Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

October 20, 2012 8:48:17 AM PDT
On Saturday, October 20, 2012, the "American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K" fundraising walk takes place at Montrose Harbor. ABC7 is a sponsor, and Roz Varon and Judy Hsu are headlining the walk. We had a live preview of the walk from the site during our ABC7 News Saturday Morning with Roz and Brona Kitchen, a breast cancer survivor/ 20-year participant/ ACS volunteer/ Making Strides Against Breast Cancer committee member.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Registration: 8:30 a.m.

Program Start: 9 a.m.

Walk: 10 a.m.

Montrose Harbor
(Montrose Drive and Simonds Drive)

8 a.m. ? 1 p.m.: Event Site Open
8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.: Registration Open
- Register (if you haven't already), turn in donations, pick up your t-shirts.
- Kids' Tent Open with Crafts & Games
- Survivor and Health Activities Open
- Advocacy Efforts
- Patient Navigation Services
- Educational Information
- Survivor Tent Photo Booth Opportunities

9 a.m.: Opening Ceremony
The National Anthem: Maddie Mazzella, Miss Illinois Outstanding Pre-Teen

9:30 a.m.: Survivor Recognition at Main Stage

9:40 a.m.: Warm-up Routine: Zumba at Main Stage

9:50 a.m.: The Radio City Rockettes at Main Stage

10 a.m.: Walk Begins
- Water available near mile marker 1 and mile marker 2

10:15-10:45 a.m.: Yoga Begins for Non-walkers at Event Site

10:45-11:30 a.m.: Live Music and Entertainment at Event Site
- HAG Unplugged - Classic Rock Music featuring Breast Cancer Survivor Chris Olstad

11:30 a.m.: Closing Program

11:45-12:15 p.m.: Cool Down Activity
- Led by the Strides Team: Chi-Town Line Dancers

12:15-1:00 p.m.: Live Music Continues

American Cancer Society