The Race Continues�19th Annual SummeRun & Walk Raises $558,000 for Ovarian Cancer Research

August 12, 2013

SEATTLE — August 12, 2013 — More than 3,500 enthusiastic patients, survivors and supporters gathered in Seattle last month to participate in the 19th annual Swedish presents SummeRun & Walk for ovarian cancer. Thanks to energized and proactive participants, this year’s event raised more than $558,000 in support of ovarian cancer research.

The SummeRun & Walk celebrates and remembers the lives of those who have been impacted by ovarian cancer. It is the Northwest’s largest community event to raise awareness and vital funds for ovarian cancer. Since its inception, the SummeRun has raised more than $6 million for medical research into the treatment, early detection, and prevention of this disease.

“We are thrilled and humbled by the level of support the SummeRun continues to receive each year, and this year is no exception,” said Clint Burwell, executive director of the Rivkin Center. “Every dollar r...