Survivors and supporters gather in Columbus for biggest Susan G. Komen race nationwide

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Once again, Columbus put its stamp on an event as the largest in the country to put up a fight against breast cancer.

More than 21,000 people took part in Saturday’s Susan G. Komen Columbus Race for the Cure.

"I know what Komen does to give back to the women that need help in this community,” said 18-year-survivor Darlene Matthews. "It's awesome every year. Just awesome."

Pink is the color of the day, but as the sign says, it's more than that.

Komen Columbus is about any gender, any color and anybody who wants to come together to fight for life and celebrate life.

"I was just thinking, I want to live to see my grandkids and now I do have six grandkids and we are all standing strong today as a family,” said survivor Kyra Pruitt.

So far this year, $1.3 million has been raised and the fundraising continues online

10TV's Angela An, Tracy Townsend and Ashlee Baracy helped emcee the Komen Columbus events Saturday.