EDINA, Minn. (WCCO) – More than 4,000 runners and walkers of all ages came out to Get Your Rear in Gear this morning,
The annual 5k, held at Southdale Center in Edina, helps raise money for the Colon Cancer Coalition.READ MORE: Girl In Very Critical Condition After Being Shot In Head In North Minneapolis
It’s estimated 143 thousand people will be diagnosed with the disease this year.READ MORE: Brooklyn Center Passes Sweeping Public Safety Resolution To Reform Policing
WCCO’s Mark Rosen was on hand to help rev up the crowd and pass out awards.
Many of us at WCCO participate in this race to honor our friend and sports anchor Bob Rainey who died a few years ago from the disease.MORE NEWS: Starting Tuesday, Allina Clinics In Minnesota Will Start Vaccinating 12- To 15-Year-Olds
Click here for more information about the Colon Cancer Coalition.