Nearly 2,000 lace up in Albany to benefit ovarian cancer research

September 10, 2017 06:59 PM

ALBANY -- Nearly 2,000 people laced up their running shoes Sunday to benefit ovarian cancer research.

The annual Teal Ribbon Ovarian Cancer Run kicked off in Washington Park. Among the runners were many survivors.

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The cause drew families and supporters, and the fundraiser had personal significance for many of the people on hand.

NewsChannel 13’s Benita Zahn was this year's race captain.

Doctors estimate 22,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year.


WNYT Staff

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