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Leaves of Hope Run, Walk Scheduled

June 02, 2008
Leaves of Hope run, walk scheduled -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Make a difference for cancer patients in Jefferson County by lacing up your running shoes for the inaugural Leaves of Hope Run/Walk on Sunday, June 1. The 5K run and family-focused 1-mile walk will raise funds for Exempla Lutheran Medical Center’s cancer programs. The course will wind runners and walkers through the scenic Lutheran campus and tree-lined residential streets of Wheat Ridge. The Leaves of Hope Run/Walk will kick-off the annual National Cancer Survivors Day celebrations. National Cancer Survivors Day is a long-standing tradition that brings together cancer survivors to celebrate the gift of life with their families, friends, and the staff who cared for them. The race starts at 10:00 a.m. at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, Colo. Registration fees are $25 pre-race registration or $35 race day registration and 14 years of age and under are $10. Register online at www.GetMeRegistered.com Awards will be given for the top three female and top three male overall finishers and the top two female and top two male masters (40 years of age or more) finishers. National Cancer Survivors Day celebrations start at noon and go until 4 p.m. with live music, art and games for the entire family. To learn about sponsorship opportunities or to make a donation, contact Susan Martel at (303) 467-4800 or MartelS@exempla.org.