Media Invitation - Mylan Relay for Hope runners meet the media in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Oct. 8, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Media are invited to attend a Meet & Greet in Vancouver with the three runners who completed the Mylan Relay for Hope on Thursday October 15, following the conclusion of the cross-Canada run.

The Mylan Relay for Hope is a Cross-Canada relay to raise funds and awareness for the Canadian AIDS Society and the programs it delivers to people who are living with or at risk of HIV/AIDS.

The 177-day and 8,300 km cross country relay run, which began in St. John's, NL on April 21, concludes Wednesday, October 14 in Hope, BC.



Runners from the Mylan Relay for Hope campaign in support of HIV/AIDS research, services and education along with Canadian AIDS Society and Mylan representatives will meet the media and will draw conclusion on this unique six month long awareness campaign.

Display of a section of the Canadian AIDS Memorial Quilt, a renowned grassroots program that remembers those who have succumbed to AIDS through symbolic and comforting quilts

Photo-op and interviews with various partners and runners

B-roll of the arrival of the runners in Hope, BC, to be made available to all media Wednesday evening


Participants running the British Columbia leg of the 8,300-km journey

Tim Smith, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC

Monique Doolittle-Romas, Chief Executive Officer, Canadian AIDS Society

A representative of the Running Room, sponsor of the event

A person living with HIV/AIDS


Running Room store

679 Denman St

Vancouver, BC V6J 2L3


Thursday, October 15, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.


SOURCE Mylan Relay for Hope

For further information: or to set up interviews with the runners and spokespersons, please contact: Marie-Emmanuelle Khoury, Torchia Communications, Off.: 514-288-8290,; Paul Vaillancourt III (on site), Torchia Communications, Cell.: 514-996-6224,

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