August 5, 2010
Contact: Claudia Curry Hill, event director, 970-379-7232, HYPERLINK "mailto:claudia.curry-
DENVER, Colo. –
PROSTATE CONDITIONS EDUCATION COUNCIL REACHES OUT TO THE COMMUNITY FOR ITS 1ST ANNUAL SET THE PACE FOR PROSTATE CANCER 5K RACE AND FAMILY WALK AT CITY PARK IN DENVER, COLORADO PRESENTED BY NEWTON RUNNING
Funds raised from Race will help provide prostate cancer screening, education and research
2010 Set the Pace for Prostate Cancer, Sunday, September 5, 2010
The Set the Pace for Prostate Cancer 5K co-ed, run/fitness walk presented by Newton Running will begin and end at City Park in Denver, Saturday, September 5, 2010, starting at 8:30am. Register now through September 3: online at www.setthepace.org for $30. Registration includes an official 2010 Race T-shirt and goody bag. Other activities at the park include a one-mile Family Fun Walk, and the free Dash for Dad 100-Yard Dash Fun Run for kids 12 and under with kids activities, awards, prizes, food, music, sponsor product sampling, and more.
For more information about individual and team registration or to Volunteer please go online to HYPERLINK "http://www.setthepace.org" www.setthepace.org or call 303.316.4685. Registration forms are available at the following locations: Newton Running Lab, Runner’s Roost, Boulder Running Company and Road Runner Sports.
A national organization committed to men’s health, the Prostate Conditions Education Council (PCEC) is the nation’s leading resource for information on prostate health. PCEC is dedicated to saving lives through awareness and the education of men, the women in their lives, as well as the medical community about prostate cancer prevalence, the importance of early detection and available treatment options, as well as other men’s health issues.
Since 1989, the Prostate Conditions Education Council has: Funded and organized hundreds of free screening sites for men across the country, which has resulted in nearly 5 million men being provided with early detection for prostate health issues; reached 400 million people each year with our important messaging; joined efforts with General Colin Powell, Joe Theismann, Tony Roma, local soccer legend Marcella Balboa, marathon legends Bill Rodgers, Benji Durden and Bart Yasso. We also joined efforts with Nascar champ Kyle Petty and NBA coaches George Karl and Chuck Daily to save lives with awareness, education and information on prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer Facts
27, 360 men will die of prostate cancer
1 man in 6 will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime
1 man in 35 will die of prostate cancer
Prostate cancer is the most common major cancer in American men
The same number of breast cancer and prostate cancer cases are diagnosed each year.
The 2010 Set the Pace for Prostate Cancer is presented by Newton Running. We are grateful for the support of our other sponsors, Firmagon, the Bates Law Firm, Great Range Bison, The Home Depot, Pop Chips, Abbott, Eldorado Water and Larabar.
Prostate Conditions Education Council Mission Statement
To save lives through awareness and the education of men, the women in their lives as well as the medical community about the prevalence of prostate cancer, the importance of early detection, available treatment options and other men’s health issues. To conduct nation wide screenings for men and perform research that will help the detection and treatment of prostate cancer and other men’s health issues.
For more information about the 2010 Set the Pace for Prostate Cancer, Sunday, September 5, 2010, or to volunteer please go online to HYPERLINK "http://www.setthepace.org"