Everything you need to know about the Komen Detroit Race for the Cure this weekend

Posted at 9:01 AM, May 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-08 09:01:37-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The 28th annual Komen Detroit Race for the Cure will take place Saturday, May 11 at Comerica Park.

Ten thousand pink ribbons will decorate the race route along Gratiot and the Dequindre Cut-Greenway where bands and entertainment groups will perform. There will also be a special dedication of the Komen "Survivor Cafe" in honor of Congressman John Dingell and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell.

The race is open to everyone. There will be a kid's activity tent sponsored by the Detroit Institute of Arts.

The race will take place between 7 and 11 a.m. View the schedule of events below:

7 a.m. Street closures begin; onsite registration starts

7 a.m. Packet Pickup, Registration, Survivor Café, Memorial Site, Children's Area, and Sponsor Booths open

7:15 a.m. Dedication of the John and Debbie Dingell Survivor Café

8 a.m. Opening Ceremony hosted by TBA - honoring survivors and lost loved ones

9:00 a.m. Team awards presented

Competitive 5K Run Start - New Race route to include Dequindre Cut-Greenway following runners

5K Walk Start - behind the runners

10:30 a.m. Runner awards and closing ceremony

For race day information and to register, click here.