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September 17, 2001



Terry Fox Run to benefit Winship Cancer Institute
Atlanta’s 2001 Terry Fox Run to benefit the Winship Cancer Research Institute will be held Saturday, Sept. 22.

A 5K run/walk, a certified 10K run and a fun run for families will begin at 8 a.m. in front of the Four Seasons Hotel at 75 14th Street. The race course will wind through Midtown and end in Piedmont Park.

Registration fees are $20 in advance, $25 the day of the race, $50 for VIP runners (includes complimentary valet parking and post-race continental breakfast at the Four Seasons) and $15 per person for teams of 10 or more.

Terry Fox ran across Canada in 1980 to raise awareness for the need for cancer research. He had already lost his right leg to cancer and ran an average of 26 miles per day during his Marathon of Hope. Fox died after 144 days and 3,339 miles, a month before his 23rd birthday.

Call 404-881-5914 or visit to register or for more information about the event.

Deborah Norville to speak on vaginal health
Television news anchor and “Inside Edition” host Deborah Norville will speak about bacterial vaginosis and other aspects of women’s health on Saturday, Sept. 22, in Winship Ballroom, Dobbs Center.

The event will run from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. and is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Women’s Center at 404-727-2000.


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