11th annual Run Jen Run 5K raises over $160,000 for breast cancer patients and their families
Over the past 11 years, the race has raised more than $1.2 million.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - The 11th annual Run Jen Run 5K race raised more than $160,000 for breast cancer patients and their families on Saturday morning.
A total of 932 people signed up and participated in the event at Symphony Park.
Proceeds from the race will benefit Go Jen Go, which helps support breast cancer patients and their families with day-to-day expenses and necessities.
In 2022, Go Jen Go supported 298 breast cancer patients and gave out over $189,000 in grants. Right now, the foundation is continuing to serve more than 70 local families per month.
Over the course of the event’s 11-year history, more than $1.2 million have been raised.
WBTV’s Molly Grantham emceed the event, and former chief meteorologist Eric Thomas was also in attendance.
If you would like to support, Go Jen Go, you can donate here.
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