Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure Italy
September 16, 2021 - January 30, 2022
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 16 of September, repeating indefinitely
Lace up those running shoes, get that last swig of water and be sure to get a good stretch in; the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is on its 21st anniversary this year. The Italian branch of the organization hosts a series of events and workshops promoting good health and exercise leading up to a big race in efforts to raise money for the Foundation and breast cancer research. The event takes place in various cities in Italy throughout the year, starting in May in Rome (14th – 17th) and Bari (22nd – 24th) and again in September starting in the città delle due torri, Bologna (25th – 27th), up to Brescia in the northern beauty that is Lombardy (25th – 27th), and back to the South in October to the 2019 European Capital of Culture, Matera in the Basilicata region (2nd – 4th), in Pescara (9th – 11th) and finally in Naples from October 30th – November 1st.
Note: Participants can enter the race with a minimum donation that ranges between 13€ – 15€ depending on the city chosen, and can choose a 2K or a 5K run or walk.
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