Susan G. Komen 3-day kicks off Friday morning in Willow Grove

- Friday morning, hundreds of people will begin their 60-mile, 3-day journey to raise money and awareness in the battle against breast cancer.

Participants in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day have spent countless months training and fundraising for this weekend’s trek.

Approximately 400 participants will embark on a 60-mile trek starting in Willow Grove on Friday, and ending in the Navy Yard on Sunday afternoon.

Each person at the walk needed to raise a minimum of $2,300. In Philadelphia, since 2003, the walk has raised more than $68.1 million. 

FOX 29’s Jennifer Joyce was at the starting line Friday morning, talking to participants from all over the country about their motivations behind their participation. 

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