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Thirty percent of women who overcome breast cancer experience a recurrence, according to Breastcancer.org. But a meta-analysis of 22 studies found that women who participated in physical activity significantly reduced their risk of another bout with the big C. Get moving with one of these great events this October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and protect your own health while raising money to help others preserve theirs.
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
The Susan G. Komen organization funds research, community health, global outreach and public policy initiatives, and more than 150 events of all distances take place globally to help find a cure. ww5.komen.org/findanevent.aspx
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer
Walk a 3- to 5-mile course and raise money for the American Cancer Society to fund research, provide information and help people reduce their risk of breast cwancer. makingstrides.acsevents.org
Relay for Life
Assemble a team and take turns walking around a track or designated path for up to 24 hours (depending on the event) to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors and raise money for the American Cancer Society to make a global impact on cancer. The significance of a 24-hour race? “Cancer patients don’t stop because they’re tired, and neither do we.” cancer.org/involved/fundraise/relay-for-life.html