Lace up your sneakers and join Conrad Pearson Clinic and ZERO — The Project to End Prostate Cancer on Saturday, April 28, 2012 for the Dash For Dad – Memphis. The half marathon and 5K race is part of the Great Prostate Cancer Challenge, America’s premier men’s health event series, taking place in 32 cities in 2012.
“More than 240,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year alone, including more than 4,900 in Tennessee,” said Skip Lockwood, CEO of ZERO — The Project to End Prostate Cancer. “The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge raises funds that are critical for raising awareness and fighting the disease.”
The race will be headquartered in Cancer Survivors Park at Memphis Botanical Gardens. The half marathon course will take participants by the University of Memphis campus and will pass through Tiger Lane before returning to finish in the Botanical Gardens. At the eight-mile marker at Tiger Lane, the band Anthym will provide live music.