June 17 2015
A newbie-turned-race-veteran lends event ideas for beginner runners looking to cruise through their first finish lines.
Fight to finish breast cancer as you speed toward the line at these inspiring events.
SEE MORE PINK
Throw on your favorite rose shorts or fuchsia top and head to the Pounding the Pavement for Pink 5K. With an award for pinkest outfit and royal treatment for survivors (think gifts and fresh breakfast!), this race is the perfect place for girly girls to join forces. After the finish, celebrate your accomplishment over tea and crumpets at Tea with Tracy, an adorable tearoom located nearby.
Benefits: Seymour Pink
When: October 2014
Where: Seymour, Conn.
Contact: (203) 668-3170; seymourpink.com
Women of steel fight back by walking together! At Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events, participants march in honor of those fighting this disease. Take advantage of the fundraising option to collect moola in support of research and awareness. Distances vary from 3 to 5 miles, and last year about 1 million walkers raised more than $68 million!
Benefits: American Cancer Society
When: Various dates
Where: Locations nationwide
Contact: (800) 227-2345; makingstrides.acsevents.org