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MWA Race for the Cure

The 2001 National Race for the Cure 5K Walk/Run will take place on Saturday, June 2, 2001
For the MWA Team contact Viola (Team Captain) at vlck1@earthlink.net or 301-258-1373

About the Race
The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation is a non-profit organization that raises money for breast cancer research, treatment, screening and education. The Komen National Race for the Cure is an annual fund raising event to support the efforts to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease. Proceeds from this event help to fund research, outreach and treatments programs to fuel the fight against breast cancer. Malawians in Washington have participated in this event for 4 years now, each year showing more and more participation from the community. It is time again to start planning, training, preparing for the 2001 Race for the Cure. I hope you will join the team.

The Malawi Washington Association (MWA) Team
Our Team registration for the National Race for the Cure 5K Walk/Run is in. The Team acronym is MWA. Be sure to include that on your team registration form, so you can be registered as a part of our team. The goal this year is to register at least 50 people on the MWA team. The minimum for a registered team is 25 people. Last year’s team had 30 particiants! We welcome friends and family to join our team. Please forward this email to friends and family. To be included on future correspondence, and Race mailings, please encourage them to send me an email, so I can include them on the information list. A healthy breakfast will be provided for participants after the Race.

How to Register
1. On-Line Registration ~ the official website is http://www.nationalraceforthecure.org
2. Registration by Mail ~ pick up a registration form at various locations throughout the Washington area and submit it no later than May 16th and pay the early registration fee.
3. One-Stop Registration ~ you can register at selected places throughout the Washington area. Dates, and locations will be set for one-stop registration, where you can pick up race information, register, and collect your bib, and T-shirt.

Team Bundling
Submit your registration to the MWA Race for the Cure Team Captain (see below) NO LATER THAN May 5th, 2001. The Team Captain will collect your registration information, including bib, T-Shirt Save by early registration! Please register before May 16th for $30. After May 16th, registration is $35.00

Courage to Continue……
Donations are welcome from those who will be unable to walk/run with the team, although we hope you can be there! For more information, please checkout the official Race website at www.nationalraceforthecure.org. Thank you for joining the 2001 MWA Team, as we Race for the Cure!

Contact
Viola L. Kamkwalala (2001 Race for the Cure Team Captain)
Phone: 301-258-1373
Email: vlck1@earthlink.net


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