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Hunt Valley, MD - 10/26/14 - Participants at the start of the 22nd annual Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure last year. Amy Davis /Baltimore Sun
Hunt Valley, MD - 10/26/14 - Participants at the start of the 22nd annual Susan G. Komen Maryland Race for the Cure last year. Amy Davis /Baltimore Sun (Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun)

The annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, slated for 8 a.m. Sunday in Hunt Valley, is still behind its fundraising goal, but organizers with Komen Maryland said Friday they hope to make up the difference.

Organizers initially hoped to raise $2 million this year, but revenue is off by about 20 percent from last year's total of $1.7 million, according to Kim Schmulowitz, Komen Maryland spokeswoman. She said donations usually continue to come until early December from the race.

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The event is the biggest fundraiser for the group, which awarded more than $1 million to 17 programs in the state in fiscal 2015 for women with breast cancer or being screened for the disease. Another $430,000 from Komen Maryland went toward national research.

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