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Making Strides of Dayton

Saturday, October 17, 2015

8 a.m.

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Fifth Third Field
220 N Patterson Blvd, Dayton, OH Map it

517 teams and 2,392 participants have raised $102,458.70

Total above may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a celebration of survivorship - an occasion to express hope and our shared determination to make this breast cancer’s last century.

NEW! Show your pink power on walk day!

On walk day, be sure to pick up our new Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Pink Power Kit. This kit, available for a suggested donation of $10, includes everything you’ll need – temporary tattoos, sunglasses, thunderstix, and a wristband – to show your pink power along the walk route! Look out for some fun surprises throughout the event that will make you want to put on your tattoo, shake it with your shades on, rattle your thunderstix, and raise your wristband-adorned hand in unity with other walkers. Grab your team, get your kit, take some selfies, and share your #pinkpower on social media! 

Pre-order your kit now until Friday, October 9th!

You can help finish the fight against breast cancer by raising funds for and walking with American Cancer Society Making Strides of Dayton. Join more than one million people each year who are helping to end breast cancer.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks are the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting nearly 300 communities with a shared determination to finish the fight. By signing up, fundraising, and participating in one of our noncompetitive, three- to five-mile walks, you will help us be there for everyone in every community touched by breast cancer. You will help those who are currently dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis, those who may face a diagnosis in the future, and those who may avoid a diagnosis altogether thanks to education and prevention.

Every Making Strides event is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor and celebrate breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about the disease, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society save lives from breast cancer by funding groundbreaking breast cancer research, providing free comprehensive information and support, and helping people take steps to reduce their risk of the disease or find it early when it’s most treatable.

Why your participation matters
The American Cancer Society has been saving lives for more than a century. We won't stop until we finish the fight. Find out how we’re putting your dollars to work now - doing the most in every community to help those with breast cancer today and working tirelessly to find cures to end the disease tomorrow.


Volunteer at our event
Become a Making Strides volunteer! Our events would not be possible without dedicated volunteers donating their time and talent. Join the American Cancer Society volunteer family, and you will help us finish the fight against breast cancer.

Event Details

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At our Making Strides walk, you can embrace an inspiring mix of passion and purpose - exceptional courage of survivors, meaningful tributes to loved ones lost, and collective determination to raise funds to help finish the fight! Be sure to check often leading up to our event for important event-day details.

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Top Participants
  1. Making Strides Pacesetter Making Strides Donor Jenell Ross - $14,805.00
  2. Making Strides Pacesetter Making Strides Donor Tammy Zell - $5,450.00
  3. Champion of Hope Carrie Becker - $1,540.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Norma Ross Pink Ribbon Driven Team - $19,295.00
  2. Reynolds Heroes - $6,193.00
  3. Brookhaven Bosom Buddies - $3,392.00

Top Companies:

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  1 -  Bob Ross Automotive       ($19,295.00)
  2 -  Reynolds and Reynolds       ($6,193.00)
  3 -  Kettering Health Network       ($4,238.00)


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