Thousands expected for Komen Race for the Cure

5K event at Alamodome raises money to fight breast cancer

By David Ibanez - Web - Managing Editor
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SAN ANTONIO - Thousands of people wearing pink will pound the pavement Saturday morning for the 20th annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

The 5K event raises awareness and money in the fight against breast cancer.

The race also pays tribute to people who have died of breast cancer and celebrates survivors.

KSAT 12 News anchor Leslie Mouton, a breast cancer survivor, will emcee the event at the Alamodome.

Registration for the event begins at 5:30 a.m. and the race begins at 8 a.m.

Organizers hope to raise $500,000 from the event.

VIA Park and Ride will be available from the Crossroads location.

Pickup starts at 6 a.m., and VIA officials strongly recommends being at the location by 7 a.m. in order to make the start of the race.

The last pickup from the Alamodome is at 11 a.m.

Round-trip fares are $5 for adults, $2.50 for children ages 5-11 and free for children under 4. Only cash will be accepted.

Parking around the Alamodome ranges from $15 to $25.

KSAT.com will livestream the event from SKY 12. Look for the livestream to start at approximately 7:45 a.m.

For more information on the race, click here.

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