September 23, 2017
In partnership with the West Virginia affiliate of Susan G. Komen, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races will present a day of activities dedicated to the fight against breast cancer. On Saturday, September 17, Hollywood Casino will host a 5K fun run, the 8th annual Race for the Ribbon track walk, a silent auction, a night of thoroughbred racing and other events at the property throughout the day. The seven prior Race for the Ribbons have raised in excess of $125,000 for Susan G. Komen’s West Virginia affiliate.
Events for the 9th annual Race for the Ribbon on Saturday, September 23 begin at 8:30am with the third running of the Race for the Ribbon 5K that will start and finish at Hollywood Casino. The event is a stroller friendly run open to runners of all ages and abilities with details on registration for the Race for the Ribbon 5K available at: www.imathlete.com/events/racefortheribbon5k.
Following the 5K is the ceremonial walk around the track at Noon where each $25 donation for participation in the walk will come with a commemorative t-shirt. Thorughout the day, patrons are also invited to check out the pink lemonade stand, silent auction and pink hat contest, which will award cash prizes for "best hats in show." Beginning at 5PM the evening will include world class thoroughbred racing including the $50,000 Pink Ribbon Stakes.
For more information, please
visit the event’s website.