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Thousands participate in Donna 5K at TPC Sawgrass

The race to finish breast cancer continued around the back nine at TPC Sawgrass on Saturday.

Thousands of runners and walkers made strides to finish breast cancer in the Donna 5K at TPC Sawgrass.

The race took place two weeks after the Donna Marathon but it still had a great turnout.

Tons of people donned pink to show their support for finding a cure for breast cancer.

“We run for those people who can’t be out here, who would like to be out here, [we can] be a representative for them,” Andi Sharp, a breast cancer survivor said.

She's still helping others fight what she once fought.

“About 6 months of a bump in the road, but for me, I was blessed to know that was going to be a curative therapy for me, whereas other people aren’t that lucky.”

That became Sharp's reason for starting Bouncy Hunters, a group that supports those who continue to fight breast cancer.

She fights alongside Donna Deegan, who does all that she can to help find a cure.

“Everyone knows how stressful it is to go through something like cancer, and [then] you add to that financial stress [and] it’s really tough, so I think people resonate with the cause, and almost everyone knows somebody, that’s been touched," Donna said.

“Whether it’s you personally, your mother, your aunt, your cousin, your niece, your sister, your best friend, we’re all at risk and we all have to be out there," Sharp added.

The Donna 5K at TPC Sawgrass raises hundreds of thousands of dollars every year that goes toward breast cancer research.