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Texarkana gears up for Race for the Cure

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Thousands are gearing up for Texarkana's Race for the Cure.

The race is Saturday, October 19th at the Four States Fairgrounds in Texarkana, Arkansas.
    
So far, about 7,500 people have registered, including 400 breast cancer survivors.
    
The race starts at 9 a.m.
    
Late registration will be held between 7 and 8 a.m.
    
Organizers say 75 percent of proceeds from the race will stay in Texarkana and 25 percent will go toward breast cancer research.
    
Registration is down slightly this year, but organizers say they'll continue registering people up until race time and hopefully get those numbers up.

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