Race for Cure kicks off 2012 efforts

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – The Race for the Cure season will get into gear this weekend with a little help from some friends.
On Saturday, Girl Scouts will be handing out flyers along the downtown route for the annual 5K run/walk that raises money to provide mammograms for the medically underserved in north Mississippi, community education programs and breast cancer research. Pink the Street signs and pink ribbons will be available through the Komen office with help from Signs First and Boyd’s Flowers. Signs are $25, and ribbons are $15. Call (662) 377-4903 for more information.
The Komen North Mississippi Race for the Cure 5K run/walk will start at 8 a.m. Oct. 27 in Fairpark in downtown Tupelo.
Registration is available online at www.komennorthms.org. Walk-up registration will be available Oct. 25-27 at the Tupelo Convention and Visitor’s Bureau.