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Want to Run in The Pittsburgh Marathon But Your Event is Sold Out? Spaces Still Available On Team Salvation Army

March 6, 2012

CARNEGIE, Pa., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Want to run in the Pittsburgh Marathon, but your event is sold out? A few spaces are still available if you race for charity. Compete in the name of The Salvation Army and make a difference in the lives of needy Western Pennsylvania children.

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By registering for Team Salvation Army, your benefits are huge. You will receive free entry into the 2012 Pittsburgh Marathon; a Salvation Army “Doing The Most Good” Team t-shirt; admission to Charity Village at finish line; and most importantly having the satisfaction of helping local vulnerable children and youth. The top fundraiser will also receive a VIP runner pass and two VIP spectator passes including VIP parking, early packet pick-up, private gear check, exclusive access to Post-Race VIP party, complimentary massages and more!

To reserve your spot in one of the marathon events, you can fundraise for Team Salvation Army at these levels: full marathon is $600; half marathon is $400; and a relay team is $1000. 100% of the funds raised are donated directly to The Salvation Army’s Western Pennsylvania Division to support youth programming.

For more information, log onto to http://www.active.com/donate/salvation_army. To register, contact Donna Fencik, Divisional Director of Fundraising at 412-446-1644 or donna_fencik@use.salvationarmy.org.

Both a church and a social service organization, The Salvation Army began in London, England in 1865. Today, it provides critical services in 124 countries worldwide. The 28-county Western Pennsylvania Division serves thousands of needy families through a wide variety of support services. To learn more about The Salvation Army in Western Pennsylvania, log onto www.salvationarmy-wpa.org. The Salvation Army … Doing the most good . . . for the most people . . . in the most need.

SOURCE Salvation Army Western Pennsylvania Division

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