NW-NC-FOOTHILLS-RACE-3CHickory – The eighteenth Susan G. Komen® Northwest NC (NWNC) Foothills Race for the Cure® 2017 will be held on September 30 as a kick-off to breast cancer awareness month.  Komen NWNC proudly serves 22 counties including the Foothills and High Country regions of North Carolina.  Online registration for the Race is now open.

The Timed Competitive 5K begins at 9:30 a.m. and the Untimed 5K Race/Walk begins at 9:45 a.m.  The time of the One-Mile Fun Run/Walk will be announced soon.  Survivor Café opens at 8 a.m. with the Survivor Processional starting at 9 a.m.

The Race will again be held at LP Frans Stadium at Winkler Park, located at 2500 Clement Boulevard, NW, Hickory.  By moving the Race in 2016, it allowed for even more participants and additional participant parking and activities.

38percentThe Hickory Crawdads continue to be instrumental in partnering with the Race, allowing participants to cross the finish line at home plate.  Teams can also participate in Team Tailgate, and Survivors will have their own designated area again.  Race participants can also celebrate throughout the stadium concourse.

Participants and teams can register online at www.komennorthwestnc.org, by clicking on ‘Events’, then ‘Foothills Race for the Cure’.  The online registration fee is $25 for untimed participants and $35 for timed participants.  The youth fee is $15 and free for children under five.  The $5 early-bird discount code “Early17” runs through July 31.

Paper Race Registration Forms and team information can be downloaded from the website up until Race day.  The website also contains Race Day information and Frequently Asked Questions.  Register and/or start a team today and save money, while saving lives in this community.

Visit Komen NWNC’s website at www.KomenNorthwestNC.org to learn more about their local impact and all the unique mission programs they offer, and to find out how you can volunteer.

If you have any questions please call (336) 721-0037.  Komen NWNC is about impacting local lives.