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On the Run to Save Lives

AUGUST 30, 2006, SEATTLE WA — Join us for a great event and a great cause. The Super Jock 'n' Jill Half Marathon and Fun Run/Walk will take place Monday, September 4, 2006.  A portion of entry fee proceeds of the run and walk benefit lifesaving programs and research at Puget Sound Blood Center.

A Labor Day tradition, the Half Marathon and 4+ mile Fun Run/Walk start and finish are at the Redhook Ale Brewery in Woodinville. The run and walk follow the Sammamish River Trail through the scenic Sammamish River Valley.   There will be a post event celebration in the Redhook Bowl with music, food, drink and prizes.

Participate individually or form a team with family, friends or co-workers.  Don’t forget to ask about your company’s matching gift program to make your effort go even further.  Top finishers will be recognized at the Awards Ceremonies.

  • When: The Half Marathon and Fun Run/Walk take place Labor Day, Monday, September 4, 2006.  The Half Marathon Walk begins at 8:00a.m., the Half Marathon Run and Fun Run/Walk begin at 9:00a.m.  Event day sign-up begins at 6:30am.
  • Where: The run and walk events take place at Redhook Ale Brewery, 14300 NE 45th Street in Woodinville.  The run and walk events begin on NE 45th Street, next to Redhook Ale Brewery, the event finish line and ceremonies are located on the Redhook Ale Brewery grounds.
  • To Participate: For more race and sign-up information visit the Puget Sound Blood Center Web site or the Super JocknJill Web site.

The Blood Center has a long and unique tradition of blending community volunteerism, medical science and research to improve patients’ lives.  The Blood Center serves patients in more than 70 hospitals and clinics in 14 counties with blood services, provides tissue and transplantation support to 185 hospitals across the Northwest.  For more information on Puget Sound Blood Center please see our Web site at www.psbc.org.

If you have any questions regarding the event contact Tom Butterworth at 206-292-6511 or pager 206-680-2610.

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