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The 2007 Komen Colorado Springs Race for the Cure® will occur on Sunday September 9, 2007 at the Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs.

The 2007 Komen Colorado Springs Race for the Cure® will occur on Sunday September 9, 2007 at the Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. As an in-kind sponsor, the Colorado Springs Marriott encourages area residents and businesses to partake in this event in any way possible.

"The race is important to create community awareness and support," said Lyn Arguello, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Colorado Springs hotel. "We are proud to support the race and hope others will follow suit."

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. Including a 5K run, 5K walk, and family walk, the Colorado Springs event will raise money towards local and national breast cancer awareness and prevention.

Run, walk, sponsor a runner, or volunteer in another capacity for the event. If you're unable to attend the event, then register for the "Sleep-In for the Cure." If you register by September 4th and raise $100 or more, your name will be put in a drawing for a special "Sleep-In" for two on September 8th at the Colorado Springs Marriott. The winner of this drawing will also receive dinner for two at the Marriott on September 8th and breakfast-in bed for two on September 9th.

Whether you win the package or not, you can still stay at the Colorado Springs Marriott. After running 5 miles for the event, return to the comfortable guest rooms at this hotel in Colorado Springs, CO. Relax in the pool, take a leisurely walk surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery, and enjoy sensational food at Zebulon's Grill and Tequileria, all part of this luxurious Colorado Springs, CO hotel.

Information about the 2007 Komen Colorado Springs Race for the Cure and registration are available at

About the Colorado Springs Marriott Hotel
This luxury Colorado Springs hotel nestled in the foothills of Pikes Peak offers guests a breath of fresh air and spectacular mountain vistas. Recently renovated, the Colorado Springs Marriott boasts upscale amenities, delectable Southwestern dining, and elegantly appointed event space. A warm Colorado Springs, CO hotel great room greets visitors with a glowing brick fireplace and a rich wood décor highlights guest rooms featuring plush bedding packages and dual screen plasma televisions. Settle in at this tasteful hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado with a flavored tequila cocktail from the Lobby Lounge before succulence is served at Zebulon's Grill and Tequileria. Spice things up in a 7,000 square foot ballroom or picturesque courtyard area, which provides beautiful backdrops for phenomenal corporate functions and unforgettable social gatherings. Destination area attractions are accessible from this centrally located hotel in Colorado Springs, CO where fabulous accommodations are in season year round. For more information or to make a reservation, call (719) 260-1800 or visit


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