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Breast cancer awareness events in Charlotte

Susan G. Komen Charlotte Race for the Cure

When: Saturday; competitive 5K, 7:15 a.m.; recreational 5K, 7:50 a.m.; one-mile event, 8:30 a.m.

Where: Marshall Park, 800 E. Third St., uptown Charlotte.

Registration: $35; $25 for ages 6-15; $10 for ages 5 and younger.

Details: 704-347-8181; www.komencharlotte.org.

Other Breast Cancer Awareness Month events

Oct. 4: “Zumba with the Stars” Party in Pink Campaign for the Cure, EpiCentre Rooftop Pavilion, 210 E. Trade St. zumbawiththestars.eventbrite.com.

Oct. 5: Chocolate for a Cure, Hilton Charlotte Center City Hotel, 222 E. 3rd St. chocolateforacure.eventbrite.com.

Oct. 5: Dirty Girl Mud Run, Hodge’s Farm, 3900 Rocky River Road. bit.ly/17xfKPe.

Oct. 10: Pink Party, Re Salon and Med Spa, 1212 South Blvd. 704-334-8087.

Oct. 11: NASCAR Dollar General 300 Nationwide Series, Charlotte Motor Speedway, 5555 Concord Parkway South, Concord. www.prettyinpinkfoundation.org.

Oct. 12: Jazz for a Cure, Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St. 704-342-2251.

Oct. 17: Tickled Pink, Rolling Hills Country Club, 2722 W. Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe. www.carolinashealthcare.org/tickled-pink.

Oct. 19: Making Strides of Charlotte, N.C. walk, NASCAR Hall of Fame, 400 E. Martin Luther King Blvd. main.ascevents.org.

Oct. 24: Celebrate the Ta Tas, Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St. 704-337-2000.

Oct. 24: Paint “The Girls,” Cajun Canvas, 11116-B S. Tryon St. cajuncanvas.com.

Oct. 25: Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, Westin Charlotte, 601 S. College St. www.avonwalk.org/charlotte.

Events that partially benefit Susan G. Komen Charlotte

Additional details for the following events at www.komencharlotte.org.

Oct. 5: Fox Rocks for Pink, Leroy Fox, 705 S. Sharon Amity Road. leroyfox.com.

Oct. 11-12: Diamonds Direct SouthPark trunk show and sale, 4521 Sharon Road No. 101. 704-532-9041.

Oct. 19: Scars and Stripes Pro Wrestling “Home Front,” Belmont National Guard Armory, 300 6th St. Belmont.

Oct. 26: Shopping for a Cause at Apricot Lane, Birkdale Village, 16845 Birkdale Commons Pky, Huntersville; StoneCrest at Piper Glen, 7800B Rea Road. www.facebook.com/apricotlanecharlotte.

Ongoing: Cunningham Cleaners will donate $30 to Komen Charlotte for every wedding gown cleaned and preserved.

Events that partially benefit BCC Rally’s Pink Bow Campaign

Additional details for the following events at www.bccrally.org.

Through Oct. 31: “Le Pink Drink,” Global Restaurant, 3520 Toringdon Way.

Oct. 8: Powder Puff Football Game South Mecklenburg High School, 8900 Park Road.

Oct. 10: Pink Out Football Game, South Mecklenburg High School, 8900 Park Road.

Oct. 11: Joe Gibbs Fan Fest, 13415 Reese Blvd., Huntersville.

Oct. 13: JETS A Crucial Catch Game, Dilworth Neighborhood Bar and Grill, 911 E. Morehead St.

Oct. 19: Candy Girl Confections, 2910 Selwyn Ave.

Oct. 24: Pink Out Football Game, Community House Middle School, 9500 Community House Road.

Oct. 25: Pink Out Football Game, Providence High School, 1800 Pineville-Matthews Road.

Oct. 26-27: Southern Lacrosse Showcase, Manchester Meadows 337 E. Mount Gallant Road, Rock Hill, S.C.

Hilary Trenda and Theoden Janes

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