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For Immediate Release:
October 28, 2011

Peel Community Unites for 2nd Annual 5k Run, Walk and Roll

What: The Region of Peelís annual Run, Walk and Roll for the United Way is a one-of-a-kind community event featuring: a fully accessible 5K race, a unique 1K Kidís course, a seasonal costume contest, and a post race celebration and awards ceremony.

Organized by the Region of Peel. All proceeds benefit the United Way of Peel Region. Runners, walkers and wheelchair participants of all ages will participate.
Remarks by:

  • Shelley White, CEO, United Way of Peel Region
  • Emil Kolb, Chair, Region of Peel
  • Lieutenant-Colonel (Hon) Hari Panday, 32 Service Battalion, Canadian Forces

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011

9 a.m. - Opening remarks
9:30 a.m. - Wheelchair participants start
9:45 a.m. - Runners start
10 a.m. - Walkers start
10:30 a.m. - 1K Kidís Course start
11 a.m. - Awards Ceremony


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

Route starts and ends at 10 Peel Centre Dr. in Brampton, travels along Queen Street and through Chinguacousy Park. Queen Street will be closed for the duration of the event.

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.



Lesley Hudson
Public Affairs Associate
Region of Peel
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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