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Preregistration begins Feb. 14 for annual Rex Lee Run March 12

The annual Rex Lee Run Against Cancer will take place Saturday, March 12, at the BYU Outdoor Track at Brigham Young University. The cost for the run is $15 for the 5K run and $20 for the 10K run on or before March 11.

Preregistration will be available Feb. 14-18 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the main level booths in the Wilkinson Student Center. Those who preregister will receive a $2 discount.

Regular registration continues March 1-10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and March 11-12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Wilkinson Student Center, and from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the BYU University Parkway Center. Same-day registration will only be open from 7 a.m. to 8:40 a.m., and there is an additional $5 fee to register on the day of the race.

Participants can also register online at rexleerun.byu.edu/register.php or by mailing a registration form and payment to E-181 BNSN, Provo, Utah 84602.

Proceeds will go to the BYU Cancer Research Center to fund cancer research fellowships.

Opening ceremonies for the event will begin at 8:45 a.m. The race begins at 9 a.m. All participants will be entered into a raffle for prizes donated by community businesses to be presented after the race. There will also be music and food.

The race honors former BYU President Rex E. Lee, a former U.S. Solicitor General and an avid runner. Lee died of lymphoma in 1996. The first Rex Lee Run, organized by cancer survivors in his honor, was held a few weeks after his passing.

For more information, visit rexleerun.byu.edu or contact Kali Hansen at (801) 422-3913 or at cancer_research@byu.edu.

Writer: Mel Gardner

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