Tuesday, October 25, 2011
This Weekend: 2nd Annual Race Against Cancer!
The library will be holding its second annual Race Against Cancer:
When: Sunday, Oct. 30th at 7:30 a.m.
(new time— the clocks turn back on Sunday morning so this will be 8:30 old time)
What: 12 km off road bike race Technically racers will be on a road, but the conditions are off-road-like, so it is recommended that racers use mountain bikes rather than cruisers or road bikes.
Where: Starts in Akumal Pueblo at the basketball court, the race course goes on the road behind the town into the jungle.
Who: The race is open to all participants over the age of 15. Races in the town will be held for kids under the age of 15.
Fee: It’s free!!
How: Just sign up at the library before hand or on the day of the race.
A brief informational talk on cancer prevention will be given by the local doctor, and an inspirational talk will be given by Leo Bermudez, the former library director and cancer survivor.
PRIZES include gift certificates to local restaurants: Lol-Ha, Tequilaville & La Cueva del Pescador!!
COME OUT AND CHEER EVEN IF YOU DON’T RACE, AND HELP SUPPORT THIS IMPORTANT CAUSE!