Ovarian Gynecologic Cancers 12th Annual 5K
Photos from last years race
The Ovarian & Gynecologic 5k Race/Walk at Monroe Community College, is a USTAF Registered course. The event is officially timed by PCR Timing and water stations are on the course. There will be post-race awards, refreshments and fun for all!
Every woman is at risk for developing a gynecologic cancer. It is estimated that there will be about 98,280 new cases diagnosed and approximately 30,440 deaths from gynecologic cancers in the United States during 2015 (American Cancer Society).Help us draw attention to Gynecologic Cancers - ovarian, cervical, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar, which pose significant threats to women’s health.
Race proceeds go to Cancer Wellness Connections, a Rochester area non-profit which provides free diversionary activities to more than 15,000 people annually who are receiving outpatient chemotherapy treatment at Rochester area hospitals. Activities include personal training, Reiki therapy, yoga and meditation, art therapy, manicures, crafts, games and snacks. Through your support you are helping improve the quality of life for people in our community.