Hundreds participate in walk to raise breast cancer awareness

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Sunday morning people went the distance in support.

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer awareness event consisted of a five mile walk starting at Cottonwood Mall.

The non-competitive walk is meant to raise both awareness and funds for a cancer that has taken the lives of so many.

One survivor told KRQE News 13 she could feel the support Saturday.

Breast cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S. among women behind only skin cancer. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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