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Race for Gold gives runners a chance to fight cancer, support AU’s Center for Cancer Research

February 18, 2013

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Anderson University, in partnership with the city of Anderson and Anderson County, will host the third annual Race for Gold 5K race on Saturday, March 23, 2013, in downtown Anderson, South Carolina.

Race organizers hope to raise awareness about cancer and preventative steps to fight the disease. Proceeds from Race for Gold will support the Anderson University Center for Cancer Research, which trains undergraduate students to conduct cancer research.

Runners will convene at 9 a.m. at the Anderson County Courthouse Plaza. There will be a special presentation after the race that honors people who have battled cancer or lost loved ones to the disease.

Anderson University is looking for runners to participate in Race for Gold. If you would like to register for the race, visit the AU Center for Cancer Research web page for more information. The registration fee for adults is $15 before March 4, 2013 and $20 after March 4.

Registration for AU students is $10 before March 4 and $15 after March 4. Runners will receive a Race for Gold t-shirt.

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