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Road race to benefit breast cancer services

GREENVILLE, N.C.   (Sept. 24, 2009)   —   Runners and walkers of all ages can lace up their sneakers Sunday, Oct. 4, for the inaugural Pink Ribbon 5K and Fun Run/Walk to benefit the Leo W. Jenkins Cancer Center at East Carolina University.

The events start at 1:30 p.m. at Metrics in Indigreen Industrial Park in Greenville. There will be a 5K road race and 1-mile walk for all ages and a dash for young children.

Entry fee for the 5K is $20 if postmarked by Monday, Sept. 28, and $25 afterward and on race day. Entry fee for the 1-mile walk is $15 and $5 for the dash. Entry fees include a T-shirt for the first 100 entrants.

For more information or to register, call Kip Sloan at 252-355-3180 or visit Online registration is also available at


Contact: Doug Boyd | 252-744-2482