Race For the Cure is Saturday

Kerry Kraus

Downtown Little Rock will be awash in pink as the 18th Annual Susan G. Komen Arkansas Race for the Cure, the third largest such race in the country, takes place Saturday. Over 46,000 men, women and children join together in downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock to fight breast cancer in the state.
October 22 is the date for this year’s race, preceded by a Pasta Party on Friday, Oct. 21. Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock is where participants can load up on carbs the night before the race. The Italian cuisine is provided by Romano’s Macaroni Grill with entertainment by The Rockets.

The race begins in downtown Little Rock at the intersection of Broadway & 2nd Streets .The route goes across the Arkansas River to North Little Rock, then back to the finish line at Capitol and Broadway in Little Rock. Entry fee is $25 by mail, $25 for online registration or $30 the day of the race. Visit KomenArkansas.org or call 501-202-4399 for additional details.

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