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For Immediate Release:
May 25, 2011

Registration Opens Today for Peel Regionís 2nd Annual Run, Walk, and Roll 5k to Support the United Way!

BRAMPTON, ON. (May 25, 2011) Ė Registration is now open for Peel Region's 2nd annual Run, Walk and Roll on Saturday, Oct. 29.† Featuring an accessible 5K route through Chinguacousy Park, a unique 1K Kidís Course and prizes in four categories, including best costumes, it's a donít miss Halloween weekend event for the whole family!

"Run, Walk, and Roll is all about coming together as a community," says Elka Vandenburg, Co-Chair of the Peel Region's 2011 United Way Employee Campaign.† "Whether you're a seasoned runner, a wheelchair athlete interested in chipped-timed results, a walker embarking on your first 5K, or a child discovering the thrill of a race, itís a chance for everyone to pursue their personal best and support the communities of Peel."††

All proceeds from the event benefit the United Way of Peel Region to help improve social conditions in the region.† Everyone is invited to come out as a participant, raise funds through pledging, join the volunteer team, or come on board as a corporate sponsor.† The first 500 registrants for the race receive a free official race technical t-shirt.† Visit Peel5K.ca to register!

Event Details


Scenic 5K Race and 1K Kidís Course
Seasonal costume contest
Post Race Celebration and Awards Ceremony

When: †††††††††††

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011†
Check in starts at 8:30 a.m.†
Races start at 9:30 a.m.

Where: ††††††††††

10 Peel Centre Dr., Parking Lot A
(West side of building)
Brampton, Ontario


$35 for the 5K
$120 for groups of four
Kidís Course free with donation to the United Way
Register online at Peel5K.ca.

The Regional Municipality of Peel was incorporated in 1974 on the principle that certain community and infrastructure services are most cost-effectively administered over a larger geographic area. The Region of Peel serves more than one million residents in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the town of Caledon. For more information on the Region of Peel, please call 905-791-7800, or visit peelregion.ca.



Elka Vandenburg
United Way Co-Chair
905-791-7800, ext. 7696

Lesley Robinson
Public Affairs Associate
905-791-7800, ext. 4570

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail



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