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Guest Naoki Yamaguchi
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Guest Naoki Yamaguchi

Every year on June 4th, people from all over DC come together on the National Mall to run or walk the 5K Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure. Thanks largely to funds raised last year, Komen was able to invest $4.5 million in local breast cancer education, screening and treatment programs throughout the National Capital Areas, including Washington, D.C., and parts of Virginia and Maryland.

 

Even if the thought of running or walking doesn’t appeal, people can SLEEP IN FOR THE CURE, and there’s even a short course just for Kids.

 

For more info or to register: www.globalraceforthecure.org or call 703-416-RACE (7223).

 

Komen expects about 40,000 people to participate in the Global Race for the Cure, which raises awareness and funding for breast cancer education, outreach and breast health services for DC area women in need. Up to 75 percent of the funds stay right here in the National Capital Area, and the remaining 25 percent are used to help fund breast health education and services in regions around the world where few exist.

 

 

 

THERE’S STILL TIME TO REGISTER FOR SUSAN G. KOMEN GLOBAL RACE FOR THE CURE®

 

“Sleep-In For the Cure” Lets Non-Runners and Non-Walkers Make an Impact Too

 

Online Registration Still Available for June 4th Event on the National Mall

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The 22nd running of the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure® is right around the corner, but there’s still time to register online to participate in this inspiring community event held each year on the National Mall. Breast cancer survivors, loved ones, runners and anyone else looking for a fun way to get some exercise and make a significant impact on their community are encouraged to register online at www.globalraceforthecure.org or call 703-416-RACE (7223).

 

Packet pick-up and late registration will also be available at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill Wednesday through Friday the week of the Race, June 1-3, 2011. Payment for late registration must be made by either check or credit card. Cash will not be accepted.

 

LATE REGISTRATION SCHEDULE:

 

WHERE: HYATT REGENCY WASHINGTON ON CAPITOL HILL

400 NEW JERSEY AVE NW

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20001

 

WHEN: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1 – FRIDAY, JUNE 3

11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

 

For more information on the Komen Global Race for the Cure, including how to register, visit www.globalraceforthecure.org or call 703-416-RACE (7223).

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