MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Downtown Miami will be a sea of pink Saturday morning for the 19th annual Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure.”
More than 20,000 people are expected to take part in the race which will feature a 5K walk and run and a one mile fun run. Another 10,000 spectators are expected to line the sidewalks of the route. Before the race, breast cancer survivors will take part in a procession.
CBS4 is once again a proud sponsor of the race which funds the fight against breast cancer. October is breast cancer awareness month and the color to show support is pink.
CBS4 anchor Irika Sargent and meteorologist Lissette Gonzalez will be emceeing the event. MaryAnn Martinez and Vanessa Borge will also lend a hand on stage.
Due to the large crowds and the race course, there will be street detours and closures. Expect delays and plan to arrive early.
Miami Police officers will be deployed along the route to assist motorists.
Participants can take Metrorail to the race. To get to Bayfront Park, ride Metrorail to the Government Center Station, then transfer to Metromover’s Inner Loop. Exit at the Bayfront Park Metromover station. You can also transfer to Metromover from the Brickell Metrorail station. From the Brickell Metromover station, take the northbound Metromover train to Bayfront Park station.
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