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medals 2016


Register for:

Race for the Cure 2016 
and purchase your Race Medal!

Registered survivors wearing their Race bib
will receive a free medal at the finish line!

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Race for the Cure Video!

Click on the photo to watch our
recent Race video. 

Join us at the oceanfront on October
15th to be a part of this year's video



EXPO (Packet Pickup) Party - October 14th

EXPO (Packet Pickup) is going to be A PARTY! Join us from 10a-8p on Friday October 14th to pick up your team or individual Race Packet. iHeart Media and the Face of Fox will be there throughout the day. We will also have drawings, fun activities, giveaways, food and a few surprises!




Worship in Pink

What is Worship In Pink?

Worship in Pink brings breast health education to churches, synagogues and mosques throughout the Tidewater area.  Worship in Pink is a day to celebrate and honor breast cancer Survivors and Co-Survivors; to support and reach out to those Survivors currently going through treatment or to honor those whose battle with breast cancer has ended. Click here to email the volunteer coordinator for more information.

How Race for the Cure 2016 benefits the community


You are the heart and soul of Race - pulling out all the stops to build a team, raising funds for life-saving services and having a lot of fun is the name of the game!  When you participate, it becomes a personal race.

When you donate or raise funds, it literally saves a life like Counstell's. 

Our race continues. Each week there are 29 new cases of breast cancer, and sadly five will lose their battle with breast cancer each and every week right here in the Komen Tidewater service area.

Together, I know we are tougher than breast cancer. Individually we all make a difference.

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Your Komen Tidewater Family

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Volunteers are the Heart & Strength of Komen Tidewater!

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Volunteer Orientation/Opportunities

Register for Komen 101 either on September 22, 6:30p or October 1, 10:00a. Come learn the basics about Komen Tidewater and volunteer opportunities. Komen 101 volunteer training includes an introduction to Susan G. Komen and the Tidewater Affiliate, how volunteers contribute to our success, and a Breast Cancer 101 overview. 


Some of the Currently Available Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Race for the Cure
  • Health fairs
  • Community events
  • Speaking engagements
  • Committees
  • Grassroots poster and rackcard distribution (ask Shawn about this)
  • Sell paper ribbons at your office, local church, or school. This is a great way to raise breast cancer awareness.  
  • Click here to create our own event: lemonade stand, bowling night, etc.
  • Much more!

If you can help or would like more information, click here.

Message from Sharon Laderberg, Executive Director

SharonEven though it is September, we here at Komen Tidewater are counting the days until National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is the month where we see pink everywhere, we talk about breast cancer and all types of cancers, and we come together to Race for the Cure at Neptune Park in Virginia Beach!! 

It is also the month when many phone solicitors will be calling to ask you to join the fight against breast cancer. I know because I too got a call. I believe in supporting many organizations that help us live in a world without breast cancer, so my first question to my solicitor was – “How much of my donation will actually go to breast cancer research or programs?” She hung up! This was obviously a company making calls for a non-profit. But did you know that some phone soliciting companies make the majority of the donation and that the non-profit could see as little as 7% or less.

I know that your support and generosity needs to be realized and that your donations need to actually make a difference. So please ask the question! Make sure that your money is being used for what you want it to be used for. 

Susan G. Komen Tidewater’s donations are used for breast cancer programs – 75% stays right here in the Tidewater service area in community grants providing breast cancer services and 25% goes directly to breast cancer research. 

Where does your money go?

 Dates to Remember 


Register for Bunco

September 21, 6:30p

Komen Tidewater Office

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Register for Komen 101 

September 22, 6:30p

Komen Tidewater Office

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Register for Komen 101  

October 1, 10:00a

Komen Tidewater Office

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RACE FOR THE CURE EXPO & Packet Pick-up Party

Register for Race Today!

October 14, 2016

Quality Inn & Suites Norfolk

10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Race Participant - individual

OCTOBER 15, 2016

Race Park opens at 7 am

Registration open - Register Today
Neptune Park
Virginia Beach Oceanfront
                              Locally presented by: Kroger logo

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Surf for the Cure

October 15, 2016

Rudee Inlet 7 a.m.–5 p.m. @1st Street Jetty 


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Wacoal - Fit for the Cure

October 18, 10a-8p

Dillard's - Patrick Henry Mall

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Wacoal  - Fit for the Cure

October 19, 10a-8p

Dillard's - Lynnhaven Mall

Race Sponsors - Honor A Hero. Be A Hero.

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Sponsors 2016

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