Dipsea Hike for Zero Breast Cancer– Saturday September 22nd 8am-1pm
When & Where: Saturday, September 22nd, 8am Old Mill Park, Mill Valley
Get out and get physical for a great cause! This 6 mile noncompetitive, all-ages trail loop is a great way to spend time with friends – enjoy breathtaking Mount Tamalpais views, experience the legendary Dipsea steps, and enjoy food, music and prizes with great people. Runners welcome! The event raises awareness that regular physical activity reduces the risk of breast cancer, while also raising funds for Zero Breast Cancer’s prevention-focused research efforts to learn why Marin and Bay Area women have higher rates of Breast Cancer. This event is held in memory of Annie Fox and Jerry Leith and is produced in partnership with Tamalpa Running Club.
For more information or to register, visit: dipsea.zerobreastcancer.org or call 415-507-1949 Zero Breast Cancer is a Marin County nonprofit organization dedicated to finding the causes of breast cancer through community participation in the research process. It focuses on identifying environmental factors and the role they play in the development of breast cancer at all stages of life and across generations. Zero Breast Cancer is the only community-based organization dedicated to finding out why women in Marin and the Bay Area are at higher risk for breast cancer. In partnership with academic and research institutions ZBC has brought several million in research dollars to fund Bay Area breast cancer researchers. Zero Breast Cancer is also the only community-based organization with a main focus on prevention of Breast Cancer through research and education. Their goal is the elimination of the disease.