Houston (Sept. 27, 2012) – Register for the 2013 Komen Houston Race for the Cure® and join 26,000 participants helping to eradicate breast cancer on Oct. 5, 2013 in downtown Houston.

Individuals can still register online for the 23rd Annual Komen Houston Race for the Cure until Friday, Oct. 4, but will be required to pick up their Race packet at the walk-in registration location, Ikea Houston. Checks, credit cards and money orders will be accepted with proper identification.

Registration will be open the morning of the Race at the designated tent from 6 to 7:30 a.m.; only cash and checks will be accepted on Race day. All Race participants will assist Komen Houston in continuing its commitment to raise funds and awareness in the fight against breast cancer.

WHAT:                          Walk-in registration / Race packet pickup for the 2013 Komen Houston Race for the Cure®

WHEN:                          Wednesday, Oct. 4 – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

                                    Thursday, Oct. 3 – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

                                    Friday, Oct. 4 – 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:                        IKEA HOUSTON, a 2013 Race Registration Location – 7810 I-10 Katy Freeway, Houston 77024

WHO:                           Houstonians who are ready to fight for a cure!

The 23rdAnnual Komen Houston Race for the Cure® is sponsored locally by Marathon Oil Corporation and hopes to raise more than $4 million for breast cancer research, education, screening and treatment to be used right here in Southeast Texas.

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