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Thousands of people braved the chilly weather to join the Race for a Cure in downtown Knoxville.

The annual event raises money for breast cancer research. Last year, runners and walkers raised $900,000.

Although 10,000 registered for this years race, organizers suspect the cold morning kept some from lacing up.

Check back with 10News later today for a photo gallery of the big event.