6:30 a.m. Pre-Race Activities Begin
- Event Kit Pick-Up and Donation Drop-Off
- Survivor Breakfast
- Top Fundraiser Breakfast
- State of Pink Breakfast
- International Breakfast
- Komen Village
7:30 a.m. Opening Ceremony Starts
Gospel singer Clifton
Ross III will lead us in the National Anthem, and then
emcees Alison Starling and Leon Harris of WJLA – ABC7 will take
the stage. The Howard Gospel Choir will serenade the survivors for the Parade of Pink and Nancy G. Brinker, founder of Susan G.
Komen for the Cure®, will give the keynote address.
McClain of WASH-FM and will also be on hand to congratulate
our fundraisers for all of their hard work. New Balance’s Holly Perkins will be
assisted by Team WWE superstars Layla and Alicia in leading the crowd
in warm-up stretches before the big race.
Washington Redskins’ wide receiver Josh Morgan will be speaking about his connection to
breast cancer at the Opening Ceremony. Join him on Race Day as part of his team.
Team Morgan team members will be able to have a meet & greet with him
after the Race, and the top fundraiser on Team Morgan will accompany him to
the “eve of race” event on Wednesday, May 8. (The top fundraiser on his team
will be chosen at 11:59 pm on May 6.) Register today to join Team Morgan.
8:00 a.m. Runner Start (15th Street NW, near Constitution Avenue NW)
8:15 a.m. Walker Start (15th Street NW, near Constitution Avenue NW)
Loo Katz of
WASH-FM will greet you at the finish line.
9:00 - 11:30 a.m. Post-Race Festival (15th Street NW, near Constitution Avenue NW), emceed
by Bob Madigan of WTOP. At the festival, get ready to dance with Charizma DJs and sing along with country singer Colby Dee. We will also have:
- Runner Award Presentations
- Top Fundraising Teams Announcements
- Top Fundraiser Acknowledgements
10:00 a.m. Kids for the Cure Race
for the Cure® can participate in fun
activities and crafts just for kids, before and after the Kids for the Cure® Race. The cost for each kid
is $25, which includes their own special T-shirt and bib. Click here to register
your kids (ages 5-12)!
10:00 a.m. “Best Dressed Survivor Contest” (to
sign up, email staff@GlobalRacefortheCure.org
with your name, hometown, and outfit theme).
Superstars and Divas are proud to support Susan G. Komen. We are excited to
offer our fans, supporters and their families a way to join the fight with their
favorite WWE Superstar. By joining Team WWE at the Global Race, you have the
opportunity to show your support for your favorite WWE Superstar and to raise
funds that will help provide breast cancer education, screening and treatment
services to underserved women in D.C. Register today to join Team WWE.
Don’t miss Team WWE superstars Layla and Alicia as they make a big
impact on the fight against breast cancer all throughout Race Day. You’ll see
them at the Opening Ceremony, leading the group stretch and helping to award
the survivor with the best costume and the biggest personality at the Best
Dressed Survivor Contest.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
We encourage all event participants to use the METRO to travel to and from the National Mall. METRO will open early at 5:00 a.m. for the convenience of event participants. The closest METRO stops to the Komen Global Race Start Area are:
- Smithsonian (Blue/Orange Lines)
- Federal Triangle (Blue/Orange Lines)
- Metro Center (Red Line)
- Archives/Navy Memorial/Penn Quarter (Green/Yellow Lines)
SITE MAP (click the map for a larger, printable version)
ROUTE MAP (click on the map for a larger, printable version)