Nearly 15,000 register for Especially For You Race

Nearly 15,000 register for Especially For You Race

In Cedar Rapids on Sunday runners laced up their sneakers for the 27th annual Especially For You Race Against Breast Cancer. The numbers are now in, and nearly 15,000 people registered for this year's race.

Participants had a choice between a 5k run, a 5k walk or a one mile family fun walk. The course took runners through downtown Cedar Rapids and ended in the NewBo District.

Race Director Michelle Cole says the race is so important because the money raised stays local and helps your neighbors and family. She also says since 2008 Especially For You has been able to help more than 5,400 people access over 10,000 services.

Race registration for this year's event raised more than $350,000.

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