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For Immediate Release:
October 15, 2010

Online Registration for the Run, Walk and Roll 5k for the United Way Closes Oct. 21

BRAMPTON, ON. (Oct. 15, 2010) – Online registration for the Region of Peel’s 2010 United Way Employee Campaign’s Run, Walk and Roll 5K and 1K Kid’s Course will close on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010. The event, which takes place Saturday, Oct. 30, is presented by Walk+Roll Peel with all proceeds benefitting the United Way of Peel Region.

“As we move closer to event day, the momentum for our inaugural Run, Walk and Roll 5K is building,” says Joanne Pattison, 2010 United Way Employee Campaign Co-Chair. “With online registration closing on Oct. 21, we encourage everyone to join the excitement and register today.”

The Run, Walk and Roll 5K for the United Way is a family-oriented, wheelchair accessible event open to everyone. The event route begins and ends at 10 Peel Centre Dr. in Brampton and travels along Queen Street, which will be closed for the duration of the event. There are three course options for participants to choose from: a 5K chip timed event; a 5K non chip timed event and a 1K Kid’s Course. Individuals in wheelchairs and parents with children in strollers or wagons are encouraged to participate. Service animals are welcome, however, no pets, bikes, skateboards or rollerblades are allowed on the course.

Several exciting prizes will be awarded on event day in a variety of categories, including best costume and most funds raised. Pledge forms are available at www.walkandrollpeel.ca, as well as full details on the many prize categories.

For online registration and further details, please visit www.walkandrollpeel.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 Mississauga and Brampton and the Town of Caledon.

For more information on the Region of Peel, please call 905-791-7800, or visit www.peelregion.ca.



Anna Da Costa
Public Affairs Co-ordinator
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4669

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



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