Media Advisory - CIBC Run for the Cure



    TORONTO, Sept. 28 /CNW/ -

    What: Approximately 30,000 people are expected to attend the sixteenth
    annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure in
    Toronto. The Run is a 5 km or 1 km run or walk to raise money for the
    Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation's investments in breast cancer
    research, community health projects and other initiatives that will make
    a difference. It takes place in more than 50 communities across the
    country.

    
    Toronto Information:

    When: Sunday, September 30, 2007

        8:00 a.m.   Final Registration & Donation Drop-off
        9:30 a.m.   Opening Ceremonies:
                    -   Stu Jeffries, 97.3 EZ Rock, MC
                    -   Sonia Baxendale, Senior Executive Vice President,
                        CIBC Retail Markets
                    -   Beverly Thomson, Honorary Chair, Canadian Breast
                        Cancer Foundation - Ontario Region
                    -   Kalan Porter, Canadian Idol winner, will share the
                        story of his personal connection to breast cancer
        9:40 a.m.   Warm-up
        10:00 a.m.  Runners leave the start line
        10:10 a.m.  Walkers leave the start line
        11:15 a.m.  Awards Celebration

    Where: Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto
    

    Media: Media are asked to check in at the media tent (note its new
    location this year at the patio area outside Café on the Square, at the
    northeast corner of Nathan Phillips Square), where they can pick up media
    kits and arrange interviews with Foundation spokespeople, event sponsors
    and/or Run participants and breast cancer survivors. Staff can help
    orient media to the site, and direct photographers to the areas of
    strongest visual appeal.





For further information:

For further information: or to schedule an interview contact: Lisa
Marchitto, Associate Director, Communications, at (416) 815-1313 x.500 or
lmarchitto@cbcf.org; More about the Run: www.cbcf.org/ontario

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