WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Britt Motorsports hosted the 7th annual Angie's Amazing Race Sunday, in an effort to fight breast cancer and raise awareness about the disease.
Wilmington's Angie Holiday lost her fight with breast cancer in 2006. To keep her memory alive, friends of Holiday established the annual event.
Hundreds of men and women from the biker community, most of which had never even met Angie, unite each year to help raise awareness of breast cancer. Those in attendance listened to testimonials and shared personal stories with one another. Men in attendance showed their support in a variety of ways, including pink clothes, pink motorcycles, and even coloring their hair pink.
"When you see the pink ribbon, you know what it's all about," said Kamal Mansour. "We just want to let people know, we're all about it, and real men can wear pink."
Bikers then hit the streets of Wilmington, taking part in a city-wide scavenger hunt. Participants followed clues and answering questions, in hopes of returning to Britt Motorsports with the most correct answers and winning an assortment of prizes.
The $25 per person entry fee to participate will go towards the Pink Ribbon Foundation and New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
In collaboration with NHRMC, this event and several other initiatives have raised more than $100,000 for cancer research and treatments.
For more information about the organization, call Angie's Angels 470-0720.
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