The 26th annual Tulsa Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure took place Sept. 24 and began at the River Spirit Casino Hotel Resort. The event raised close to $180,000 in critical funding that will providedirect patient services to address the economic, medical, social and emotional impacts of a breast cancer diagnosis.

Additional morning events included 150 survivors marching in the Survivor Parade of Hope, a “We Remember” tent honoring those lost, vendors providing educational and resource information for survivors and Hope Village — a place for survivors and those living with metastatic breast cancer to gather. The event was emceed by KOTV’s LeAnne Taylor, and the executive leadership co-chairs for the race were Teri Aulph and Morgan Gallant, both of whom are committed to raising awareness, fundraising for research and building a collective of passionate supporters to take action in Tulsa. 

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