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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Media Advisory #12-008 Mary Fay Pendleton Jog-a-thon
March / 26 / 2012
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. —

Students at Mary Fay Pendleton School will complete their journey to Afghanistan in the Annual Jog-A-Thon as part of the “Run For Your Heart” program here, Friday.

 

During the month of March, students are attempting to run the 7,540 miles from their school to Afghanistan by completing laps on the school track.  The final portion of the trip will take place from 8:15 a.m. to noon. 

 

The students, many of which have family members currently deployed, will also raise funds to support various school enrichment programs and field trips during the run.   

 

Members of the media are encouraged to cover the event.

 

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******MEDIA COORDINATION INSTRUCTIONS******

Media interested in covering this event must call the Camp Pendleton Media Relations Office at (760) 725-5044 and must RSVP no later than noon Thursday, March 29. Members of the media who have RSVP'd will meet at Camp Pendleton's San Luis Rey GATE no later than 7:45 a.m. on Friday to be escorted to the event.

 

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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Office –
Box 555019
MCI West - MCB
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019

(760) 725-5044
CPAO.MCBCampenMedia@usmc.mil