GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MOCA) is leading the way in the effort to end ovarian cancer.

The organization raises money for ovarian cancer research and has provided more than $8 million to Minnesota researchers.

On Saturday, Sept. 15, MOCA hosts their largest annual fundraiser – HOM Teal Strides for Ovarian Cancer. The 5K run, 2K walk and Kids Fun Run is open to the public and is held at Rosland Park in Edina. Register at mnovarian.org. Day-of registration is also available.