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Making Strides of Southeast Texas

Saturday, October 17, 2015

9 a.m.

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Lamar University
4400 Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Beaumont, TX Map it

138 teams and 623 participants have raised $20,300.90

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.


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Listen to Cool 92.5 each Monday morning, and Channel 6 News at Noon each Monday for updates and announcements!

Hey Southeast Texas, iHeart Media, KFDM Channel 6 and the American Cancer Society have teamed up for an awesome campaign called the “Finish The Fight Challenges.” 

It's muliti-week promotion leading right up to the Making Strides 5K Walk on October 17.  So listen each Monday morning between 7-8am to Kevin Born of Cool 92.5 and Channel 6 News at Noon with Nicole Murray.  They will announce a new challenge for everyone out there AND announce the winner(s) of previous week’s challenge!  Each challenge winner (or winners) will receive awesome swag from the American Cancer Society!


Teams who raise $2,500 or more will have a chance to win a PINK 50 quart Yeti Cooler!  Individuals who personally raise $500 or more will have a chance to win a PINK 20 quart Yeti Cooler!


You can help finish the fight against breast cancer by raising funds for and walking with American Cancer Society Making Strides of Southeast Texas. 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. Super Strider Making Strides Donor Justin Brister - $800.00
  2. Super Strider Making Strides Donor Heather Warren - $500.00
  3. Pink Powerhouse Making Strides Donor Susan Whalen - $375.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Wal*Mart Steps for a cure - $7,500.00
  2. Mobiloil CU - $2,500.00
  3. Save 2nd Base - $1,130.00

Top Companies:

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  1 -  Zeta Tau Alpha       ($180.00)
  2 -  Siemens       ($155.00)
  3 -  City of Groves       ($100.00)


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