Hundreds participate in Power Pink 5k, $30,000 raised - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

Pink Power 5k raises funds for breast cancer

Posted: Updated:
STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) -

Runners packed the streets of Georgia Southern University for a good cause on Saturday.

More than 500 people took part in the annual Pink Power 5k. The race raised around $30,000 and supports the Bulloch County Breast Cancer Foundation to help breast cancer patients with education and expenses.

"this is a hands on as soon as you find out, you're missing work, this is hands on it's local it all stays local within our community," said foundation co-founder April Stafford.

"to see a turnout like this, it's really heart warming and it really brings tears to your eyes to know that there's so many people that care," said cancer patient April Whitehurst Eilliot.

WTOC's own Dal Cannady served as the starter and emcee.

Copyright 2014 WTOC. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow