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Thousands Help Fight Colon Cancer During 11th Annual Get Your Rear In Gear Run/Walk

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Thousands of people laced up their sneakers Sunday for a good cause. The 11th annual Get Your Rear In Gear run/walk took place in Fairmount Park.

The event raises awareness for colon cancer.

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.

Organizers also hope to encourage people to get regular colon screenings.

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