Mac’s SET the PACE for Prostate Cancer 5K in Denver June 15
Event proceeds to provide free prostate health exams in CO
DENVER, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following is being released by Prostate Conditions Education Council:
WHAT: This Father’s Day, Mac’s SET the PACE for Prostate Cancer 5K honors patients, survivors and their family members and provides a fun day of activities for the whole family – all while increasing the awareness of prostate cancer and the importance of early detection. Hosted by the Prostate Cancer Education Council, proceeds from this event are used for research, to advance early detection tools, and to provide free prostate health exams to men throughout Colorado.
PCEC medical professionals will also be on hand to offer FREE men’s health blood testing, including: PSA, cholesterol, testosterone and glucose.
WHO: Anyone who wishes to participate, raise awareness, and celebrate the many fathers, husbands, sons, and brothers who are patients and survivors of prostate cancer. Interested runners can register at http://prostateconditions.org/outreach-programs/set-the-pace-event-series.
A wide range of events appeal to all, including a free kids run, 5K and 1 mile walk.
Event sponsors include Colorado CyberKnife, Dish Network, Dendreon, AmgenJim ‘n Nick’s Community Bar-B-Q, S.A. Elite Sports Authority, Firmagon, Coors, Educational Measures, Fineline Signs/Graphics/Studio, and Pints for Prostates.
WHERE/ WHEN: Stapleton Central Park, 8801 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Denver, CO 80238
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
8:25 am: Dash for Dad (Free Kids Run)
8:30 am: 5K Run/Walk
8:35 am: 1 Mile Walk
9:20 am: Awards and Survivor Recognition
CONTACT: Renee Savickas, Vice President, PCEC, 303.999.2574, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tracy Henderson, Center Reach Communication, 720-989-3530, email@example.com
ABOUT PROSTATE CONDITIONS EDUCATION COUNCIL (PCEC):
The Prostate Conditions Education Council (PCEC), a non-profit 501(c)3 organization founded in 1989, is dedicated to saving lives through awareness of prostate health. As the nation’s leading resource for information about prostate cancer, the PCEC educates men and their loved ones, as well as the medical community, about this disease and other men’s health issues. As the founder and coordinator of the national Prostate Cancer Awareness Week (PCAW) Program, PCEC has screened nearly 5 million men across the country for the disease and have become one of the largest and most successful health screening projects in the world.
As the leading innovative organization, saving and improving the lives of men and their loved ones, we SET the PACE in early detection, research, and awareness for all prostate health conditions.
- To increase awareness of prostate cancer and its treatment options at all stages of the disease.
- To supply up-to-the-minute information about prostate health to patients, caregivers, and physicians.
- To provide free of low-cost screenings for prostate cancer and other men’s health issues, including evaluation for advanced cancer patients.
SOURCE Prostate Conditions Education Council