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Long Island News - Grab Your Balls: SKTCF Announces Running of the Balls on Roosevelt Island




For Immediate Release: April 25, 2013

Benefiting The Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation

(Long Island, NY) Celebrate Father’s Day early and help fight the most common cancer in young men.
Grab your balls and join the Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation Saturday, June 15 on Roosevelt Island for our first annual The Running of the Balls 5K, produced by NYCRUNS.

To register for the event, visit, for more info visit Every hour of every day one man in the U.S. is diagnosed with testicular cancer–let’s do something about it! Let’s Run With The Balls!

Don’t forget to bring your balls! We ask all participants to donate one brand new sports ball (basketball, baseball, football, etc.) to the event. You can run with your ball(s), or you can hand them in prior to start time. Our charity partner Toys of Hope will be distributing donated balls to needy children and their families in the NYC area. Thanks Toys of Hope!

The Foundation was established in memory of Sean Kimerling, the Emmy Award-winning anchor of WB11 sports and pre-game announcer for the Mets. Sean died from testicular cancer on September 9, 2003. He was only 37.

Cost: $30. until 6/10.
$40. until 6/13. $50. until race day


Jun 15, 2013 – Roosevelt Island
(Start time: 10:00 AM)

About The Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation
The Sean Kimerling Testicular Cancer Foundation Raises Awareness of testicular cancer and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment while providing answers, and promoting Action in the fight against testicular cancer.

For more information please visit