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7,100 race for the cure in downtown Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. - A wave of pink flooded downtown Spokane Sunday morning as Thousands of people took to the streets for the  fourth annual Spokane Race for the Cure, benefiting the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

The 5k run/walk and 1 mile run/walk began 9:00 Sunday morning at the Spokane Convention Center.  From there the participants headed down Spokane Falls Blvd. and onto Riverside Avenue and into historic Brown's Addition. Runners then took a scenic loop that put them back onto Riverside to Lincoln St. and then onto Main St.  The race finished on Bernard in front of the INB Performing Arts Center.

Race organisers say 7,100 people ran (or walked) in honor of friends and loved ones affected by breast cancer, beating their set goal of 7,000.  After expenses organizers say they raised a total of $350,000.

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