"The 2018 Komen Texarkana Race For The Cure" is this Saturday, October 20 in downtown Texarkana.

This race has been taking place for 20 years right here in Texarkana and it’s been instrumental in helping save lives in our area. 88 percent of all funds raised are spent directly on the mission of saving lives and ending breast cancer forever.

Over 3.6 million in local grants for breast health education and breast cancer screening having been awarded by the Texarkana organization since 1999.

There is a new route through downtown Texarkana and here is the race layout.

Susan G Komen Texarkana

In addition to the race, there will also be a Pasta Party and Silent Auction Thursday night at Silvermoon on Broad.

Race Day Schedule

7 -8 a.m. Late Registration/Packet Pick-Up

7 – 8:15 a.m. Survivor/VIP/Media Breakfast

7 – 8:30 a.m. Team Pictures

8:30 a.m. Opening Ceremonies

9 a.m. 5K Competition Run/Walk

9:30 a.m. Family Fun Stroll

10 a.m. Competitive Awards

10:30 a.m. Closing Ceremonies

go to komentexarkan.org for more information.