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Runnings raises funds to fight breast cancer

MARSHALL -- Runnings has announced that its annual Ladies Night Promotion generated $21,025 to help in the fight against breast cancer. The event, which took place Oct. 18 in 28 stores, hosted thousands of customers for an evening of fun events a...

MARSHALL - Runnings has announced that its annual Ladies Night Promotion generated $21,025 to help in the fight against breast cancer.

 

The event, which took place Oct. 18 in 28 stores, hosted thousands of customers for an evening of fun events and giveaways. Customers purchased a five-gallon pink Runnings bucket to receive a discount on whatever items fit inside. Runnings donated $1 from the sale of each bucket to breast cancer research and education within each hosting store’s region.

Since the event was first introduced in 2011, Ladies Night has raised over $75,000 for cancer affiliated organizations. Stores involved in this year’s event included: Minnesota: Marshall; Redwood Falls; Austin; Monticello; Hutchinson; Springfield; New Ulm; Red Wing; Willmar; Montevideo; Benson; Worthington; Litchfield. South Dakota: Belle Fourche; Mobridge; Watertown; Huron; Pierre; Brookings; Rapid City. North Dakota: Bismarck; Carrington. Montana: Glendive. New York: Clay; Canandaigua; Rome; Brockport. New Hampshire: Claremont.

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