The eleventh edition of the traditional Racing for Boobs off-road race, organized by Fundación Mujeres Que Viven, in coordination with Corredores del Desierto (CODE), was successfully held.
It was from 7:00 a.m. when the roar of the motorcycles sounded in unison on the track located in the Ejido Luchadores del Desierto, in the vicinity of the Laguna Salada, where experienced runners showed their skills from the track to pay tribute to all those women who suffer from breast cancer.
Once the first stage of the competition was over, it was the turn of the drivers from various teams to fight behind the wheel to seek victory in each of the categories within this CODE series.
The more than 90 teams that gathered to compete and support the programs headed by Mujeres Que Viven led prestigious runners from the town, as well as from our state and the northwestern region of our country. There was also the participation of teams from California, Arizona, Nevada, and Colorado.
This important event which takes place year after year has the objective of raising funds to assist women suffering from breast cancer through the participation of runners, sponsors, and sports fans, various supports have been provided through the programs Foundation social; the following stand out: 1,813 prostheses, 1,813 bras, 496 wigs, 205 sleeves, 358 turbans, 756 talks, 120 breast reconstructions, psychological support for 71 patients, 48 studies and medical supplies, 134 chemotherapies, 618 patients benefited from the “Live Without Pain” 4,807 mammograms, 10 mastectomies, as well as the distribution of 1,631 breakfasts.
Mujeres Que Viven recognized the hard work carried out by CODE, who gave well-deserved recognition to the Director of CODE, Joaquín Rodríguez, thanking the unconditional support received since 2013, benefiting more than 5,000 patients with breast cancer, with the firm purpose of promoting this important race to unite every year more women who participate and compete within Racing For Boobs, accompanying patients suffering from the terrible disease in their painful process.
“As long as there are generous hearts, there will be hope”