When the Susan G. Komen For the Cure Foundation ended its partnership with Planned Parenthood
earlier this year, the result was a firestorm of criticism about politicizing Race for the Cure, an event that's about ending the scourge of breast cancer, not competing ideologies. The decision was reversed
, but observers still wondered if participation in this year's Race would be impacted. The answer at yesterday's edition was a clear yes: Attendance was down, and down considerably. But those who participated were as enthusiastic as ever, as is clear from the photos below.