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Third Annual “Monster Miles for a Cause” Set for Saturday, Oct. 20th

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DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway will again team up with local non-profit organizations for the third annual "Monster Miles for a Cause" on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012 at the Monster Mile. The event will raise awareness and funds for a variety of causes.

Monster Miles for a Cause will again include a series of one-mile walks for each charity involved, as well as the return of the Monster Mash Marathon and Half Marathon, which is coming off a successful inaugural event in 2011. There will also be vendors, food, raffles, an auction and more. Pepsi Bottling Ventures of Salisbury, Md. will donate Aquafina water to event participants.

The day's schedule, as well as registration for participating groups, is as follows:

5:45 a.m.-11 a.m. (approximately) — Monster Mash Marathon and Half Marathon registration and race

www.piranha-sports.com; marathondirector@aol.com

8-10 a.m. — Registration for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes 5K Run/Walk

10 a.m. — Fellowship of Christian Athletes 5K Run/Walk

n  nrichmond@fca.org; 717-380-5021

10 a.m.-noon — Monster Miles for a Cause walk registration

Noon — Walk to Cure Diabetes (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)

www.walk.jdrf.org; 302-888-1117

12:15 p.m. — Walk to Fight Breast Cancer (Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition)

www.debreastcancer.org; 302-778-1102

Anyone wishing to participate in any of the walks must be registered with at least one of the organizations listed above.

The Monster Mash Marathon and Half marathon will begin with a lap around the Monster Mile, a one-mile concrete oval track, then run around the state capitol grounds into the Little Creek, Port Mahon and Leipsic areas around the Delaware Bay, before finishing back at the track in Victory Plaza, presented by AAA. As was the case last year, marathon runners are encouraged to get into the season and dress in Halloween costumes.

For more information on the Third Annual Monster Miles for a Cause, contact any of the participating non-profit groups directly. To learn more about the Second Annual Monster Mash Marathon and Half Marathon, visit www.piranha-sports.com or email marathondirector@aol.com.

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