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Thursday, October 11, 2018

SUDBURYROCKS!!! MARATHON ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH HEALTH SCIENCES NORTH FOUNDATION AND NORTHERN CANCER FOUNDATION

SUDBURY, ON – At Health Sciences North this morning, the SudburyROCKS!!! Marathon Committee announced that the 2019 race would be supporting local health care by benefitting both Health Sciences North Foundation and the Northern Cancer Foundation.

“It is our absolute pleasure to welcome Health Sciences North Foundation and the Northern Cancer Foundation as the beneficiaries of the 2019 SudburyROCKS!!! Marathon.” says Brent Walker, Race Director SudburyROCKS!!! Marathon, “we have so many local partners and sponsors so it made sense for us to give back on a local level as well. We’re thrilled to be supporting healthcare in our back yard.”
Over the last 12 years SudburyROCKS!!! Marathon has proven itself to be one of northeastern Ontario’s most popular races and is Sudbury’s only Boston Marathon qualifier.
Last year’s race alone saw over 1,500 runners and walkers take part.

“We are excited to be partnering with SudburyROCKS!!! Marathon in the spirit of enhancing the health and well-being of the people who live in our community,” says Mary Lou Hussak, President and CEO, Health Sciences North Foundation. “As one of the beneficiaries, funds raised will go towards the purchase of priority equipment needs supporting quality patient care.”
“It’s such an honour for us to be involved with such an important race. The SudburyROCKS!!! Marathon is the premier race in our area and we couldn’t be more excited to be working with Health Sciences North Foundation to make this year’s race the best ever!” says Tannys Laughren, Executive Director, Northern Cancer Foundation.
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