Friday, May 30, 2008

ATTN: Vancouver Peeps

Media Invitation/Photo Opportunity - Olympic triathlete Simon Whitfield and 800M silver medalist Gary Reed encourage Canadians to register for the Nike+ Human Race

VANCOUVER, May 30 /CNW/ - Join Canadian athletes Simon Whitfield and Gary
Reed for the launch of the Nike+ Human Race, Nike's latest initiative for
global running communities.
On June 2, registration will begin for the Nike+ Human Race - a 10km race
taking place on August 31st that will span multiple continents and cover 24
cities, including LA, New York, London, Madrid, Paris, Istanbul, Melbourne,
Shanghai, Sao Paulo and will end in Vancouver. The goal for participation is
one million runners worldwide.

WHAT: Launch of the Nike+ 10km Human Race

Race announcement and rationale, athlete photo opportunity and

WHO: Simon Whitfield, triathlon gold medalist
Gary Reed, 800M silver medalist
Kirsten Sweetland, World Cup Triathlete
Katie Tsuyuki, freestyle snowboarder and 2010 Olympic hopeful
John Stanton Jr., Running Room
Jane Shaw, Head of Corporate Communications, Nike Canada

WHEN: 2:30 p.m.
Monday, June 2nd

WHERE: Nike Runner's Lounge
510 Nicola Street, Coal Harbour
Vancouver, BC

For further information: To confirm attendance and/or more information,
please contact: Melanie Dulos, APEX Public Relations, T: (416) 924-4442 ext.
254, C: (647) 201-8994, E:

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