Wilma Dash attracts close to 1,000 female runners

Wilma Dash attracts close to 1,000 female runners

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Close to 1,000 women raced through the streets of downtown Wilmington Thursday night for the 7th annual Wilma Dash.

The 5k run and walk attracted 988 women.

The race course started at the Coastline Convention Center and snaked through historic downtown.

The event culminated with the Wilma Nights Health Fest.

Wilma Dash is the only all-female race in the area.

The run benefits the Pretty in Pink Foundation which helps local women dealing with breast cancer.

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