Walk or run in support of prostate cancer
KELOWNA, BC, June 14 /CNW/ - Dust off those runners, stretch out your
calves and get ready for the 1st annual Safeway Father's Day Walk/Run for
prostate cancer. On Sunday, June 15, 2008 prostate cancer survivors,
supporters, friends and families will meet at Mission Creek Regional Park to
walk or run for the men in their lives.
The Safeway Father's Day Walk/Run is a national event honouring Canadian
Dads - past and present. All funds raised support research into the
prevention, detection and treatment of the disease.
Registration for the event will begin at 8:30am and participants will hit
the road at 10:00am. It will be a fantastic morning of fitness, community
involvement and, of course, some exciting prizes. The first ten runners across
the finish line will receive a pair of men's Haggar pants and participants who
raise more than $2,000 will be entered to win a trip for two anywhere Air
This Father's Day: be there. Honour the special man in your life by
taking a stand against prostate cancer, a disease which affects 1 in 8 men in
their lifetime and is the number one cancer threat to Canadian men.
The Safeway Father's Day Walk/Run is sponsored by Canada Safeway, Golf
Town, Mercedes-Benz, Boost, One-A- Day Vitamins, Running Room, Walking Room,
Air Canada, Boehringer Ingelheim Suppliers of Flomax, Kelowna Mercedes-Benz,
Best Western Inn, Hanna's, Gord Milson CFA, Farris, Alchris and AM 1150.
For more information please visit www.fathersdayrun.ca
Date: Sunday, June 15, 2008
Registration start time: 8:30am
Start time: 10:00am
Location: Mission Creek Regional Park
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