Media Invitation - Join us for the 2015 Edition of the CIBC Run for the Cure

MONTREAL, Oct. 1, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation is pleased to invite media representatives to attend the 2015th Edition of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation's CIBC Run for the Cure, which will kick off the breast cancer awareness month. Join us on Sunday October 4th, in Montreal, Quebec, Sherbrooke and Val-d'Or!  

This event is the most important breast cancer fundraiser organized by volunteers. The 2014 edition of the CIBC Run for the Cure gathered more than 11,000 participants and raised $2.4 million for the cause of breast cancer in Quebec.

Breast cancer is the form of cancer that affects the greatest number of women in Quebec.

Montreal

WHAT

19th CIBC Run for the Cure in Montreal
Photo and interviews opportunities on site

WHEN

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Opening ceremony: 9:00

Start of the race: 9:30/ Start of the walk: 10:00

WHERE

Maisonneuve Park (Montreal)

4601 Sherbrooke East

***The media tent will be near the main stage***

WHO

  • Mitsou Gélinas –Volunteer spokesperson, Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Nathalie Tremblay – CEO, Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Karine Forest – Montreal CIBC Run for the Cure Ambassador, Breast cancer survivor
  • Other public figures

 

Quebec

WHAT

13th CIBC Run for the Cure in Quebec
Photo and interviews opportunities on site

WHEN

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Opening ceremony: 9:00

Start of the race: 9:30/ Start of the walk: 10:00

WHERE

Plains of Abraham (Quebec)

835 Wilfrid-Laurier Avenue

***The media tent will be near the main stage***

WHO

  • Maxime Dumais – Vice-President, Programs and Investments in Breast Cancer, Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Caroline Porlier and Julie Montreuil – Ambassadors, Quebec CIBC Run for the Cure, Breast cancer survivors
  • Other public figures

 

Sherbrooke

WHAT

6th CIBC Run for the Cure in Sherbrooke
Photo and interviews opportunities on site

WHEN

Sunday, October 4, 2015
Opening ceremony: 9:00
Start of the race: 9:30/ Start of the walk: 10:00

WHERE

Jacques-Cartier Park (Sherbrooke)
220 Marchant Street
***The media tent will be near the main stage***

WHO

  • Pascale Doré – Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation Representative
  • Annie Faucher – Ambassador, Sherbrooke CIBC Run for the Cure,
    Breast cancer survivor
  • Other public figures

 

Val-d'Or

WHAT

1st CIBC Run for the Cure in Val-d'Or
Photo and interviews opportunities on site

WHEN

Sunday, October 4, 2015
Opening ceremony: 9:00
Start of the race: 9:30/ Start of the walk: 10:00

WHERE

Bérard Park (Val-d'Or)
***Behind Val-d'Or City Hall***

WHO

  • Mr. Pierre Corbeil – Mayor of Val-d'Or
  • Sophie Le Blanc – Ambassador, Val-d'Or CIBC Run for the Cure,
    Breast cancer survivor
  • Other public figures

 

SOURCE Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation

For further information: For information in Montreal or Val-d'Or: Joelle-Ann Blanchette, Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation, jablanchette@rubanrose.org, (office) 514 871-1717, ext. 275 / (cell) 514 627-2303; For information in Quebec: Caroline Porlier, Ambassador, CIBC Run for the Cure, caroline_porlier@hotmail.com, (cell) 418 929-3951; Julie Montreuil, Ambassador, CIBC Run for the Cure, julie_montreuil@hotmail.com, (cell) 418 573-6631; For information in Sherbrooke: Kim Gilbert, communications@pdpspectacles.com, (cell) 819 432-6156

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