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United in Pink holds Pink Out race in honor of breast cancer victims, survivors

More than 300 people signed up to run in-person race, and another 100 participated in the virtual 5K

MACON, Ga. — On Saturday, breast cancer survivors, their families and the Macon community came together for the 8th Annual Pink Out 5K. 

There was both a virtual and in-person option for the day's festivities. 

The race was held at the Peake Cross Country Trail on the campus of First Presbyterian Day School. 

More than 300 people signed up to run in-person, and another 100 participated in the virtual 5K, according to Laura Paxton with United in Pink. 

Saturday's event raised money to support United in Pink and their efforts to help breast cancer victims, cancer survivors and their families.

The organizations main goal is to improve the quality of life for families in Central Georgia affected by breast cancer. 

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