26th annual Just Us Girls 5K canceled

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SEA GIRT — The annual Just Us Girls 5K walk and run that has taken place at the Sea Girt National Guard Training Center for the past 25 years has been canceled due to the coronavirus.

However, the organization will be selling commemorative long-sleeve T-shirts during September and October. All proceeds of the sale will benefit local men and women suffering from breast cancer.

“We may not be walking this year, but we have not forgotten our friends who are suffering from breast cancer. This year we will continue our efforts by selling the shirts to benefit those in need,” a press release from the organization states.

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Just Us Girls is a local nonprofit, all-volunteer organization that provides financial and emotional support to men and women in Monmouth and Ocean counties who are coping with breast cancer, according to its website.

All funds raised by the organization are returned to the community through financial awards and scholarships. Since its inception, Just Us Girls has been able to assist more than 700 women by providing assistance, support and encouragement. 

T-shirts, which can be purchased via Venmo or check, are available for $25; size XXL shirts are $30.

To purchase a shirt: Venmo money to @kerri-arrington with your name and sizes in the comment section; or send checks with name and sizes to Just Us Girls, PO Box 663, Manasquan, NJ 08736.

T-shirt pick-up will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9 to 11 a.m., at the Manasquan Elks Lodge located at 17 Stockton Lake Boulevard, Manasquan. Extra T-shirts will also be sold that morning.

For more information about Just Us Girls, visit www.justusgirls.net or www.facebook.com/justusgirlsmonmouthandocean.

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