Media invitation - Join us for the 20th Edition of the CIBC Run for the Cure in Quebec

MONTREAL, Sept. 29, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation is pleased to invite media representatives to attend the 2016th 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 2th, in Montreal, Quebec, Sherbrooke and Val-d'Or! 

This event is the most important breast cancer fundraiser organized by volunteers. The 2015 edition of the CIBC Run for the Cure gathered more than 9,000 participants and raised $2,1 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

20th CIBC Run for the Cure in Montreal
Photo and interviews opportunities on site

WHEN

 

Sunday, October 2, 2016

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

 

  • Nathalie Tremblay – CEO, Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Mitsou Gélinas –Volunteer spokesperson, Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Francine Page – Montreal CIBC Run for the Cure Ambassador, Breast cancer survivor

 

Quebec

 

WHAT

14th CIBC Run for the Cure in Quebec
Photo and interviews opportunities on site

WHEN

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Opening ceremony: 9:00

Start of the race: 9:20/ Start of the walk: 9:45

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 at the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Josée Vermette– Ambassadors, Quebec CIBC Run for the Cure, Breast cancer survivors
  • Local hosting committee of the CIBC Run for the Cure

 

Sherbrooke

 

WHAT

7th CIBC Run for the Cure in Sherbrooke
Photo and interviews opportunities on site

WHEN

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Opening ceremony: 9:00

Start of the race: 9:35/ Start of the walk: 10:00

WHERE

Jacques-Cartier Park (Sherbrooke)

220 Marchant Street

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

WHO

  • Karine Ippersiel – Vice-President, Development, Partnerships and Strategic Alliances at the Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation
  • Patricia Plante – Ambassador, Sherbrooke CIBC Run for the Cure,
    Breast cancer survivor
  • Local hosting committee of the CIBC Run for the Cure

 

Val-d'Or

 

WHAT

2nd CIBC Run for the Cure in Val-d'Or
Photo and interviews opportunities on site

WHEN

Sunday, October 2, 2016

Opening ceremony: 9:00

Start of the race: 9:45/ Start of the walk: 10:00

WHERE

Bérard Park (Val-d'Or)

At the corner of the 2nd avenue and the 6th street

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

WHO

 

  • Nicole Cyr – Ambassador, Val-d'Or CIBC Run for the Cure,
    Breast cancer survivor
  • Local hosting committee of the CIBC Run for the Cure

 

SOURCE Quebec Breast Cancer Foundation

For further information: & RSVP: Alexandre Vignola-Côté, Alexandre.vignola-cote@citoyenoptimum.com, T : 514 282 4793, C : 514 830 1226


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