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DENVER – Cancer League of Colorado will hold it’s 17th Annual Race for Research, a 5K run/walk on Sunday, Aug. 18 in Washington Park with option of a one mile Miracle Mile Walk.

The Race for Research is a family fun run in memory of Michele Plachy-Rubin. Michele was a young wife, mother and kindergarten teacher in the Denver Public Schools when she was diagnosed with brain cancer in December of 1996.

Everyone is welcome! They will be using disposable chips for timing. Faux bronze trophies will be awarded to the top 3 male and female runners plus a certificate from Runners Roost; 1st Place certificate for a pair of Shoes, 2nd Place winners $50 gift cert, 3rd place winners $30 gift cert. Awards are also given to the top male and female runners in various age categories plus a $25 gift certificate from Runner Roost.

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