Race for the Cure - the famous event that aims to raise awareness and funds in support of the fight against breast cancer, is back in Bologna at Giardini Margherita, from 22 to 24 September. During the three-day event, Giardini Margherita proposes many initiatives involving families: prevention demo, educational workshops and sports. Besides, a well-equipped play area for children is also available. The final event is on Sunday morning with the traditional footrace of 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) and the fitness walk of 2 km (1.2 mi) open to all. A minimum donation of € 12 is required to take part in the Sunday morning race through the centre of Bologna. The fee includes the t-shirt of the event, the racing bib and the bag (subject to availability).
Men, women and children can enroll at the Race for the Cure and there is the category "Women in Pink" reserved for women who have faced or are facing breast cancer
Race for the Cure is organized by Susan G. Komen Italia under the patronage of the Italian Republic President