Komen Race for the Cure Raises $1.2 Million

June 24, 2014
By: Karen E. Butler, Director of Communications, DCI
Headed up by Duke staff member Corinne Grodski, Komen volunteers take a moment to pose for a photo.The 17th annual Susan G. Komen Triangle Race for the Cure, presented by the Duke Cancer Institute, was held Saturday, June 14, at Meredith College, located in Raleigh. The event features a 5K (3.1 miles) or one-mile run or walk. Duke employees, as well as their friends and families, formed teams and raised funds to support the fight against breast cancer. To date, the event has raised more than $900,000 toward a $1.2 million goal. The Duke Cancer Institute, local presenting sponsor, hosts the fundraising team, Stronger Than Cancer. The team, captained by Jackie White, hopes to raise $1,000 this year to support the cause. To date, the team is at $580. Komen Triangle Race for the Cure will continue fundraising through July 14. For more information, or to donate to the 2014 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and the Duke Cancer Institute Stronger Than Cancer team, go to Stronger Than Cancer.

Team Duke Cancer Institute