Start your weekend off right with live music at Romacelli in Couret Farms. Sit, sip, relax and enjoy!
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Pink out the Pond with Komen Acadiana for its 19th Annual Race for the Cure and Family Fun Day! For the latest updates, follow along on the event’s Facebook here.
Susan G. Komen® Acadiana has officially kicked off Race registration and is gearing up for its 19th Annual Susan G. Komen Acadiana Race for the Cure®. Once again, Komen Acadiana will be “Pinking out the Pond.” On February 24, 2018, Sugar Mill Pond in Youngsville will welcome a wave of pink runners, all joining together to raise funds for local community grants and lifesaving research to one day bring an end to breast cancer, forever.
Race for the Cure® is Komen Acadiana’s largest annual fundraiser. Seventy-five percent (75%) of the net proceeds raised through this event helps fund local community grants in and around Acadiana for breast cancer education, screening, patient navigation, treatment and support services. The remaining twenty-five percent (25%) goes to a National Research Foundation, and funds lifesaving research to find cures for breast cancer.
This year, Race Day Registration and the Event Expo will open at 2:00pm, and will include a Survivor Celebration, Survivor Parade, live entertainment, Team Hangout, Kids Korner, and much more. The 1 mile and 5k family fun runs will kickoff at 5:30pm. Post-Race, there will be a survivor ceremony, food, fun and a concert.
Runners and walkers, alike, can sign up to participate in the Race for the Cure® by joining an existing team, forming a new team, or through an individual registration. Registrants are encouraged to fundraise and donate in addition to their race registration and will receive rewards and access to the VIP Tent, as more fully explained on our race registration form and website.
Participants who are unable to physically attend the Race are welcome to fundraise and participate through our Virtual Runner option.
Racers can save $5 now through October 31st, when they register with the promotional discount code PINK when registering at www.komenacadiana.org/race.
Susan G. Komen Acadiana services 19 parishes in Louisiana. Since 1999, Komen Acadiana has awarded over $3.4 million to local organizations for innovative breast health and breast cancer services not found elsewhere– serving the uninsured and under insured for screening, education and treatment. Additionally, Komen Acadiana has funded over $1 million in lifesaving research for cures for breast cancer. For more information about 2017 Acadiana Race for the Cure, including sponsorship or mission information, please contact the Area Director of Komen Acadiana, Gretchen Daniel, at (337) 993-5745 or email@example.com
1-mile fun run starts at 6:30 pm
5k starts at 7:00 pm
This will be a benefit 5K and 1 mile fun run. We will have a band, a silent auction, as well as fun jumps, food and drinks. It will be fun for the whole family. For more event information, follow us on Facebook here.
Registration Fees (Early & Late Fees & dates):
Early registration (prior to March 3):
1 mile fun run $20
Late registration (beginning March 3):
1 mile fun run $25
Late Registration participants are not guaranteed a t-shirt!
Packet Pickup (Location, Date & Time): Friday, March 16, 2018
Sugar Mill Pond
120 Waterview Rd
5K: (1-14,15-19,20-29,30-39,etc. 70+):
5K: Top Overall M&F, & 1st, 2nd, 3rd, M&F each age group: (gift cards)
1 Mile: Top Overall M & F for a 1 Mile for 14 & Under: (gift cards)
The Race Benefits: Reed Duhon
Reed was born with congenital nystagmus. Nystagmus refers to a condition of involuntary eye movement. People with this condition will adapt an unusual head/eye position to minimize their blurred vision. In addition to the head/eye turn they may bob their head to find their best point of vision.
Nystagmus is widely thought to be untreatable. Dr. Hertle is a pediatric ophthalmologist who practices in Akron, Ohio. He performs Eye Recession Surgery. With this procedure, he has had great success with slowing the movement of the eyes leading to improved visual acuity for his patients. This procedure will also address the head turn and head bob.
This 5K is to raise money to help cover the cost of the procedure and travel expenses necessary for Reed to see Dr. Hertle.
Sugar Jam is a family friendly event, and free to the public! Attendees should expect pop-up shops, highlighting local Acadiana vendors. Shop local! Romacelli Bistro e Vino in River Ranch and Acadiana Bar & Grill will have food and beverages available on site! Eat local! Leave your ice chests at home!
A special than k you to our sponsors!
Courtesy Chevrolet, Courtesy Cadillac in Broussard, D.R. Horton Louisiana, Romacelli Bistro e Vino in River Ranch, Hook’d Up Bar and Grill Youngsville, Ken Ritter, Acadiana Bottling Company, LUS Fiber, Diverse Scaffold Solutions & Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation!
Kick off the Rhythms season with Tab Benoit and opener Keith Blair. Come early to claim your spot for the show and stay late to have dinner at one of our many restaurants around the Town Square.
Join us for a lively evening with famed Souled Out. You’ll not want to miss this!