Local Celebs Stand Together on Race Day

Only something as special as Race for the Cure will cause competing TV and radio stations to join forces. The hope and the lives we can save together on Race day sends competition out the window. Everyone has been touched by breast cancer, including some of our media partners who are yet another example of why it is so key for us to continue funding research, and as only Komen Columbus does, fund local programs to help our friends and neighbors battling the disease.

During the annual Komen Columbus Race for the Cure, we support one another to remember loved ones taken too soon, to celebrate survivors as they continue to fight and to raise money to find cures for breast cancer.

This year, we are excited to have many familiar faces and voices in Central Ohio join us on Saturday, May 17. Each of these local celebs will lend their “media muscle” to make the day memorable for all that come down to participate.

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“This unity from our media partners is another element that sets our Race a part from others around the country. We are fortunate to have so many media friends rally behind Komen Columbus,” said Katie Carter, executive director at Komen Columbus “We are grateful for their continued support.”

Kicking off the 5K Run and Walk and warming up the crowd will be  ABC6/FOX28’s Maria Durant, Sunny 95’s Stacy McKay and 10TV’s Tracy Townsend.

If you are participating in the Family Fun walk, Stacy McKay will be your host along with ABC6/FOX28’s Alissa Henry.  And when you cross the finish line, 10TV’s Kristyn Hartman and Power 107.5’s Misty Jordan will be handing high-fives to all survivors.

Closing out the day at the survivor ceremony will be 10TV’s Angela An and Mike Davis.

“Each and every one of these amazing people bring something special to Race day,” said Nicolle Racey, director of communication for Komen Columbus, “It’s always a pleasure to work with them and they go above and beyond to make this event special for all participants. We are truly blessed to have them not only as partners but as friends.”

We look forward to seeing you at the Race on May 17th. For Race day information, please check out our Race Info page.