City of Hope Adds Stand Up Paddleboard To Together4Hope Wellness Event

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An anticipated 1,000 health conscious San Diegans will unite on September 27 at Mission Bay to walk or Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) in support of City of Hope, one of the nation’s leading centers for cancer treatment and research.

Together4Hope is comprised of a leisurely 5K, a SUP course or a 2 day/ 40 mile walk. The family focused event features a scenic bay front 5K walk, kids activities and a lively wellness marketplace with over 30 vendors. Acclaimed fitness instructors from Fit4Mom & Aspire Running will warm up, stretch out, educate and empower the crowd. This is the perfect opportunity for the entire family to learn, enjoy demonstrations, indulge in healthy samples and fundraise for cancer research. Cancer survivors will be honored at the event.

“City of Hope in some ways operates as a grassroots organization,” said Robyn Hima, Regional Director of Philanthropy for City of Hope, “We provide opportunities in the community to showcase the dedication of everyday folks who are passionate in their desire to find a cure for cancer.”

Together4Hope event sponsors, California Bank & Trust, Jerome’s Furniture, NASSCO, Sigma-Aldrich, The SUP Connection, San Diego 6 The CW, and Anar Party Rentals, support Together4Hope because the proceeds from the event benefit all types of cancer research, treatment and education programs at City of Hope (

Media is invited to film and photograph this spectacular event. Contact anixon(at)coh(dot)org.

Together4Hope Details:
Date: Saturday, September 27, 2014
5K Walk: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
SUP: 8:30 a.m.; 10:00 a.m.
Location: 3000 North Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, 92110
Registration Fee: Advance Registration: $35; Youth $25

About City of Hope:
City of Hope is a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Designated as a Comprehensive Cancer Center, the highest honor bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope's research and treatment protocols advance care throughout the nation. City of Hope is located in Duarte, Calif., just northeast of Los Angeles, and is ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” in cancer and urology by U.S. News & World Report.

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