Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure

October 01, 2014 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: 23rd Annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure

Media Alert - Photo / Interview Opportunity

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 1, 2014) -

23rd annual Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure in 30 Ontario communities Sunday, October 5, 2014

We're getting closer to a future without breast cancer, but we can't stop now

On Sunday, October 5, close to 60,000 people across Ontario will participate in the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure. The CIBC Run for the Cure unites Ontario from London to Toronto, North Bay to Ottawa with one common goal - creating a future without breast cancer.

WHO: Women, men, families, friends, colleagues, neighbours, students, volunteers and sponsors who support the breast cancer cause.
WHAT: The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure is Canada's largest single-day, volunteer-led, national event in support of breast cancer research, health education and advocacy programs. Participants walk or run their choice of one or five kilometers.
WHEN: Sunday, October 5, 2014
University of Toronto, St George (Downtown) Campus
Opening Ceremonies - 9:30am
5k - 10:00am; 1k - 10:15am
Awards Celebration 11:00am
For specific times at all other Run sites, visit http://www.cibcrunforthecure.com/.
WHERE: University of Toronto, St George (Downtown Campus) and
29 other communities across Ontario.
For specific locations at all other CIBC Run for the Cure locations, visit http://www.cibcrunforthecure.com/.

Please visit the Media Tent at event for photo and interview opportunities.

In Toronto: From 9:45am - 10:05am interviews will take place at the Media Tent. Available are:

  • Sandra Palmaro, CEO Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - Ontario Region
  • Dr. Raymond Reilly, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Funded Researcher
  • Kathy Philips, Dance/Pop Music Artist singing the National Anthem and a breast cancer survivor
  • Winnie Go, a breast cancer survivor
  • Amar Tamber, Board Member, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - Ontario Region and Team Captain of Team Tina along with his daughters Simran and Armaan

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