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2019 National Charity Partner of Spartan Race

April 5, 2019
National Charity Partner of Spartan Race (Photo: Business Wire)

MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 5, 2019--Spartan Race Canada has, once again, chose Shriners Hospitals for Children - Canada as its National Charity Partner. Spartan races are among the most difficult obstacle races in the world and are known for bringing out the best in participants. Our patients have faced the Spartan challenge in the past and will, this year, repeat this great experience while raising funds for the hospital across the country.

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Media representatives are invited to come meet some of the courageous patients who will take on these obstacles despite their physical challenges. They will also have the opportunity to understand some of these obstacles along with patients-runners, families, volunteers and employees in order to have a glimpse of the challenges these races can provide.

Monday April 8, 2019
9:30 to 11:30 AM
Physio Gym, 2 nd floor
Shriners Hospitals for Children – Canada
1003, Decarie Blvd., Montréal, H4A 2H9
Parking P3A -100

Note to media: Media will be able to talk to newcomers patients as well as patients who have completed Spartan Races in the past. They all have amazing stories to tell.

Spartan Team Canada Member Samuel Hebert and Spartan Ambassador Ian St. Laurent will also be present to answer questions

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CONTACT: Laure Moureaux

Shriners Hospitals for Children - Canada

514-282-7222/ cell: 514-207-2267

lmoureaux@shrinenet.org

KEYWORD: NORTH AMERICA CANADA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH HOSPITALS OTHER HEALTH

SOURCE: Shriners Hospitals for Children - Canada

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PUB: 04/05/2019 07:30 AM/DISC: 04/05/2019 07:31 AM

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