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2021 Komen Greater NYC Race for the Cure

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Sept. 5-11 | All Week | Power of ONE Week Activities
Sept. 12 | 9:00 AM | Virtual Opening Ceremony

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Greater New York City

Pre-Event Activities

Greater NYC Race for the Cure Facebook Group | Join now!
We have a special place to gather virtually from now through Race Day. Join our Facebook group to chat with other participants in our community, share stories about why you race/walk, learn tips about fundraising and teambuilding, and more! Join the conversation now by clicking HERE.

Power of ONE Week | September 5-11th
Join us for Power of ONE Week - ONE final week, and ONE final push, to make a HUGE impact in the fight against breast cancer! Sunday, September 5th through Saturday, September 11th, united as ONE Community, help us to see the difference that ONE week can make! During Power of ONE Week, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in daily themed activities and challenges that will encourage FUN and FUNDRAISING. From ONE Mission Monday to ONE Friday Funday, each day will offer an opportunity to fundraise while also creating fun, shareable moments that you can post to your social media channels using #powerofONEweek and #racefortheCURE.

Click here to view our full Power of ONE Week Calendar of activities with daily themes that tie to a handful of squares on the Power of ONE Week Bingo Card, and all the assets needed to participate.

Click here to access our fun and vibrant social stickers and animated GIFs to show your Power of ONE Week spirit all week long.

Race for the Cure® Event Day Schedule

9:00 AM | Virtual Opening Ceremony
On Race Day, join us online via Facebook Live HERE or via Zoom HERE for a moving and interactive virtual opening ceremony. The opening ceremony will feature survivor testimonials, sponsor highlights, and a dynamic Q&A session between Komen researchers, patient navigators, breast cancer thrivers, and advocates moderated by Komen CEO, Paula Schneider.

All Day | Race Where You Are
After the opening ceremony, we encourage you to race/walk in your neighborhood, local park, or wherever you are able to safely gather with your family, friends, and team members. View our Independent Race Route Map for race/walk route options throughout Greater New York City, including our historic Central Park route! While you race/walk, tune into your preferred podcast streaming platform to listen to the ONE Audio Experience and hear personal stories from those touched by breast cancer. We also invite you to participate in a variety of fun and interactive activities using Greater NYC’s ONE Community Experience Checklist. Share why you race/walk with those around you using our Why I Race Poster and Dedication Back Signs.

Throughout Race Day, help the ONE Komen community create a one-of-a-kind Photo Mosaic by uploading your photos to social media using the hashtags #ONEKomen and #racefortheCURE. Finish your incredible Race Day by snapping a photo of yourself, or with loved ones, using our Finish Line Moment photo technology! Stay tuned within the Greater NYC Facebook Group for more information.

On Sunday, September 12, 2021, we will race for the people who can't: For those too weakened by treatment to join. For those who are suffering. For those we have lost. Together we will fight back against breast cancer.