Xavier Athletics is supporting breast cancer research in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

The walk takes place on Sunday, Oct. 9, at Yeatman's Cove on Cincinnati's riverfront | October 7, 2011

The Xavier Department of Athletics is participating in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, Oct. 9, at Yeatman’s Cove on Cincinnati's riverfront downtown. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and the walk begins at 9:00 a.m.

Members of the Xavier Athletics team are walking in support of Carol Maas, an administrative assistant, who has been battling breast cancer since the spring. Friends, family, spouses, colleagues and student-athletes are invited to participate in the walk. Anyone who is not able to walk on Sunday can support the team by making a donation online.

Money raised goes to the American Cancer Society and the Pink Ribbon Girls, a local breast cancer survivors support group.