Friday, January 29, 2010

Brambleton to Host First 5k to Benefit Breast Cancer

Brambleton, Virginia—Brambleton and its Step Sisters, a team of men and women participating in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, will host the Brambleton Ribbon Run/Walk 5K on March 20, 2010. All proceeds from the event go to the Avon Foundation for Breast Cancer. Registration is open now through March 19th by visiting: www.brambletonribbonrun.vpweb.com . Discounts are being offered for early registration. The first 500 registered participants will receive a race t-shirt.

In addition to the 5K race, this event includes: a (free) fun run for kids, community shred, vendor sales and Brambleton Town Center merchant sidewalk sales. 2010 marks the third year for this event, and an estimated 1,000 participants are expected with this year’s addition of the 5K race. The Step Sisters first came together as a team four years ago to participate in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. Since then, the team has raised more than $250,000 and has been among the top 10 teams in the region in the fight against this disease that affects 1 in 8 women.

Sponsors for the event include: Title Sponsor: The Brambleton Group; Gold T-Shirt Sponsors: Beazer; Camberley/Winchester; Miller & Smith; Van Metre; Silver Kids Fun Run Sponsor - Bloō Dental & Northern Virginia Orthodontics; Bronze Sign Sponsor - Summit Insurance Services; Bronze Start Line Sponsor - Cooley & Darling Insurance Agency; Awards Sponsor - Exclusive Realty Incorporated; Moonbounce & Water - Tiny Toes Dance Academy & True Athlete Performance; Racer Bibs - Potomac River Running.

For more information please contact Ashley Campolattaro, Event Coordinator at adcampo@verizon.net or 703-217-8182. Please also visit the event website: www.brambletonribbonrun.vpweb.com.

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