Susan G. Komen Southern New England® is celebrating its 23rd annual Race for the Cure® in Fairfield County Saturday May 7, from 7-11 a.m., at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport.

The race is a 5K (3.1 mile) run and walk open to people of all ages.

All proceeds from the race support the local fight against breast cancer through community grants and research.

Participants are encouraged to create teams consisting of family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, etc. Breast cancer survivors are invited to join the Survivor Breakfast.

Register at KomenSouthernNewEngland.org.

Link to event website: http://transaction.komenct.org/site/TR?fr_id=1320&pg=entry