Sea of Pink: Overwhelmed at the Run for the Cure

by Adelaide Z  |  October 5, 2010

It was a glorious and sunny fall Sunday morning at De Maisonneuve Park. My three friends and I were happy to be up early on one of the last crisp fall days in Montreal. Trees were gently swaying in the gentle wind littering the ground with a rainbow of colored leaves, orange, yellow, brown…

But the color that stood out most was… PINK. This Sunday was the kickoff of the CIBC Run for the Cure, and boy was it an unbelievable event. Over  20,000 runners/walkers/volunteers/supporters overwhelmed the Park.

Everyone was wearing some shade of pink, the “awareness” color for breast cancer research. Very cool event to have been at!

 According to the Montreal Gazette, the Run for the Cure raised $2.1M for breast cancer research.

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