LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Thousands are expected to show up in downtown Little Rock in October for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. The event raises funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease.

But beforelacing up thoserunning shoes,you can help pick thetwelve firefighters and policemen who will be featured in the 2014 Fired Up for the Cure wall calendar.

The public is invited toFired Up for the Cure to vote for their favorite on April 20th at Sherwood Forest in North Little Rock.

General admission is $25 and all proceeds go to the Arkansas Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Since its inception in 1983, the Komen Race for the Cure series has grown from one local Race with 800 participants to a global series of more than 120 Races with more than 1 million people expected to participate in 2013.

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