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Patti Austin to Sing at Race for the Cure D.C.

The sweat is pouring down your face as you pound out the home stretch of a 3.1-mile run through Washington, D.C. Just as you hit the finish line, the wind carries a voice, yes, a Grammy-nominated voice, across the National Mall-it’s Patti Austin.

Many a runner in the 18th annual Komen National Race for the Cure, scheduled for June 2, will have an opportunity to live out this scenario as the jazz and R&B star takes to the stage during the 5K jaunt. Organizers anticipate 50,000 participants from across the country, including 3,000 breast cancer survivors.

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