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Hope On Wheels Run/Walk in Orange County to Help Raise Funds and Awareness for Pediatric Cancer Research

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 10, 2012 – Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will launch a 2012 5K Run/Walk Series on Saturday, Sep 1 during 7:30 a.m. during a University of California, Irvine. The 5K Run/Walk will start and finish during a core of campus during Aldrich Park, where a post-race Celebration of Life Festival will be held. All deduction from a Hyundai Hope On Wheels 5K Run/Walk Irvine will advantage CHOC Children’s Hospital, a personality in innovative pediatric cancer investigate and treatment.

The Celebration of Life Festival during a 5K Run/Walk Irvine will embody food and refreshments, live entertainment, businessman booths and giveaways as good as games, humanities and crafts, and face portrayal immediately following a race. The festival will also underline Hope On Wheels’ signature Handprint Ceremony and check display with doctors, patients and families from CHOC Children’s.

“We are immensely beholden for a ongoing support from Hope On Wheels and a eventuality we’ve been given to advantage from their second annual 5K here in Orange County,” pronounced Dr. Leonard Sender, Medical Director of a Hyundai Cancer Institute during CHOC Children’s Hospital. “Through Hope On Wheels inexhaustible funding, Hyundai is creation a outrageous impact here in a possess village and opposite a country.”

Runners and walkers of all ages and levels are invited to attend by possibly induction for a competition or pledging to fundraise. Runners and walkers can register for $30 before Tuesday, Aug 21 and for $35 thereafter. On-site registration will be accessible for $40. Children underneath 9 years of age can attend in a competition for a ignored rate of $10. All participants will accept a competition t-shirt and competition bib, a commemorative medal, veteran timing and entrance to a sponsors expo and a post-event celebration. Awards will be given to a tip finishers.

“We are vehement to once again horde a 5K in Orange County that will advantage a longstanding partner CHOC Children’s, a personality in pediatric cancer research,” pronounced Zafar Brooks, Program Director, Hyundai Hope On Wheels. “Bringing a whole village together to lift recognition and supports for children, relatives and doctors battling this illness bland is a pivotal component in Hyundai’s mission. We entice a whole Orange County village to come out on competition day and assistance support this critical cause.”

In 2011, Hope On Wheels done a largest singular concession of $10 million to CHOC Children’s – a largest corporate present in CHOC Children’s history. Funds from Hope On Wheels are being used for groundbreaking pediatric cancer investigate during a Hyundai Cancer Institute during CHOC Children’s, regulating a latest advances in genomic medicine to yield some-more effective, individualized diagnosis for children cheerless with this disease.

Supporters who wish to fundraise on interest of a means can make a fundraising oath and turn a partial of Team Hope. Simply set adult a practical group and you’ll accept your really possess fundraising page to burst start your donations. All participants who oath to lift additional supports will be authorised for 6 levels of good prizes, that embody disdainful Team Hope apparel, and using rigging and accessories from Brooks and Sportline. One grand esteem leader will accept a outing to New York City to attend a 2013 Hyundai Hope on Wheels kick-off event. For some-more information about a Hyundai Hope On Wheels 5K Run/Walk in Irvine as good as a rest of a series, including registration and oath details, greatfully revisit

Current sponsors for a Hope On Wheels 5K Run/Walk Irvine embody American Association for Cancer Research, BuchalterNemer, Finn Partners, Ketchum, PromoShop, 24 Hour Fitness, Squar Milner and TELACU. To sponsor, hit Aaron Bensoua during 310.552.4128.

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Hyundai Hope On Wheels® is a joined bid of Hyundai Motor America and a some-more than 800 dealers opposite a U.S. to lift recognition about childhood cancer and to applaud a lives of children battling a disease. For 2012, Hyundai Hope On Wheels skeleton to transcend $57 million in sum donations to childhood cancer investigate given a module began in 1998. Hyundai Hope On Wheels is an eccentric 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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