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2010 Race for the Cure

Here's a look at some of the events leading up to the Wausau Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Susan G Komen Race for the Cure- Official Website

Susan G. Komen Race Exclusive Video and Interviews
Here you'll find full unedited interviews with cancers survivors and those who are passionate about a cure, along with exclusive race day footage.

Breast Cancer Survivors Honored at Race for the Cure
One of the main reasons for holding the Race for the cure is to honor survivors of breast cancer and celebrate them overcoming adversity.
In talking with breast cancer survivors, many of them prefer to use the term conquering instead of surviving. And they are doing that conquering with other women who have gone through the same thing they have.

Race for the Cure Brings in Big Crowd
Roads in downtown Wausau are open once again. Sunday morning they were blocked off for the first ever Susan G. Komen Central Wisconsin Race for the Cure. The race's organizers are saying the event brought nearly 3,000 people to downtown Wausau's 400 Block.

Inaugural Race for the Cure Award Winners
Here are the top fundraisers and top race participants of the first ever Susan G. Komen Central Wisconsin Race for the Cure.
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Women Wearing Prom Dresses to the Race for the Cure Event
Hundreds are expected to fill Wausau's Downtown 400 block this Sunday.
The first-ever Susan G. Komen Central Wisconsin "Race for the Cure" event is happening there.

Money Raised at Race for the Cure will Stay Local
Nearly 1,500 runners and walkers are about to hit the streets of downtown Wausau. The first ever Susan G. Komen Central Wisconsin Race for the Cure is Sunday.

Wausau Streets Closed Sunday for Susan G. Komen Race - Map Included
On Sunday, August 22, 2010 the following streets will be closed due to the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to Take Center Stage in Wausau
We're just two weeks away from the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure event in Wausau. Barb Klinner, the race chair, stopped by our studios to tell us all about it.

Thinking Positively Will Get You to the Finish Line
They say running is about 90 percent mental, and if you're thinking about running in the first ever Susan G. Komen Central Wisconsin Race for the Cure, thinking positively will get you to the finish line.

Help Find the Cure for Cancer
If you want to join the fight against cancer, the inaugural Susan G. Komen Central Wisconsin Race For The Cure event is happening this month in Wausau. NewsChannel 7 is sponsoring the 1-mile 5-K Run/Walk on August 22nd. The race chair says they expect to have about 1,000 racers signed up.

Wausau Police Lieutenant Will Run in Susan G. Komen Race
For Lieutenant Ben Bliven with the Wausau Police Department the Susan G. Komen race is especially important. He'll run in honor of his cousin who is battling the disease.

Race for the Cure- Suzy Favor Hamilton
A former Olympic runner is willing to cheer you on if you’re willing to help put an end to breast cancer. This summer Suzy Favor Hamilton is going to be a part of the first ever Susan G. Komen Central Wisconsin Race for the Cure.

Race for the Cure- Preparing for the Race
People have begun organizing their teams and the fundraising has already started for the event that celebrates breast cancer survivors. 28-year-old Marshfield resident Meghan Christie was diagnosed with breast cancer five years ago. The mother of two had a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery. Now she has a clean bill of health.