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WASHINGTON, April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration is up and running and it's time to sign up for the 2008 Susan G. Komen National Race for the Cure. The annual 5K event will be held in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, June 7th -- rain or shine. More than 50,000 participants from across the country, including 3,500 breast cancer survivors, will convene on the National Mall to lend their support -- and feet -- to help Susan G. Komen for the Cure get one step closer to fulfilling its promise of ending breast cancer forever.
Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty kicked off registration for the 19th annual event at the Washington Cancer Institute at Washington Hospital Center on March 24, 2008. Surrounded by breast cancer survivors and grantees, the Mayor donned his Race t-shirt and declared that he will field a mayoral race team to compete in this year's Race.
The Komen National Race is a 5K run/walk event that offers many
creative and exciting ways to join the breast cancer movement, including:
-- Form a team with family, friends or colleagues. Last year's record
number of 1,300 teams accounted for over half of National Race
participants. Learn about how you can win team prizes at the team
kick-off meeting at The Washington Post on Wednesday, April 16 at 4:30
p.m. The deadline for team sign-up is April 25. To learn more, visit
the Team page on the Race website at
-- Sleep In for the Cure(R) allows participants to support the Komen
National Race from the comfort of their own bed. Participants who
|SOURCE Susan G. Komen for the Cure|
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