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Pink Pacers Rock!

The Pink Pacers hosted the first ever "Get REAL & HEEL 5K Walk - Bridging the Gap From Treatment to Active Living" this past Saturday and it was an awesome event! We had over 200 people register for the walk, and although it was a bit nippy Saturday morning at 7:45 am, things warmed up significantly throughout the morning and it was a beautiful day for a walk through the campus of UNC-Chapel Hill!

Like the larger Avon walks, we had cheering stations throughout the 5K and my friend Jennifer and I were stationed at the first spot, and of course I brought my little guy along with me to help cheer on the walkers! His name is Walker, and when I told him we were going to cheer on the walkers, he said, "Everyone is going to be cheering for me?"

The Pink Pacers are trying to do more in our local community and through this walk, we were able to raise money for the Get REAL & HEEL program. Get REAL & HEEL is a unique program designed to serve breast cancer patients in North Carolina. It's not just an exercise program - it integrates individualized prescriptive exercise with recreational therapy to provide a program that strengthens your body and mind. We don't have formal totals yet, but all money raised for the walk goes to this wonderful organization!

Here are a couple of pics from the day! Walk on...




  1. Those are breathtakingly beautiful photos! Looks like a great time was had by all, and all for such a great cause! Thank you for sharing with us! XO


  3. What a great thing y'all are doing! Keep up the hard work. I love the pictures.

  4. What great photos and an unbelievable event!

  5. What a great cause and an excellent way to raise funds. Plus--who doesn't love a reason to wear pink?


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