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Komen Maine Race for the Cure® - Bangor

Bangor, Maine – The Komen Maine Race for the Cure is accepting registrations for their September 18, 2011 Race, to take place at the Bangor waterfront.   Register online today to run, walk or volunteer at www.komenmaine.org

Online registration is quick and easy and has the added bonus of providing all participants with their very own fundraising webpage.   On this page, participants can upload photos and tell their story of why they are working towards a cure.   From their personalized page, they can email friends and family for quick and easy pledge collection.  The Race also features a pledge fundraising incentive program, providing great prizes for those who raise $250 or more.

Those who do not want to register online may find brochures in local businesses, including Hannaford stores and other sponsors.    In person registration will take place at the Bangor Mall near JC Penney at the following times:

Sept 8 – 9        4pm – 8pm

Sept 10            10am – 4pm

Sept 14 – 16    4pm – 8pm

Sept 17            9am – 2pm  

The Komen Maine Race for the Cure® first started in Bangor in 1997, and has continued to break records over the years, reaching a total of 5,600 participants in 2010.    2011 marks the 15th Annual Komen Maine Race for the Cure in Bangor.     

The Komen Race for the Cure® started in Dallas, TX  in 1983 with 800 participants.   Today, the Komen Race for the Cure® series is the largest 5K series in the world.  To date, the Komen Maine Affiliate has invested nearly $2.25 million in the State of Maine to education, screening and treatment programs, as well as over $650,000 to breast cancer research through the Susan G. Komen for the Cure® grants program.  Nearly $500,000 has returned to Maine in the form of research grants through that program.  

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Promise: to save lives and end breast cancer forever by empowering people, ensuring quality care for all and energizing science to find the cures.      

For additional information about the Race, visit our website at www.komenmaine.org.