The 2013 Komen Texarkana Race For The Cure is this Saturday, October 19th at the Four States Fairgrounds and Bobby Ferguson Park.

This race has been taking place for 15 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.

In addition to the race there will also be a Pasta Party and Silent Auction from 7 til 10 p.m. this Friday at the Fairgrounds Oasis Pavilion.

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 (pavillion next to Gleboff Building)

10:30 a.m. Closing Ceremonies

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