Frontier Field played host to "Head for the Cure 5k"

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) – The "Head for the Cure 5k" is back in person this year.

Sunday morning the foundation hosted the 5k for the first time in Rochester at Frontier Field. The event recognizes those who have been impacted by a brain tumor diagnosis and honors nominated survivors and caregivers with the "keeping the faith" and the legacy of love" recognitions.

“The patients are here today. Patients who benefited from surgery and brain mapping that allowed them to go back to their lives and that’s what we are celebrating today and that’s what we are building awareness for," said Web Pilcher, Chairman of Neurosurgery, URMC.

Those who lost their lives to the disease were also honored through the celebration of life tribute.