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May 1, 2003

Race for the Cure set for May 11

The 11th annual Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure will be held May 11 in Schenley Park starting at 8:45 a.m. The 5K run/walk and one-mile fun walk raise money to promote breast cancer awareness and honor survivors.

Pitt is providing space in the Posvar Hall galleria for registration and for race-day materials pick up. Free parking is available on race day at all Pitt lots, as well as Carnegie Mellon and the Carnegie Museum lots.

The race, the largest in Pennsylvania, annually attracts some 35,000 runners and walkers. It benefits breast cancer screening, education, research and treatment.

A $30 race day registration fee will be charged at the registration tent on Flagstaff Hill from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m.

Participants may register early for $20 on May 6 and 7, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., at the following locations:

• Posvar Hall galleria.

• Downtown: Fifth Avenue Place, Highmark, 3rd floor.

• Dick’s Sporting Goods Stores in Cranberry Square, Hempfield Point Plaza in Greensburg, Homestead Waterfront, Monroeville Mall Annex, Northway Mall, Mall at Robinson, South Hills Village and Strabane Square/ Washington.

Volunteers are needed for registration and race-day activities. For more information, call 412/521-2873, or access the race web site:

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