Thousands take part in Race for the Cure in downtown Detroit

DETROIT (WXYZ) - The 22nd Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is finishing up in downtown Detroit.

Saturday morning's event brought hope, inspiration, and joy to more than 30,000 people from metro Detroit.

More than 1,000 people participated in the actual race.

Organizers tell that each year the Race awards 75 percent of the net proceeds to breast cancer screening, treatment support and education programs for medically underserved people in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. The remaining 25 percent funds breast cancer research grants awarded through Susan G. Komen. 

7 Action News was live at the event all morning long. Take a look at some of the highlights from a few different videos posted on the left.

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