People of all ages gathered at Jones Beach (Credit: Newsday photo)

People of all ages gathered at Jones Beach to participate in this year's American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.

2009 Breast Cancer walk

Supporters braved the rain to participate in the 2009 "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk at Jones Beach.

People of all ages gathered at Jones Beach
(Credit: Newsday photo)

People of all ages gathered at Jones Beach to participate in this year's American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.

People of all ages gathered at Jones Beach
(Credit: Newsday photo)

People of all ages gathered at Jones Beach to participate in this year's American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk.

Participants in the "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer"
(Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa)

Participants in the "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk make their away along the Jones Beach boardwalk in the wind and rain.

Julie Bergos, 45, of Far Rockaway, participates in
(Credit: Newsday/Patrick Whittle)

Julie Bergos, 45, of Far Rockaway, participates in the "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk at Jones Beach.

Dawn Tropeano, 46, of Ronkonkoma, participates as a
(Credit: Newsday/Patrick Whittle)

Dawn Tropeano, 46, of Ronkonkoma, participates as a breast cancer survivor in the "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk at Jones Beach.

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Jones Beach, NY - Oct. 18, 2009: Participants
(Credit: Newsday/Alejandra Villa)

Jones Beach, NY - Oct. 18, 2009: Participants in the "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk make their away along the route in the wind and rain today, October 18, 2009 in Jones Beach. (Newsday/ Alejandra Villa.)

James Ciervo, 42, of Patchogue, participates as a
(Credit: Newsday/Patrick Whittle)

James Ciervo, 42, of Patchogue, participates as a supporter and volunteer at the "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walk in Jones Beach.

Alanna Manfrey, left, 24, of Patchogue, Roseann Elwell,
(Credit: Patrick Whittle)

Alanna Manfrey, left, 24, of Patchogue, Roseann Elwell, 42, of Lindenhurst, and Kathy McCormick, 42, of Lindenhurst, participate in the 'Making Strides Against Breast Cancer' walk at Jones Beach Sunday.