Alexandre Despatie joins the fight against prostate cancer
13 Jun, 2013, 10:30 ET
MONTREAL, June 13, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - PROCURE is pleased to invite cycling enthusiasts to celebrate Father's Day and help raise funds for an important cause. Presided over by Olympic medalist Alexandre Despatie, the PROCURE Tour du Courage presented by Janssen is a three-stage competitive cycling event taking place on June 15 and 16. The 4th edition of the Tour promises many highlights for both men and women taking part in this year's event.
This cycling event consists of three stages; two stages will take place on Saturday in Morin Heights - a Prologue and a Mountain stage. The final stage, the Team Time Trial stage, will be held on Sunday at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montreal. Funds raised during this event will be donated to PROCURE, the only Quebec charity solely dedicated to the fight against prostate cancer through research, information and raising awareness.
Prostate cancer affects 1 in 7 men. In Canada, 26 500 men will be diagnosed with this disease annually. For more information about PROCURE and prostate cancer visit: www.procure.ca
This year, the 2013 edition of the PROCURE Walk of Courage will be held in September.
To register for The PROCURE Tour du Courage, visit www.procure.ca.
PROCURE Tour du Courage
|WHO:||Alexandre Despatie, Olympic medalist|
|WHEN:|| Saturday, June 15
|WHERE:|| Opening ceremony at Centre Ski Morin Heights
231 Chemin Bennett, Morin Heights, QC
|WHEN:|| Sunday, June 16
8:00 a.m. - Closing ceremony around 9:45 a.m.
|WHERE:|| Circuit Gilles Villeneuve
For further information:
Communications and Events Coordinator
Tel.: 514-341-3000 #12
NATIONAL Public Relations
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