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Dash for Dad 5K in St. Cloud fights prostate cancer

St. Cloud, Minn. - Join the fight against prostate cancer by participating in the 2nd annual St. Cloud Dash for Dad on Sept. 15 at Whitney Park, 1529 Northway Drive.

Dash for Dad begins with registration at 7:30 a.m. The 1K kids run begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by a 1-mile family walk at 8:45 a.m. The 5K begins at 9 a.m. Awards will be presented to top 5K finishers in each age group. Nordy, the Minnesota Wild mascot, will be make an appearance from 8:15-9:15 a.m. Tamara Jett, Ms. Midwest World International 2012, will speak about prostate cancer affecting the loved ones in her life.

Prostate cancer affects one in every six men in the United States, with a new case diagnosed approximately every two minutes. Whether it's your grandfather, father, brother, uncle or friend, almost everyone knows someone who has been touched by this disease, according to sponsors of the event, the Adult and Pediatric Urology and Coborn Cancer Center.

It's part of the Zero Cancer race series. If you have questions, 320) 259-1411 or visit to register.