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Southern’s Breast Cancer 5K to Celebrate Survivors

Group Photo in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Southern WV Community & Technical College is having a 5K event to bring awareness to breast cancer and celebrate the survivors.

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women in the United States.

Dr. Pamela L. Alderman, President of Southern said Southern is proud to sponsor this event. “Breast cancer has affected so many individuals in our area,” Alderman stated.

“The Power of the Pink 5K Breast Cancer Walk” will be held in the Town of Chapmanville on Saturday, October 22nd. Registration time is 9 am with the walk to follow at 10 am. The start/finish will be at Chapmanville Regional High School.
The 5K Walk/Run will feature food vendors, prizes, and games. Coalfield Healthcare will be giving free health screenings. Lunch will be provided for cancer survivors.

Timing for the event will be handled by Appalachian Timing Group.

You can sign up to take part in the event at