ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong and his wife, Alissa, were named honorary co-chairs for the 2016 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure.

This year’s race is on Saturday, June 11 in downtown St. Louis. Kolten and Alissa stopped by NewsChannel 5 to talk about the race and how cancer has touched their lives. Watch the above video to see more. Can’t see the video? Click here to watch.

Photos: Kolten and Alissa Wong visit KSDK