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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks unite communities behind the American Cancer Society's efforts to save lives from breast cancer. Making Strides of Lansing reflects its own community, here's what you can expect at our event:

Check-In Opens

9:30 a.m.

If you have registered online:

Check-in is simple if you've already signed up online. Just stop by our Check-In Tent to get signed in with our new mobile check-in, and turn in any donations. 

If you have not registered online:

Please come to the Check-In Tent to complete a paper registration form. Turn in your completed form along with any donations.

 

 

Opening Ceremony

10:15 a.m.

Come together with survivors, caregivers, men and women from all walks of life who are passionate about saving lives from breast cancer. Celebrate your shared efforts. Inspire each other to carry on. And take comfort in the knowledge that because of your dedication, no one walks alone.

 

 

Walk Begins

11 a.m.

Be sure that your team is ready to go at least 15 minutes before the designated start time.

 

Where To Meet Your Team

Michigan State Capitol

Walk route: Please see the linked map for the walk route and water stations.

 

For Survivors And Caregivers

**Survivor Group Photo at the Capitol Steps at 10:40 a.m.**

Survivor check-in:

Survivors, check in at our Survivor Tent when you arrive at the walk to recieve your 2017 T-shirt. Please fill out a paper registration form or sign up online prior to the walk.

Survivor area:

The survivor area is a special area for survivors and the caregivers attending with them. We include both survivors and caregivers to make sure everyone is as comfortable as possible. You'll find important information about American Cancer Society programs and services geared specifically for you.

Entertainment

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events raise money for an important cause. But that doesn't mean they aren't meant to be fun. So don't miss the entertainment! Join us for the following:

Food:

From Scratch Food Truck will be open from 9:30 a.m. through the end of the Closing Ceremony.

15% of your purchase will benefit Making Strides.

Important Times:

9:35 a.m. - Grand Ledge Pom Pon Team Performance

10:00 a.m. - Zumba

10:00 a.m. - Flagship & Elite Sponsor Team Photos by the North (right side) Staircase

10:35 a.m. - Hope Heros/Pink Cape Group Photo

10:40 a.m. - Survivor Group Photo

Activities:

Making Strides Pink Store

Sign our HOPE Wall

Survivor Tent

Kid's Tent

Inflatable Pink Chair

Photo Booth

 

After The Walk

We all walk together, but our event is not a race. Stop whenever you want or need to. You absolutely do not need to complete the entire walk if you are unable. Upon finishing the walk, please join us for entertainment and water. The walk concludes when the final walker crosses the finish line.

For participant returning early from the 1-Mile Route, enjoy some Post-Walk Zumba at 11:30 a.m.

Water and granola bars will be available at the Finish Line (Check-In Tent)

Closing Ceremony and last group dance at 12:30 p.m.


Maps: Download course maps here.

View the team leader kit.

 

Contact Us

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events raise money and awareness to help the American Cancer Society in its efforts to save lives from breast cancer.

To learn more about the Making Strides of Lansing or for other information, call us toll free at 1-800-227-2345. We're available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also contact your local American Cancer Society office using the contact information provided below Monday through Friday during standard business hours.

 

Katie Jones

LansingMIStrides@cancer.org

(517) 664-1403

Local Office

ATTN: Making Strides of Lansing
1755 Abbey Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823

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Welcome to our Team Page. We’ve formed a team because this cause is important to us. We want to help. And walking and raising money in our local American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event is the best way we can do that. We all have different reasons for participating but we share a determination to help save lives from breast cancer.

There are so many ways that the money our team raises helps. It’s helping fund innovative research. It’s providing free information for people dealing with the disease. It’s providing rides to treatment and places to stay for people who have to seek treatment far from home. In short, our money is helping save lives. Consider donating to our team and helping advance the cause.

How We Support the American Cancer Society

Of course we walk in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event. And we solicit donations from family, friends, and other supporters. But we also schedule fundraisers in lead-up to the big event. Bake-sales, car washes, and countless other types of events. And we promote those on social media, through Facebook and Twitter, by word of mouth, and through flyers at work and around the neighborhood. The success of fundraising events depends on two things - hard work and getting the word out. And we're out to do both. Keep an eye out for our fundraising events.

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