ADVISORY, July 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The RBC Decathlon Benefiting Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. The RBC Decathlon is a 10-event competition where Wall Street professionals compete for the title of "Wall Street's Best Athlete" while simultaneously raising money for pediatric cancer research and treatment at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
In honor of the occasion, Dan O'Brien, 1996 Olympic decathlon gold medallist will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, July 26, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
(212) 262-4040 ext.2
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About The RBC Decathlon Benefiting Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center:
In 2008, Dave Maloney and Marc Hodulich began a friendly competition among friends and co-workers and quickly realized the unique 10-event contest they had created had a limitless potential. Emboldened by the courageous efforts of their mothers who respectively battled breast cancer, Maloney and Hodulich turned the athletic contest into a fundraiser open exclusively to members of the financial services community and benefiting cancer research. Fast forward a few years and this small event morphed into The RBC Decathlon, raising over $1,300,000 in 2012 alone and featured in Sports Illustrated, ESPN, CNBC, Fox Business Network, and numerous national publications. Participants embrace the opportunity to compete in a diverse array of events like a football throw, 500m row, and pull-ups. 100% of donations support pediatric cancer research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the world's oldest and largest private cancer institution. Visit www.TheDecathlon.org to donate and learn about participants.
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