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Breast Friends to host annual Footsteps to Hope 5k run/walk Saturday

Staff reports

The Breast Friends Cancer Support Group Foundation will host its annual Footsteps to Hope 5k run/walk at 9 a.m. Saturdayat Windsor Boardwalk Park.

Registration for the event will take place from 7:45-8:45 a.m. Sept. 19. Online pre-registration is $35, day of registration is $40 and children under 10 are free.

The race will begin at 9 a.m. and awards will be given out at 10:30 a.m. when the silent auction closes.

Breast Friends is looking for volunteers and sponsors for the event. Those interested can call (970) 460-6445.

The Breast Friends organization was established in 2004 as a northern Colorado nonprofit that provides resources and support to women diagnosed with breast cancer and female reproductive cancers, according to their website at http://www.footstepstohope.org.

The foundation was formed after three local women were diagnosed with breast cancer simultaneously in 2003.

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They supported each other during the difficult time and realized how important a strong support system was to their recovery.

They created the foundation with the hope of providing women access to the same help and support, according to the website.

Breast Friends meets monthly in Windsor and is open to women who are in or out of treatment.

Breast Friends Cancer Support Group Foundation, The Windsor Downtown Development Authority, Bank of Colorado and the town of Windsor host the race.

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