Making Strides Walk draws large crowd to Martin Park - – Rockford’s News Leader

Making Strides Walk draws large crowd to Martin Park


For 12 years now, you've gathered with friends and family, survivors and supporters making a difference and making strides against breast cancer.

The annual Making Strides Walk at Martin Park was Saturday morning. According to the Making Strides web site, 201 teams raised over $143,000 for the event in Rockford.

In 1993, the Making Strides events took its first steps across the country. To date, half a billion dollars have been raised to fight breast cancer.

If you'd like to get involved, but didn't walk on Saturday there are numerous ways to take part. Start at

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