“I walk because I can. I am still here. Cancer picked the wrong person,” said breast cancer survivor Shelly Herndon.
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Last year’s race was virtual due to the pandemic. Organizers said this year, the race isn’t focused on what time you finish, but instead community and togetherness.
More than 3,000 participants walked, including breast cancer survivor, Shelly Herndon.
“I walk because I can. I am still here. Cancer picked the wrong person,” said Herndon.
She was celebrating three years of being cancer-free.
“A huge weight is lifted off your shoulders and you want to scream to the rooftops! I want to be there for others,” said Herndon.
She was not only walking to celebrate herself but also to honor her mother who she lost to lymphoma. Hundreds of others were walking for loved ones as well.
“I walk so that my daughter and their …