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Train to Make Tracks for Celiac

27th Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon & 10K

April 25th, 2004 8:00 AM

"Train to Make Tracks for Celiac" is a fundraising project to benefit the

University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research (CFCR). The paramount

goal of the CFCR is to increase the awareness of celiac disease in order to

provide better care, better quality of life, and more adequate support for

the celiac disease community. In addition to caring for patients with

celiac disease, the center is committed to conducting basic, clinical and

epidemiological research.

Registration

Visit, www.clevelandmarathon.com/register/register.html or call

1-800-467-3826 to register today! In addition to the Rite Aid Cleveland

Marathon t-shirt that every registered runner receives, all Team Celiac

participants will receive an additional tank top to help increase awareness

of celiac disease. After registering, please e-mail Pam King at

pking@peds.umaryland.edu. Upon arrival to the race, visit the celiac

disease booth at the Health EXPO in the Galleria to pick up your shirt and a

gluten-free energy snack sack.

Location

The location of the 27th Cleveland Rite Aid and 10K is downtown Cleveland,

Ohio. The marathon route begins on E. 9th St. and St. Clair. For a

detailed MAP, visit www.geocities.com/clevelandceliac

Pledges

Runners signing up to participate in the 27th Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon &

10K have the opportunity to take part in a training program to raise money

to help benefit research and raise awareness of celiac disease.

Participants can visit, www.celiaccenter.org/marathon.asp to obtain a PDF

version of the marathon pledge form. Family and friends can also donate

pledges on line, by phone, or by remitting pledges to the Center for Celiac

Research, 22 South Greene St. Box 140, Baltimore, MD 21201 Attn: Pam King

All checks should be made payable to the UMB foundation CFCR. Please turn in

all remaining pledges on race day at the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon EXPO

Celiac Disease booth. Non-participants can also make donations to the

Center for Celiac Research at our website or on race day at the Celiac

booth.

Training

Participants can join the training program that is led by marathon training

expert Kara L. Kelly-Sharp. Coach Kara offers several programs and

excellent sources to prepare you for your Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon

experience. Coach Kara Kara@run-insight.com is the Founder and coach of the

Second Sole Marathon Training Group. She is a veteran distance runner,

including over 25 marathons, including 6 Boston Marathons. Kara blends her

running experience, along with her knowledge as a registered nurse and an

exercise physiologist, to design comprehensive training plans. She also

provides information regarding: proper nutrition, hydration, heart-rate

training, injury prevention, and mental preparation. Participants from

anywhere in the country can get involved by using the provided on-line

training program at www.run-insight.com/SecondSle-trainingcalender.htm or by

training in person with the Second Sole Training Group. If you would like

to see an example of an 18 week novice training program, e-mail

b_kruszka@yahoo.com.

Visit, www.clevelandmarathon.com/training/training.html to get started and

find the right training program for you

For any additional Marathon information, visit www.clevelandmarathon.com

Please e-mail: pking@peds.umaryland.edu or b_kruszka@yahoo.com with your

name and address after officially registering at

http://www.ClevelandMarathon.com


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