Fifth annual Foran Colon Cancer 5K run and fun walk

April 20, 2011

Penn State Hershey Colon and Rectal Surgery will hold the fifth annual Colon Cancer Prevention 5K Run and Fun Walk on Saturday, June 4. For the fourth year, this race is dedicated to Palmyra resident and competitive runner William F. Foran, who lost his battle with colon cancer. Money raised will support colorectal cancer prevention, testing and counseling at Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

The race starts on City Island in Harrisburg. Onsite registration begins at 7 a.m. at the Carousel Pavilion. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. There also will be a free quarter-mile Kids Fun Run at 8:15 a.m. for ages 10 and younger. For more information and to register, visit http://www.PennStateHershey.org/colonandrectal online. To volunteer or contribute to the event, call Marjorie Lebo, race coordinator, at 717-531-5164.

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Last Updated April 20, 2011