Lace up your shoes, cause it's time to use your feet to defeat Breast Cancer!
The need for breast cancer education and services remains high in our area. Not only is breast cancer the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women, Riverside and San Bernardino counties have some of the highest mortality rates for breast cancer in all of Southern California. Experts attribute this high mortality rate to late diagnosis, indicating a lack of knowledge about breast cancer and its signs and symptoms.
Our mission is clear – we need to raise awareness about breast cancer to save the lives of those we love. When breast cancer is detected early, the five-year relative survival rate is 98%. The Pink on Parade Walk, and its associated marketing campaign, will help raise awareness about breast health issues for both men and women in our area. By walking on October 16, building a team, and spreading the word you are directly impacting the health of our community and the hold breast cancer has on it.
Pink on Parade will also raise money for The Pink Ribbon Place, Riverside's first breast cancer resource center. The Pink Ribbon Place's goal is to improve the qaulity of life for those impacted by cancer, before, during and after treatemnt. All services offered at The Pink Ribbon Place are free of charge and include: counseling services, support groups, health and wellness programs, and breast prosthesis and wig bank. To find out more about The Pink Ribbon Place, visit thepinkribbonplace.org.
JOIN US FOR PINK ON PARADE 2021!
Help support those that are currently going through breast cancer, celebrate our survivors and honor those we have lost. 100% of the proceeds raised benefit The Pink Ribbon Place Resource Center-which provides bras, prosthesis, wigs, support and so much more to the community!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2021
Ryan Bonaminio Park / Mt. Rubidoux
5000 Tesquesquite Ave, Riverside, CA 92501
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS ⏱
7:30am - Registration & Check-In Opens
7:30am - Morning Kick-Off & Expo
9:00am - 5K Mt Rubidoux starts
9:15am - 1.8k Family Fun Walk starts
10:00am - Family Fun Zone (Live Music, Food, Games)
11:00am - Survivor Photo & Dove Release
Remember to refer your friends by sharing your referral link after registration! You can get a 20% rebate from 4 to 7 referrals, 50% rebate from 8 or more referrals. Referral rebates will be refunded on 10/18/2021.
Please be sure to check out our website for any updates at pinkonparade.org. To get you prepared for the big day, here are some details that you might want to take note of:
REGISTRATION FEE INCREASE❗️
Fees will increase on 10/1 at 12:00AM PST, so do your wallet a favor and sign up early at pinkonparade.org/register
OFFICIAL PINK ON PARADE T-SHIRTS
Complimentary T-shirts are only available for pre-registrants who register before 11:59am PST on 10/1. T-shirts will be available for sale on-site only at a first come first serve basis.
Consists of two walk/run routes
WHAT TO WEAR/BRING
Please dress in layers in case of inclement weather. Please be sure to wear proper shoes if you will be going up Mt. Rubidoux. Please leave all your valuables at home, as we (RCHF) cannot be responsible for any lost or stolen property. There will be plenty of retail and food vendors so please be sure to bring some cash/credit card(s).
Parking is available off Palm Ave and Tesquesquite Ave. Parking at Ryan Bonaminio Park will be available at 7:30AM at a first come first served basis. Select parking will be reserved for handicap access only.
Remember, 100% of the proceeds from our walk (seriously, we mean every dollar and every cent) goes towards the programs of The Pink Ribbon Place, a program of Riverside Community Health Foundation a 501(c)(3) charity, tax ID 23-7276444. Now that is something to be proud of!
Have any more questions? Please feel free to contact us at [email protected] We can't wait to paint that mountain pink with you! Remember, you're making a difference - ONE STEP AT A TIME!
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