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Pink out the Pond with KATC TV3 and Komen Acadiana for the 19th Annual Race for the Cure and Family Fun Day!

Susan G. Komen® Acadiana has officially kicked off Race registration and is gearing up for its 19th Annual Susan G. Komen Acadiana Race for the Cure®. Once again, KATC TV# and Komen Acadiana will be “Pinking out the Pond.” On February 24, 2018, Sugar Mill Pond in Youngsville will welcome a wave of pink runners, all joining together to raise funds for local community grants and lifesaving research to one day bring an end to breast cancer, forever.

With Seventy Five Percent (75%) of the net proceeds raised through this event helping to fund local community grants in and around Acadiana for breast cancer education, screening, patient navigation, treatment and support services Race for the Cure® is Komen Acadiana’s largest annual fund-raiser. The National Research Foundation, and funds lifesaving research to find cures for breast cancer receives the remaining twenty-five (25%).

Race Day Registration and the Event Expo will open at 2:00pm, this year, and will include a Survivor Celebration, Survivor Parade, live entertainment, Team Hangout, Kids Korner, and much more. The 1 mile and 5k family fun runs will kickoff at 5:30pm. Post-Race, there will be a survivor ceremony, food, fun and a concert.

Runners and walkers, are invited to sign up to participate in the Race for the Cure® by joining an existing team, forming a new team, or through an individual registration. Registrants are encouraged to fund-raise and donate in addition to their race registration and will receive rewards and access to the VIP Tent, as more fully explained on our race registration form and website.

Those participants who are unable to physically attend the Race are welcome to fundraise and participate through our Virtual Runner option.

Racers can save $5 now through October 31st, when they register with the promotional discount code PINK when registering at www.komenacadiana.org/race.  


  • 2:00 pm Race Registration Opens, Expo Area Opens, Pre-Race Activities & Kids Korner Opens
  • 4:00 pm Celebration at Romacelli Bistro e Vino, SugarMill Pond (220 Prescott Blvd, Youngsville, LA 70592)
  • 4:45 pm Survivor Parade
  • 5:00 pm Race Line Up
  • 5:30 pm 1 mile & 5k Fun Run(s) Begin
  • 6:15 Closing Ceremonies, Awards, Concert & More
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