MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Susan G. Komen Twin Cities 3-Day has raised $2 million for breast cancer research and community outreach programs, the organization announced Monday.

Nearly 1,000 people took part in the 60-mile walk, which ended Sunday at the Minnesota State Capitol.

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Walking 60 miles is no easy feat, but we walk because we can and because it matters,” said Sheri Prentiss, national spokesperson for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day®. “We are humbled by the strength of these Susan G. Komen Twin Cities 3-Day participants and so thankful for their continued support as we fight to end this disease.”

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Seventy-five percent of the proceeds from the walk will go toward Komen’s research and training grant program. The other 25 percent goes toward local outreach programs.

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More information on the walk can be found here.