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Wednesday, 29 September 2010 12:49

Walk, run or relay in Power of Pink race

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The Power of Pink race will be held in Haywood County on Saturday, Oct. 30, to raise money for mammograms for women who otherwise can’t afford them. There is a five-woman relay race, a four-mile individual run, and a fun run/walk as part of the event.

The Haywood Regional Medical Center Foundation and the Haywood County Health Department sponsor the annual event. Since 2007, the event has funded 269 mammograms and related procedures for 219 women.

The goal this year is to raise $25,000 and attract 40 teams for the relay and 300 individuals for the Pink 4-Mile race. One relay team provides the funding to allow two women to receive mammograms.

Cost for a relay team is $200, the 4-mile run for men and women is $25, and the Bubble Gum Fun Run/Walk is $10 for adults and $5 for ages 12 and younger.

www.haymed.org or www.Active.com.

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