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For Immediate Release:
June 27, 2012

Registration Opens Today for the Region of Peelís 3rd Annual Run, Walk and Roll 5k to Support the United Way!

BRAMPTON, ON. (June 27, 2012) – Running enthusiasts and families alike are now able to register for the Region of Peel’s 3rd annual Run, Walk and Roll on Saturday, Oct. 27. Featuring an accessible 5K route through Chinguacousy Park in Brampton, a unique 1K Kid’s Course and prizes in four categories, including best costumes, Run, Walk and Roll is the perfect Halloween weekend event for the whole family!

"Run, Walk, and Roll has something for everyone," says Gagan Buttar, Co-Chair of the Region of Peel’s 2012 United Way Employee Campaign. "Whether you’re a competitive runner or wheelchair athlete interested in a chipped time race, a recreational runner or walker wanting to try 5K, or a family in search of a fun day outdoors, it’s a chance for everyone to push their limits and support a great cause.”

All proceeds from the event benefit the United Way of Peel Region to help support lasting change in the region. Everyone is invited to come out as a participant, raise funds through pledging, or join the volunteer team. Corporate sponsorship opportunities are also available. The first 500 registrants for the race receive a free official race technical t-shirt. Visit Peel5K.ca to register!

Event Details:

What: Scenic 5K Race and 1K Kid’s Course
Seasonal costume contest
Post Race Celebration and Awards Ceremony
When: Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012
Check in starts at 8:30 a.m.
Races start at 9:30 a.m.
Where: 10 Peel Centre Dr., Parking Lot A
(West side of building)

Brampton, Ontario
Registration: $35 for the 5K
$120 for groups of four
Kid’s Course free with donation to the United Way
Register online at Peel5K.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 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.



Gagan Buttar
United Way Co-Chair
905-791-7800, ext. 2601

Scott Fry
Communications Specialist
905-791-7800, ext. 4329

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



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