3-Day Breast Cancer Walk Underway in North Texas

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DALLAS -- October is over, but Breast Cancer Awareness is still in full effect. That's why hundreds signed up for the Komen 3-Day 60 Mile Walk.

The event kicked off at 7 a.m. Friday in Plano. And by the looks of things, it's never too early to show support.

"I'm part of it because my mom's a breast cancer survivor,” Donna Price said. "I've been part of it since 2007, walked a couple of years and then switched over to crew, so I can help out the walkers that are on the route."

"I flew in from West Virginia to be with my little sister,” Tammy Taylor said. "It was spur of the moment. Last year was my first year to do traffic and she walked. And I didn't want her to be alone this year."

Now, this 3-Day Komen Walk, which has a slew of pit stops in the Metroplex, isn't just about raising awareness. Every participant raises a minimum of $2,300 and walks 20 miles a day. All the proceeds go to the Susan G. Komen organization for research to help end breast cancer.

Since the 3-Day started in 2003, survivors and their supporters have raised over $800 million!

It's safe to say these folks are dedicating their "soles" to the cause.