Charlottesville Women’s Four Miler set for Saturday

uva-health-sysA fundraiser for the UVA Cancer Center’s Breast Care Program, the Charlottesville Women’s Four Miler draws more than 3,500 runners and walkers.

Last year’s race raised $370,000 for the Breast Care Center; this year’s goal is $400,000. Money raised by the Four Miler supports a range of programs at the UVA Breast Care Program, including mammograms and genetic testing for women who would otherwise be unable to afford services, resources for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients and breast cancer research. UVA Cancer Center Director Thomas P. Loughran, Jr., MD, will serve as the race’s starter.

When: Saturday, Aug. 30. Members of the media are encouraged to arrive between 6:30-7:15 a.m. Garth Road will be closed to all vehicles between 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Where: Foxfield Race Course on Garth Road in Albemarle County.

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