SUN DEVIL AUTO TEAMS UP WITH SUSAN G. KOMEN FOR THE CURE! ON YOUR MARKS, GET SET, RACE!

Metropolitan Phoenix –On Sunday, October 12, 2008 TEAM Sun Devil Auto will help sponsor the 16th Annual Phoenix Race for the Cure.  The Komen Race for the Cure Series raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivorship, and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. Since 1993, the Phoenix Affiliate has granted over $11 million to breast cancer treatment, education, prevention and outreach programs in Central and Northern Arizona and to breast cancer research.4Redsetgo

THE ROUTE

Race Location: State Capitol District
Start Line: 17th Ave. & Adams St.
Finish Line: East of 17th Ave. & Jefferson St.
Race Day Activities: Wesley Bolin Plaza and Capitol

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RACE DAY SCHEDULE

6:00a Race Site Opens (Includes: Registration, Teams Area, Corporate Village, Kids Korner, Circle of Hope/VIP Area)
Survivor line-up begins for Pretty in Pink Parade (Located immediately north of Adams St. on 17th Ave.)
6:30a Survivor’s Celebration and Pretty in Pink Parade NEW!
Post Parade: Survivor & Co-Survivor Area Opens (Includes: Pink Hat Café, Survivor Goody Bags)
7:15a 1 Mile Walk/Run Start
8:05a Breast Cancer Survivors 5K Run Start
8:20a 5K Run Start
8:40a 5K Walk Start
10:00a Race Award Winners Announced
All events are non-competitive. Times will be displayed on digital clocks at the finish line.

ABOUT THE PHOENIX AFFILIATE

The Phoenix Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is one of 125 Affiliates around the world. With a dedicated staff and a volunteer base of more than 1,500, the Phoenix Affiliate serves Central and Northern Arizona including the counties of Maricopa, Apache, Coconino, Gila, La Paz, Mohave, Navajo, Pinal and Yavapai.