Get ready to run! 2018 Komen Tyler Race for the Cure is Saturday

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Lace up your shoes and get ready to run for a cause.

The 2018 Komen Tyler Race for the Cure is Saturday, May, 12, at 9 a.m at Bergfeld Park, located at 1501 S. Broadway Ave.

The event will be hosted by KLTV's own Jennifer Kielman.

The event is to help raise money for a cure for breast cancer. So far the 2018 event has raised more than $25,000 dollars. The goal is $50,000.

The event kicks off at 7 a.m. with a celebration for survivors. At 8 a.m. children can participate in the "Kids Dash." The 5k race begins at 9 a.m. and the awards ceremony will follow.

The race is approximately 3.1 miles. There is also a shorter route option which is approximately one mile. You may walk or run either route.

You can go online and register for the event here.

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