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Mercury to host Children's Cancer Network Families

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In honor of Children's Cancer Awareness Month, the Phoenix Mercury will host families from Children's Cancer Network when the team takes on the San Antonio Silver Stars tomorrow (Friday, September 6.) Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.

In addition, Children's Cancer Network will be the beneficiary of the Mercury's inaugural "Race to the Playoffs," a 5k walk/run taking place in downtown Phoenix on Saturday, September 14. The race, which starts and ends at US Airways Center, will begin at 7 a.m.

Fans can register at www.racetotheplayoffs.com or at any remaining Mercury home game.  Registration costs $35 through midnight on September 11, and $45 from September 11 to September 14. Each participant will receive a Mercury drawstring bag, an exclusive "Race to the Playoffs" dry-fit running shirt, and more.

Limited tickets are still available for the Mercury's matchup against the San Antonio Silver Stars on Friday, September 6 at US Airways Center. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.  Fans can visit phoenixmercury.com to purchase tickets.

 About Children's Cancer Network:

Children's Cancer Network is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing assistance to Arizona families battling childhood cancer. Established in 2004, Children's Cancer Network strives to support children and families throughout their cancer journey with programs designed to provide financial assistance, promote education, encourage healthy lifestyles, build self-esteem, and create awareness of the issues they face related to childhood cancer.

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