NEW: How to register for Race for the Cure this week in Wellington


Want to register for this year’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure but not sure how to do it? The organization will have registration pop-ups throughout the county, including one in Wellington, ahead of the Jan. 27 race.

Registration fees start at $10 for children, $35 for untimed participants and $40 for time participants. You also can register online at www.komensouthflorida.org/race. 

Where you can find the pop-ups this week: 

11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday: Dick’s Sporting Goods, 515 Congress Ave., Boynton Beach 

Noon to 7 p.m. Thursday: Fit2Run at the Mall at Wellington Green, 10300 Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington 

Noon to 4 p.m. Friday: Palm Beach Post Centennial Park, 315 S. Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach 

5:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday (race day): Palm Beach Post Centennial Park 

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According to a news release, 100 percent of the race’s net proceeds go toward the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s goal, with 75 percent of that staying in South Florida to help pay for local breast-health education programs, treatment and screenings. The other 25 percent goes toward research through the Susan G. Komen Grants Program. 

This year’s Race for the Cure takes place along the West Palm Beach Waterfront. The race site opens at 5:30 a.m. Day-of registration will be at Palm Beach Post Centennial Park. 

Start times for the Race for the Cure on Jan. 27: 

7:30 a.m.: Women’s 5K USATF Run (3.1 miles) 

8:15 a.m.: Men’s 5K USATF Run (3.1 miles) 

9:00 a.m.: Team 5K Walk (3.1 miles) 

9:15 a.m.: 5K Walk (3.1 miles) 

9:30 a.m.: 1-mile Family Fun Walk at Post Park / Runner’s Ceremony 

10:00 a.m.: Tots Run (ages 5 and under 

10:10 a.m.: Kids Run (ages 6-12) 

10:20 a.m.: Awards Ceremony / Entertainment at Meyer Amphitheatre 

10:30 a.m.: Survivor Recognition Ceremony at Meyer Amphitheatre


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