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July 14, 2010 06:00 ET

DC Brides-to-Be in a Race to Find the Perfect Wedding Dress

Win a Free Wedding Dress at the Running of the Brides® Sale on July 30th

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - July 14, 2010) -  Filene's Basement is preparing for the return of their world famous bridal event, Running of the Brides®, at their Mazza Gallerie location in Washington, DC on Friday, July 30th. Hundreds of brides-to-be will camp out in anticipation of the 8:00am opening. 

Again this year, Filene's Basement has teamed up with WeddingWire.com, the nation's leading wedding technology site, to offer a few lucky brides-to-be the chance to win a free wedding dress at this event. The winners, along with many other hopefuls in line, will be able to choose from over 1700 brand name and designer wedding gowns, which are otherwise priced between $249 and $699.

Much like the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain, the Running of the Brides® event has become a national phenomenon. When the clock strikes 8:00am, brides-to-be will sprint into the store to have the opportunity to buy the wedding gown of their dreams at an incredible discount. 

"We are thrilled to partner with Filene's Basement again this year to promote their 2010 Running of the Brides® sales throughout the country," says Megan Hermeling, Senior Marketing Manager for WeddingWire. "This is a great tradition for brides-to-be and an exciting way to find the wedding dress of their dreams!"

The Mazza Gallerie location will open early for the sale at 8:00am and close at 9:00pm. Checks, credit cards, and cash will be accepted. For contest rules and the chance to win a free wedding dress, go to http://filenes.weddingwire.com.

Read more on this topic at http://www.weddingwire.com/press-center/press-releases/2010/dc-brides-to-be-in-a-race-to-find-the-perfect-wedding-dress.html.

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