Why Komen?

How do we boil this down to just one post? Here are some of the highlights in addition to our industry leading approach in fighting breast cancer on all fronts (Education, Awareness, Screenings, Treatment, Advocacy & Research):

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About Susan G. Komen®
Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit outside of the federal government while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Since its founding in 1982, Komen has funded more than $920 million in research and provided more than $2 billion in funding to screening, education, treatment and psychosocial support programs serving millions of people in more than 30 countries worldwide. Komen was founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on social at ww5.komen.org/social.

About Susan G. Komen® Greater Kansas City
Susan G. Komen® Greater Kansas City is working to better the lives of those facing breast cancer in the local community. Through events like the Komen Kansas City Race for the Cure®, Rock the Ribbon and the Pink Promise Conference, Komen KC has invested more than $20 million in community breast health programs throughout 17 Kansas and Missouri counties and has helped contribute to the more than $920 million invested globally in research. Visit komenkansascity.org or call 816.842.0410. Connect with us on social media including the following sites:

Team Captain Information for the 2016 Komen KC Race for the Cure

23rd Annual Susan G. Komen Greater Kansas City Race for the Cure
Locally presented by Diagnostic Imaging Centers, P.A.
August 14, 2016 | Union Station | KCMO | #UnitedWeFight

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Did you miss the Team Captain Kick Off Party Wednesday night? No worries as we have you covered with a full recap (and available document downloads) from the event!

All of our Race info can be found at komenKCrace.org!

Let us be the first to introduce you to our new Race routes in downtown Kansas City:

Pre-Race Event Schedule:

Aug. 9 10A-7P: Teams Packet pick-up, Dick’s Sporting Goods Leawood
Aug. 10 10A-7P: Individuals, Packet pick-up, Dick’s Sporting Goods Leawood
Aug. 11 10A-7P: Individuals, Packet pick-up, Dick’s Sporting Goods Independence
Aug. 12 10A-7P: Individuals, Packet pick-up, Dick’s Sporting Goods Zona Rosa
Aug. 13 10A-7P: Individuals, Packet pick-up, Oak Park Mall Food Court

Race Day Schedule | August 14:

700A: Race Venue, Expo, Survivor Pavilion & Kids for the Cure Open
800A: Warm Up at the Main Stage
815A: Opening Program at the Main Stage
830A: Survivor Parade (Survivor Pavilion to Main Stage)

915A/930A: 5K Start (Timed Runners then Walkers) @ 22nd & Grand Street
945A: 1 Mile Start (Runners/Walkers): 24th & Grand Street

Helpful downloads:

Team Captain Kick Off Presentation: Click Here!

Team Captain Information Page: Click Here!
Team Captain Tool Kit: Click Here!
2016 Race for the Cure Information Page: Click Here!

Step-by-step Registration Instructions (Re-forming Teams): Click Here!
Step-by-step Registration Instructions (New & to Re-Join a Team): Click Here!
Printable Race Registration Form: Click Here!

To purchase Komen KC Baseball T-shirts: Click Here!

To purchase Worlds of Fun Any Day passes: Click Here!

To purchase Komen KC Night at The “K” (09.15.2016): COMING SOON!

?’s on anything Race-related?

Contact register@komenkansascity.org or teams@komenkansascity.org

Race Hotline: 816.842.4444 | komenKCrace.org | komenkansascity.org