The Women’s Breast & Heart Initiative 5K Run and Walk set for Sept. 24

Community Thursday, September 14, 2023

    The Women’s Breast & Heart Initiative of Miami Lakes promotes prevention and early detection of breast cancer and heart disease and serves at risk and low-income women.

     The non-profit has two big events coming up: The Pink Walk 5K Run and Walk at Miami Dade College’s North Campus on Sept. 24, and the B Fore Pink 12th Annual Breast Cancer Golf Tournament, held at the Miami Lakes Golf Club on Oct. 6.

     The 5K Run and Walk costs $35. Participants get a T-shirt and finisher medal. 

     The race can also be run virtually.

      MDC is the host sponsor and its north campus is at 11380 NW 27th Ave. in Miami.

     Other sponsors include Jackson Health System; American Express; Assurant; Genentech; The Fountain; AstraZeneca; FPL; Ivey Design Guild; Nichola Francesca LLC; Misha’s Cupcakes; Colodny Fass; Florida Mobile Mamography; EKN; iRun; Macy’s and Starbucks.  

     To sign up and to get information about organizing a team, go to

     The golf tournament will be a celebration of pink, with many players wearing rosy attire.  The course is at 7601 Miami Lakes Drive. For more information go to or call 305-825-4081.