Hudson River Park's Pier 84, 12th Ave. and 44th
New York, New York 10001

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center will present its second annual Rock & Run on the River on June 8, 2008. This one-day event will feature a 5K run/walk followed by a food and entertainment festival on Hudson River Park’s Pier 84. Dan Abrams, MSNBC host and chief legal correspondent for NBC News, will host. All participants will receive a Rock & Run T-shirt designed by honorary event co-chair, acclaimed fashion designer Carmen Marc Valvo. After the run/walk, attendees can enjoy:

• A specially designed Survivors’ Area, where cancer survivors and their families can gather to celebrate and reflect together

• Distinctive dishes prepared by some of New York’s top restaurants

• Musical performances by exciting New York talent

• Yoga, fitness classes, and massages in the Cool-Down Lounge

• Hands-on, family-friendly activities in the Kids’ Zone

The event is designed to raise awareness and funds for MSKCC’s Cancer Survivorship Initiative. With more men, women, and children living beyond cancer than ever before, this pioneering initiative serves as a national and international model for programs designed to meet survivors’ special needs.

Participants can register online at For more information, call 646-227-3885, e-mail [email protected], or visit our website. The cost to participate in the run/walk is $30 in advance and $35 on the day of the event.

All proceeds from Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Rock and Run on the River
will benefit the Center’s Survivorship Initiative.

Date: Sunday, June 8, 2008
Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Registration opens at 7:00 AM.)
Where: Hudson River Park’s Pier 84 (12th Ave. and 44th St.), New York City
How: Registration and more info at

Official Website:

Added by ElisaLD on April 11, 2008

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