||14th Annual ABC 5K
(Abolish Breast Cancer 5K)
Virtual Again Due to Ongoing COVID
proceeds go to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for Breast Cancer
|OVER $100,000 DONATED TO DATE!!
to Covid-19 we can not hold our annual Abolish Breast Cancer 5K in the
So, we are going to try something different, a virtual 5K.
1 - 10, 2021
is officially endorsed by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
you could you for a breast?
you get up out of bed?
you move 5K ahead?
Would you do it as a hike?
Would you do it on a bike?
run, or jog, or walk?
Would you bring a friend and talk?
Would you you
do it on a track?
Would you do
it by kayak?
Would you do it in one sitting?
find ten days more fitting?
Would you see
it as a race?
Would you go
at leisure's pace?
You prefer in
So you say.
It's the COVID way!
Yes, I'll do it for
I'll register and do my best!
|BE A SHOW OFF!!
We'd love to see how you did YOUR 5K! You may print out the ABC 5K bib
when you register and, if you wish, post a photo on our Facebook
page with your bib upon completion.
DONE THAT, GOT THE T-SHIRT!
Send us an email to let us know when you
finish your 5K (firstname.lastname@example.org)
and we will make arrangements to get your T-shirt to
you by Halloween.
| CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE
PRINT AND MAIL YOUR REGISTRATION WITH THIS FORM
Just $25 is all
To strut your stuff
in our 5k!
You'll help the
cause to save a breast,
And earn a t-shirt
'cause you're the best!
Bev at (860) 974-1202
REASON FOR DOING THE ABC 5K
ABC 5K is a powerful,
tangible way you can take a stand against
According to the
American Cancer Society,
approximately one in
eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some
point in her lifetime.
Unfortunately, that means it's very likely that each of us knows
someone who has or will have breast cancer. Our "someone" was
Laurie -- our daughter-in-law.
The ABC 5K came into being in 2008 when, after five years in remission, Laurie’s
We cried, we hoped, we prayed and we decided to do something tangible
to help fund the research that might save her and others like her.
We lost Laurie on March 19, 2010 and, while we miss her terribly, we
are following her lead -- staying strong and fighting to make an impact! (She
fought through her chemo and maintained her most important role as wife
and mother. Laurie continued to serve on the Pomfret Board of
Education, be a scout leader, and even earned a black belt in karate. )
Run or Walk -- Make a Real Difference
The proceeds from the ABC 5K go to the breast cancer research
department at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. We chose to support
Dana-Farber as we were very impressed with their commitment to
research. Our children don’t know what polio is, our goal is to
have our great grandkids not know what cancer is.
Last year we raised over $10,000.00. This year, with your support, we
would like to match or exceed this.
Research in one field of cancer also leads to decoding other forms of
Register today! If you
can't join us, please consider making a donation or sponsoring the