Media Advisory - Harry's 8K & 5K Spring Run-Off to Conquer Prostate Cancer races into High Park April 4th

37TH Annual Run will benefit research at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and celebrate the 10th anniversary with Harry Rosen.

TORONTO, April 1, 2015 /CNW/ - Harry's Spring Run-Off 8K & 5K to Conquer Prostate Cancer celebrates its 10th anniversary on Saturday, April 4th in Toronto's High Park – having raised nearly $3 million for The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.

As the city's oldest, continuously-held road race, the 37th annual spring run-off is steeped in tradition and features a cavalcade of more than 4,400 runners, many 'suit'-ably attired, honoring Harry Rosen while aiming for the 'best-dressed' prize. It's a great day for families to cheer-on loved ones as well as see our youngest philanthropists in action at the Children's Run.

WHEN:         

Saturday, April 4th, 2015


8k at 10:00am


5k at 11:15am


Children's Run at 11:45am



WHERE:       

High Park, Toronto, entrance at Bloor Street and High Park Avenue



WHO: 

Larry Rosen, CEO, Harry Rosen Inc.


Councilor Sarah Doucette


MPP Cheri DiNovo


Paul Alofs, President & CEO, PMCF & Cindy Goelman, Associate VP, Special Events, PMCF


Race Director Alan Brookes and 5,000 runners and walkers



WHY:            

One in seven men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their life time.  The good news is more than 90% of prostate cancer cases are curable if detected and treated in their earliest stages. Men over the age of 45 are urged to speak to their doctors about testing.



For more information, to register, or set-up fundraising, please visit www.HarrysSpringRunoff.ca.

SOURCE Harry Rosen Inc.

For further information: Tim Gallant, PR Manager, O.416-935-9224, M: 416-909-2853, tgallant@harryrosen.com; Josh Zeliger, PR Specialist, O.416-935-9242, M. 647-537-7244, jzeliger@harryrosen.com

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