Running or walking against breast cancer
Quebec's annual CIBC Run for the Cure took place today.
It's estmated 30-thousand people took part in events in Montreal, Quebec City and Sherbrooke with many participants wearing pink, the color that represents the fight against breast cancer.
Proceeds go toward breast cancer research, treatment and awareness campaigns.
One in 9 women is diagnosed with breast cancer.
The 5-year survival rate since 1974 is said to have increased from 71 per cent to 88 in 2008.
October is breast cancer awareness month.