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***image1***Germans and Americans will join forces in September to raise money and awareness for the fight against breast cancer.  The German affiliate of the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation will host the 8th Annual Race for the Cure in Frankfurt.  The Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation is a global leader in the fight to eradicate breast cancer by funding research and supporting education, screening, community treatment and outreach projects. The German affiliate, called Komen Deutschland, is hosting the race, which includes a five-kilometer run or a two-kilometer walk. It starts and ends on the Sachsenhausen side of the Main River, right in the heart of Frankfurt. The race is open to everyone, including athletes, families and clubs.
 “We have been organizing the Komen Race for the Cure for the last seven years to raise awareness about breast cancer,” said Rasa Hiob, race committee member. “It is a very international affair and the atmosphere is quite festive as thousands of people join together for a very good cause.”  
Details: Race for the Cure in Frankfurt, Sept. 30, on the Museumsufer on the Main River, look for signs and banners. Warm-up with music at 10:15 a.m.; walk starts at 10:45 a.m.; race starts at 11 a.m. Entry Fees: €15 for adults until Sept. 16, thereafter and on race day, €20; €12 for teams of 10 or more; €10 for students on school teams; €10 for kids under 12; children under age 6 are free. For information about the race and to register online, visit or e-mail of
Komen Deutschland Race for the Cure committee)