The 2017, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is taking place on Saturday, Sept. 16 in Grand Rapids. The race starts in Ah-Nab-Awen Park along Front Street.

Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. on race day and the race itself will start at 9 a.m.

If you would like to register you can do so by following this link.

You can also donate to a team, participant, or a general donation here.

The goal of Susan G. Komen is to help reduce the current numbers of breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. by 2026.

For this particular race, 75 percent of the net proceeds stays in West Michigan to fund screening, diagnosis, and treatment services, provide safe and accurate breast cancer information, and provide patient navigation programs. 25 percent of the net proceeds goes toward Komen's national priorities.

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