EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women

Emma Stone and Krista Stone at Revlon Run/Walk for Women NY
Emma Stone and Krista Stone at Revlon Run/Walk for Women NY. Stephen Lovekin/WireImage/Getty

About the Events:

The Revlon and Entertainment Industry Foundation announced in 2015 that the Revlon Run/Walk for Women is being discontinued.

The Revlon Run/Walk was held in New York City and Los Angeles to benefit women's cancer charities. The event was a 5 kilometer (3 mile) course you could run or walk, plus a Health Expo. Celebrities often attended, giving walkers and runners the chance to rub elbows with stars from stage, movies, television and sports.

The aim was to raise awareness and generate critical funds for women's cancer research, counseling and outreach programs.

Dates and Locations: The Revlon Run/Walk has been discontinued. It was held in New York and in Los Angeles, two centers for the entertainment industry.

Charities Supported by Revlon and the Entertainment Industry Foundation

Revlon announced that it will have new programs that will benefit the cause preventing and curing women's cancers. The Revlon Run/Walks series generated more than $70 million dollars distributed to women's cancer research and support programs.

The Entertainment Industry Foundation continues its global Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) initiative and other cancer research programs addressing women's cancers as well as cancers that affect everyone. Stand Up To Cancer was founded in May 2008. It is focused on funding cancer research with an innovative model. It has funded over 166 clinical trials, in which more than 6,000 patients have participated.

SU2C welcomes direct donations. Their web site says, "100% of donations received from the public support collaborative cancer research programs."

Training for a 5K Walk

A 5K walk (3 miles) is easily accomplished by individuals in good health. You should begin 6 weeks in advance by walking 15-30 minutes each day and building up to walking for an hour on one or more days a week.

If you have health problems or health concerns, please consult your doctor before beginning training.
How to Walk for Absolute Beginners.
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Other Walks to Benefit Cancer Charities

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure: These run/walks are held in numerous cities. They usually feature a short 5 kilometer route.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer: These walks are held in 300 locations by the American Cancer Society. They include three -mile and five-mile routes. They benefit breast cancer research, information, support, and access to mammograms for women who need a free or reduced cost screening.

Relay for Life: This American Cancer Society relay walk is held not only in cities across the United States, but also in 20 countries worldwide. Form a team and camp out around a track. Team members take turns walking around the track overnight. It's a great way to raise funds and unite with others in the cause.

Weekend to End Women's Cancer Walks: 2-day walk or 1-day walk in two Canadian cities.

These walks usually have a challenging distance.

3-Day for the Cure Walks: 3-day walks held in several cities throughout the US. The format is to walk approximately 20 miles per day for three days, camping out for two nights en route. There is a large minimum fundraising amount required to participate. The walk benefits breast cancer charities.

Avon 39 the Walk to End Breast Cancer: 2-day walks in seven US cities. The format is to walk a half marathon each day, or to walk a marathon one day and half marathon the next. Walkers camp out overnight. There is a large minimum fundraising amount required to participate. The walk benefits breast cancer charities.

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