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  Event Description Time / Location
11/27 Fun and Fitness Before the Feast!

Thursday, November 27, 2014

1073 Old York Road

Abington, PA, 19001

On-site registration opens at 7:30am.
Race starts at 9:00am.

Don’t miss out on this wonderful Thanksgiving Day Family tradition. All ages are invited for fun and fitness before consuming thousands of calories at the big feast. The Gobble Wobble 5K run course winds through a beautiful, quiet, residential area of Abington Township with rolling hills, while the 2 mile walk is a predominantly flat course. All proceeds of this event benefit the Abington YMCA Financial Assistance program, insuring that no one is turned away from valuable YMCA services due to inability to pay.

Race Amenities include:

• Beautiful course
• Chip timing with staggered start by time
• Long sleeve cotton t-shirt while supplies last, adult dri-fit upgrade available
• Winners in 5-year age increments
• Beautiful neighborhood course
• Post event refreshments
• Indoor facility available
• DJ and fun for the entire family

Groups of 3 to 7 adults can register on-line at a discounted rate. Extra special pricing is available for groups of 8 or more, please contact the race director more information.

Online registration is open through Sunday, November 23. You may register in person at the Abington Y beginning on Monday, November 24 through Wednesday, November 27, 9AM to 8PM. On Race Day you may register from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM at the Y.


Registration Fees: $30 – Adult Runner, $28 Adult through September 29, $28 – Adult Walker, $15 – Age 12 and under, Group Registraions fees for 3 to 7 Adults: $27 Adult (Runner or Walker) Special rates are available for groups of 8 or more, please contact the Race Director.

For more information email Beth Kenas or call 215-884-9622, ext 1840

9a, Abington, PA
12/6 2014 Komen Philadelphia Sisters for the Cure, "With Knowledge We Survive. In Sisterhood We Thrive!"

Event: 2014 Komen Philadelphia Sisters for the Cure, "With Knowledge We Survive. In Sisterhood We Thrive!"


Presented by: Susan G. Komen Philadelphia


When: Saturday, December 6, 2014


Where: Philadelphia Marriott Downtown (1201 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107)


Cost: Free event


Registration required: Click here to register or call 215-238-8900


Who: Approximately 1,500 African-American women of multiple generations; breast cancer survivor, care givers and women never diagnosed with the disease




Event summary:

With African Americans having the highest breast cancer death rate among all other groups, the event empowers women to take the steps that can save their lives today, and establish healthy practices to increase the power future generations have over the disease. Expert panels will offer breast health education to survivors and women never diagnosed. Topics include: Nutrition, Stress Management & Exercise Working Together for Breast Health; Moving Breast Cancer Research & Clinical Trials Forward; Understanding Triple Negative & Metastatic Breast Cancers; the Latest in Plastic Surgery Options; The Importance of Knowing Family History for Cancer Risk. Also included are: Keynote address by Phoebe A. Haddon, Chancellor of Rutgers University-Camden, inspirational entertainment, complimentary breakfast, peer interaction and free mammogram signups for eligible women.


8a-1p, Philadelphia, PA
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