I AM THE CURE.® was created for you! This rallying cry speaks to the importance of early detection and the active role each of you can take in your own breast health that may reduce your breast cancer risk. It is an empowering message that you can share throughout the year with your friends and family-encouraging them to commit to positive breast health practices as well.
On Race Day, you can visit our interactive I AM THE CURE.® booth to learn more about breast self-awareness. You can spin the wheel for prizes and ‘take-home’ educational information. You’ll also see our Rovers in the bright pink and green I AM THE CURE.® shirts; they’ll be sharing the message of early detection and will reward you for your participation. All throughout the Race, you’ll hear our ‘Cure Leaders’ cheering on Race participants and reminding everyone that we all have the power to be part of the cure!
The four key messages we want Race participants to remember are:
For more information about the I AM THE CURE.® program, breast health information and ways that you can personally get involved, please visit iamthecure.org. This microsite can be accessed in English and Spanish, and it provides a variety of tools and resources to equip you with the important knowledge about proactive breast health. If you’re interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities at our Race, including becoming an I AM THE CURE.® volunteer, please contact us or visit our Volunteer page. The I AM THE CURE.® program is ideal for volunteers of all ages seeking to get involved in the Komen Race for the Cure®.