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Los Angeles, CA — Padres Contra El Cancer (PADRES) will host its 5th Annual ‘Stand for HOPE!’ 5K Charity Run/Walk on Sunday, June 24th, 2012 at the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, CA.
Participants are invited to run or walk with friends, family and colleagues to honor the HOPE & Courage of all cancer patients and raise funds to support vital programs and services that successfully increase survivorship rates among childhood cancer patients, while promoting the emotional and financial well-being of the entire family.
In attendance will be PADRES National Spokesperson and Honorary Chair, Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives); BETO CUEVAS (musician); AMAURY NOLASCO (Prison Break); JOSIE LOREN (Make it or Break it); KEVEN RAMIREZ (radio host); ENRIQUE GUTIERREZ (sports anchor); BRANDON RIOS (boxer); NICOLE ANDERSON (Make it or Break it); CASSIE SCERBO (Make it or Break It); ENRIQUE CASTILLO (Weeds, Blood in Blood Out) and KARYME LOZANO (actress/singer).
Official Spanish-language media partner, Univision Los Angeles will be joined by several corporate sponsors including Verizon Wireless.
“As part of Univision’s mission to support its community, we are proud to partner with PADRES Contra El Cáncer in its mission to improve the quality of life for children with cancer and their families,” said Alberto Mier y Terán, Senior Vice President/General Manager for Univision 34 and TeleFutura 46.
Race festivities will include a Celebrity Red Carpet Arrival, Awards Presentation and a Finish Line Celebration with live music, games and prizes! Registration fees are only $25 for adults and $15 for children and include a commemorative t-shirt. Registration starts at 7:00AM with an 8:30A: 5K Run/Walk Start.
To learn more about PADRES, visit: http://www.iamhope.org/