West Hartford will host a 5K run/walk on April 10 to raise awareness about prostate cancer and raise money towards researching the disease.
The event is a partnership between ZERO, a national nonprofit with a mission to end prostate cancer, and Hartford HealthCare's Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute.
Stuart Kesler, a urologist with Hartford HealthCare, lives in West Hartford and is part of the partnership responsible for bringing the ZERO race to Connecticut for the first time.
He wants this event to continue the efforts of bringing prostate cancer into the public discussion, similar to how breast cancer is discussed today.
"The way I look at it, ZERO is...