Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk steps off at Soldier Field Saturday

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Thousands of people painted Chicago's Lakefront pink Saturday morning for a walk to end cancer.

The American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Chicago Walk stage program started at 9 a.m., with emcees Judy Hsu and Roz Varon of ABC 7 Chicago.

A 3-mile walk stepped off at 10 a.m. at Soldier Field.

The annual event connects people impacted by the disease and raises awareness and funds. Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, with more than 1 million passionate participants supporting the noncompetitive three- to five-mile walks each year.

To learn how you can get involved and help support women fighting breast cancer, click here.
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