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Charlotte's "Get Your Rear in Gear" 4th annual 5k race

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

Saturday was Charlotte's "Get Your Rear in Gear" 4th annual 5k race.

Its mission… "Empower local communities to promote prevention and early detection of colon cancer and to provide support to those affected."

The race help raise awareness for Colorectal cancer awareness.

Over 2000 people participated.

The event took place at Independence Park near Presbyterian Hospital off 7th Street.

In honor of colorectal cancer awareness month the Duke Energy building was lit in blue. 

WBTV helped sponsor this event.

 

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