Bay Area’s Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation Announces Cancer Walk/Run/Wheel Registration Kick-off Party

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Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation's walk/run/wheel registration kick-off party is on Aug. 26.

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Get involved! Bring your friends for a fun night while signing up for a worthy cause

Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation in the Bay Area is holding a registration kick-off party for its ninth annual walk/run/wheel race. The event will take place on Aug. 26, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Fiddler’s Green Irish Pub and Restaurant at 333 El Camino Real in Millbrae. Attendees will be able to register teams and individuals for the cancer walk on Oct. 21.

“Get involved! Bring your friends for a fun night while signing up for a worthy cause,” Katie Christie of Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation said. “Whether you are walking, running, wheeling or helping out at the event, we need you to help put an end to colon cancer. Colon cancer knows no boundaries! It is still the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., according to the Colon Cancer Foundation.”

During the kick-off party, registration will be easy, team or individual race materials will be given out, and volunteer sign-up will be completed. There will also be an opportunity to purchase logo wear, enter raffles and purchase tickets to Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation’s Night with the Giants at AT&T Park on Sept. 5 at 7:15 p.m.

"It takes hundreds of people to help make the walk/run/wheel a success. The colon cancer donations we receive provide colonoscopies to uninsured and underinsured individuals. Come make a difference," Christie said.

For more information about colon cancer facts and who is at risk, visit http://coloncancercoalition.com/education/what-you-need-to-know/.

For more information about the walk/run/wheel event or any other events by Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation, call 650-692-3700, view the foundation on the Web at http://www.stridesforlife.org or visit the office at 1600 Trousdale Drive in Burlingame.

About Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation

Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation sponsors many events each year, such as the annual dinner auction held at Junipero Serra High School in San Mateo, the annual Prime Time Athletic Club's Spin for the Cure in Burlingame and the cancer walk/run/wheel event, to gather financial and moral support for patients and their families. Headed by a board of directors, Strides for Life Colon Cancer Foundation is funded entirely through colon cancer donations and contributions from individuals, corporations, and grants from public and private agencies.

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