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Jeff Shapiro, Organs 'R' Us, 650.508.9700
Kellie Leonard, Nike, Inc., 503.671.6171
Nike Annonces Presenting Sponsorship of "The Relay " -- A 199-Mile Race in the Bay Area.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA April 22, 2004 - Today Nike announced its sponsorship of The Relay, a 199-mile, twelve-member team run that begins in Calistoga and ends in Santa Cruz, California. The Relay benefits organ donation through Organs 'R' Us and takes place over a two-day period on October 23rd and October 24th, 2004.
"We're excited to have the world leader in the running industry as a sponsor," said Jeff Shapiro, Race Director of The Relay. "2004 is our 10th anniversary and Nike has committed to helping us raise awareness of the 83,000 Americans waiting for transplants."
"We're pleased to become a Presenting Sponsor of The Relay this year," said Kellie Leonard of Nike. "The Relay brings more than 3,500 runners from all over the US to compete in a 24-four hour event that offers a unique experience for athletes while benefiting the lives of others in need of organ donation."
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