Walking to find breast cancer cure

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  • RIGHT: Lauren Allison holds her niece, Lucy Freese, as they investigate Making Strides balloons at the photo booth at Memorial Field in Concord before the walk on Sunday. The pair were walking for Lauren's sister. View more photos online at concordmonitor.com.

  • Scenes from the 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Memorial Field in Concord, New Hampshire on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Here, survivor Nicolde Patenude (left) and Survivor committee member Terri Peick give a high-five outside the Survivor tent on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at Memorial field. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Memorial Field in Concord, New Hampshire on Sunday, October 20, 2019. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Memorial Field in Concord, New Hampshire on Sunday, October 20, 2019. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Memorial Field in Concord, New Hampshire on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Breast cancer survivor Patty Labrie gives new survivor Julieann Hennessy a hug outside the Survivor’s Place at Memorial field before the event starts. Pauline Steinmetz and Margaret Dinger come in to give support. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Memorial Field in Concord, New Hampshire on Sunday, October 20, 2019. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Memorial Field in Concord, New Hampshire on Sunday, October 20, 2019. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Memorial Field in Concord, New Hampshire on Sunday, October 20, 2019. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Memorial Field in Concord, New Hampshire on Sunday, October 20, 2019. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Memorial Field in Concord, New Hampshire on Sunday, October 20, 2019. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Memorial Field in Concord, New Hampshire on Sunday, October 20, 2019. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Memorial Field in Concord, New Hampshire on Sunday, October 20, 2019. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

  • Scenes from the 2019 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Memorial Field in Concord, New Hampshire on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Lucy Freese gets a kiss from Grandma Dana Allison as aunt Jessica Allison holds her niece at Memorial field on Sunday, October 20, 2019. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Published: 10/21/2019 9:18:42 AM

On Sunday, Concord joined more than 200 other cities this year for the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, a fundraiser of the American Cancer Society.

For the city’s 27th time holding the walk, more than 5,000 people completed a 5k loop from Memorial Field.

This year, Concord raised $348,513 to fund research and support patient services.




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