The sixth annual “Teal There’s A Cure” certified run/walk will be held at Marcellus Park. Participants will follow the course through the village of Marcellus, along Nine Mile Creek and back to the park.
The annual event was started in 2009 by the O’Hara family to educate people about ovarian cancer and to raise awareness of the disease. The race is held in honor of their daughter/sister, Maureen, who passed away from ovarian cancer one week after the 2012 race.
Over the past five years, the event has raised more than $175,000 to support awareness, education and research of ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths of women in the United States. Teal is the official color for ovarian cancer awareness.