Written By Lauren Vandenbroek
AKRON, OH – June 9, 2012 – The Akron Racers are pleased to announce the Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio Race for the Cure with begin at Firestone Stadium.
The Race will begin at Firestone Stadium, home of the Akron Racers and will end at Firestone Golf Course.
The Race will take place on Sunday, July 29 and consists of a 5K race/walk. Pre-Registration has already ended but participants can sign up day of. Prices vary from 25-75 dollars a person.
The Susan G. Komen Foundation is also accepting donations to help support each of our 22 counties and local underserved community members with a mammogram.
For more information about the foundation or the race visit http://www.komenneohio.org/.
About the Akron Racers: The Akron Racers, headquartered in Akron, OH, are the oldest existing team in the National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) league. The Racers competed in the Women's Pro Softball League (WPSL) for two seasons in 1999 and 2000 and in the NPF since 2004. Historic Firestone Stadium is home to the Racers and numerous amateur events at all levels of play. The Racers kick-off their 11th season of play in 2012. www.akronracers.org
About National Pro Fastpitch: National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elite female fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’s fastpitch softball since 2002. www.profastpitch.com