Published: May 12, 2014 6:04 AM EDT
Updated: May 12, 2014 9:38 AM EDT

CAPE CORAL, Fla. - “1st Annual Racing for Cancer Causes Bed Race” at Cape Harbour Marina on Saturday, May 17, 2014 from 8 AM to 1 PM. All net proceeds from this event will be used to support cancer research, education, patient assistance, screenings and awareness in Southwest Florida.

Participants are required to decorate and design their bed in the cancer color they support. There will be 5-member teams for each bed entered and they will be racing 100 yards. Come join us in a united effort of one day finding a cure for this disease. Team, sponsor and vendor spaces are available.

Awards are given for race winners, best costume/design and top fundraising team. The People’s Choice Award will be voted on by race fans the day of the race. Event is being hosted by the partnership of 4 Words Foundation, Inc. and 21st Team space is limited so early registration is recommended. On line registration is now open for participants, sponsors and vendors at www.21stcenturycare.org. Registration packets are located at www.4wordsfoundation.org/events.

If you would like more information please contact Marie Springsteen 239-887-9264 or email marie@4wordsfoundation.org.

Radiology Regional Center will have their Mobile Mammo Bus on site the day of the event. If you are due for your annual mammogram they are bringing digital mammography to you! Appointments recommended no prescription necessary. Call to schedule 239-936-4068. Most insurance is accepted. Visit www.radiologyregional.com for eligibility guidelines.