This morning in downtown Lafayette was the annual Susan G. Komen Race For The Cure.

The streets were packed with a sea of pink as thousands showed up to help end breast cancer. There were countless teams of family and friends banding together to show their unity for this wonderful cause.

The race consists of a 5K and a one mile run/walk. Most choose the latter.

At the finish line, it's a real treat to watch everyone wrap up before they headed to Parc Sans Souci for the post-race celebration.

But there was one moment that absolutely stole the show and one woman in particular who stole the hearts of everyone at the finish line.

Her name is Loretta Girouard. She is 42 years old and in March of 2013 was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer.

Loretta is a fighter though. She has fought through multiple rounds of chemo and radiation.

Her motto has been faith, strength and hope.

She showed all of those traits before she got to the finish line today. The one thing she wanted to do was make sure she crossed the finish line at today's walk.

And finish the race she did -- walking, not in her wheelchair.

Ms. Loretta, we could not be more proud of you and all of us will be praying hard for your healing.

Watch the inspiring video of Loretta getting out of her wheelchair and finishing the race.