Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Race For A Cure Colorado Springs Lodging at Eastholme in the Rockies B&B

16th Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will be held on Sunday, September 12, 2010 at Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs.  Lodging for the event at Eastholme in the Rockies Bed and Breakfast.  Join us for two or more nights and receive a 10% discount.

The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series, the largest series of 5K runs/fitness walks in the world, raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. Since its inception in 1983, the Komen Race for the Cure series has grown from one local Race with 800 participants to a global series of more than 120 Races with more than 1 million people expected to participate in 2010.

The Komen Race for the Cure is a unique event, designed and implemented to promote positive awareness, education and early detection of breast cancer.  It has proved to be an enormously effective way to reach many women and men with the message that breast cancer is not necessarily fatal if mammography and breast self-exam become routine. As well as being a road race for runners, the Komen Race for the Cure is an emotionally charged event that attracts many first timers and recreational runners. The Komen Race for the Cure is an opportunity for thousands of women, men and their families, running or walking, to spread the breast cancer message within their communities.

Seventy-five percent of the net funds raised at the Race remain here in the Komen Southeastern Colorado Affiliate to provide breast health research, diagnostics, screening, treatment, services and education for uninsured or underinsured women.  The remaining 25 percent goes to fund national research to discover the causes of breast cancer and, ultimately, its cures.

Race Day Schedule
 5:30 a.m.             Gates/Parking Open
 5:30 – 8:00 a.m.   Race Day Registration
 6:00 a.m.             Survivor & VIP Breakfast (at the Pink Cafe)
                            Refreshment Tent Opens
                            Sponsors’ Tents Open
                            Shades of Pink Merchandise Tent Opens
                            Bag Check Tent Opens
 7:00 a.m.             Survivors’ Parade of Pink &
                            Non-denominational Blessing
 8:00 a.m.             5K Run
 8:15 a.m.             5K Walk
 8:45 a.m.             1K Family Walk
 9:00 a.m.             Deadline for Donation Prizes
                            (Turn in at Donation Tent)
 9:45 a.m.             Survivor Celebration, Awards Ceremony
                            Prize Drawings (Main Stage)
Eastholme in the Rockies
A Bed and Breakfast Inn
4445 Hagerman Avenue
Cascade, CO 80809
719.684.9901 800.672.9901
Email: info@eastholme.com
Website: www.eastholme.com
Blog: http://blog.eastholme.com
Deborah and Ken Rice, Innkeepers

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