Thank you so much for racing or walking with us over the weekend. It's hard to describe how emotional the day is unless you've experienced it for yourself.
This is the second year we've broadcast the race in a 90-minute special. Last year it was a complete monsoon (but great memories)... this year the rain held off for most of the morning.
WATCH Race For The Cure 2016
If you ever go, watch for those wearing pink shirts - they are breast cancer survivors. I met a 90+ year old woman who was also a 40+ year survivor. It was and is truly inspiring.
One of my favorite moments was seeing Sarah Ripp -- she was only 28 years old when she was diagnosed and she let me follow her throughout her surgery and treatment. This weekend she crossed the finish line, which also marked the one year anniversary of learning her diagnosis.
There are so many people I wish I could have spent time with on Saturday but for now, thank you so much for helping the cause all year long. Our local Komen chapter helps so many families dealing with breast cancer. 75-percent of money raised stays local with the rest going to research. And good news - often much of the research money comes back to UW.
Great to see everyone and don't forget about our Buddy Check 3 project! We've got to keep up the work all year long.
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