20 December 2007

2008 LIVESTRONG Challenge Dates Released

Official word has now come down from Lance Armstrong foundation on the dates for the 2008 LiveStrong Challenge. The challenge will happen in four cities this year, as follows:
Portland, OR - June 29
Bay Area, CA - July 13
Philadelphia, PA - Aug 24
Austin, TX - Oct 25 - 26
The official release (paraphrased slightly is:
The LIVESTRONG Challenge is the Lance Armstrong Foundation's (LAF) signature fundraising event. This annual series of cycling and running/walking events takes place in cities across the country, enabling anyone to support the LAF's mission to inspire and empower people affected by cancer... We're planning to welcome more than 20,000 participants across the country while raising significant funds for the fight against cancer. In 2007, The LIVESTRONG Challenge raised nearly $9 million dollars, and since inception in 1997, $40 million has been raised for the LAF. For more information, visit www.livestrongchallenge.org.

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