Pink Out 5k walk/run raises funds and breast cancer awareness

breast-cancer-awareness-race-runnersBreast cancer awareness is the ultimate goal when AdventHealth Waterman hosts the sixth annual PINK OUT 5K Walk/Run.

The race starts at 6pm Thursday, Oct. 17, at Wooton Park, 100 E. Ruby St. in Tavares, a news release states. The entry fee is $30 per person. To register, visit adventhealthwatermanpink.com.

The event raises money for breast cancer awareness, education and screening, and the proceeds will support AdventHealth Waterman Foundation’s cancer care funds.

Throughout October, AdventHealth facilities in Lake, Flagler and Volusia counties will host an array of events to celebrate women’s health and help fight breast cancer. Events include Zumba classes, women’s health expos, luncheons and 5K races. In addition, AdventHealth will perform 3D mammograms for $30 during October, the release states.

The AdventHealth Central Florida Division – North Region is the largest hospital system in the area with six hospitals, 1,193 beds and more than 8,000 team members. Based in Altamonte Springs, AdventHealth is a connected system of care with more than 80,000 team members, nearly 50 hospitals and hundreds of care sites in nearly a dozen states.

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