The walk is set for Sunday, October 17 at Montrose Harbor.
A kickoff breakfast was held Thursday morning at the House of Blues.
The Making Strides walk raises funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society to help fight the disease.
ABC7's Roz Varon, who is a survivor, was one of the speakers at Thursday morning's event.
The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer program has raised hundreds of millions of dollars since 1993.