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Contact: Team In Training
Team In Training Seeks Valley Runners and Walkers
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society begins training for the
fourth annual P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & 1/2 Marathon
PHOENIX, Ariz., (July 17, 2006)— Runners and walkers in the Valley of the
Sun can receive expert training for the P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona
Marathon & 1/2 Marathon and raise money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
with Team In Training (TNT). The TNT information meetings and Kick-Off
Party is the first step on the road to the rock ‘n’ roll finish line.
First-time marathoners and experienced runners are invited to attend one of
the information meetings in the Valley of the Sun throughout July.
TNT is the signature fundraising program for The Leukemia & Lymphoma
Society, providing coaching and training for successfully walking or
running a marathon. TNT participants receive a daily fitness program
prepared by world-class coaches, a support team of walkers and runners and
expert advice on form and technique, race strategies, strength and
flexibility, and much more. TNT participants are also guaranteed entry into
the P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & 1/2 Marathon, as well as,
receive travel and accommodations for the event.
Most importantly, each Team In Training member is matched with an Honored
Leukemia Patient, providing added motivation while training, racing, and
raising funds for research and patient aid programs.
TNT has raised over $125 million (net) for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
through its seven-year partnership with Elite Racing’s musical marathons.
The P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon & 1/2 Marathon is set to
rock the Valley of the Sun on Jan. 14, 2007. The course runs through the
cities of Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe and will feature live bands along
each mile, over 40 local high school cheerleading squads on the routes, and
a headliner concert following the race. The weekend begins with a two-day
Health & Fitness Expo at the Phoenix Convention Center.
For more information on the P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona event visit
www.rnraz.com or contact Elite Racing at (800) 311-1255.
- DATES, LOCATIONS & TIMES FOLLOW -
P.F. Chang’s, TNT continued
To join this fun and rewarding program attend one of the July Kick-Off
Parties listed below.
Information Meeting Around the Valley of the Sun
Tues, July 18 6:30pm
Hampton Inn McDowell Rd & Litchfield Park Rd.
Wed, July 19th 6:30pm
Cactus & Paradise Village Pkwy
Thurs., July 20 6:30pm
14783 W. Grand Ave
Sat., July 22 11AM
Country Inn & Suites
101 & I17
Tues, July 25 6:30pm
Arthur & Louise Price room
Wed, July 26 6:30pm
Glendale Public Library
59th Ave & Brown
Thurs, July 27 6:30pm
La Quinta Inn
US 60 & Superstition Springs
Sat, July 29 11AM
5101 N. Scottsdale Rd.
Sat, Aug. 5 10AM Kick off to follow
Hilton Phoenix Airport
2435 S. 47th St.