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ALFA Scientific Sponsors San Diego Race for Colon Cancer Awareness

Leading Developer of Rapid Medical Tests Joins Forces with the Colon Cancer Alliance

Poway, CA, March 02, 2016 --( On Saturday, March 5th at 8:00 A.M. ALFA Scientific leads the charge as the local sponsor for the 2016 San Diego Undy Run/Walk. The Undy Run/Walk is a unique family-friendly underwear-themed run/walk created by the Colon Cancer Alliance. The race will take place at Mission Bay Park - De Anza Cove. The day features two 5K races for adults and youth respectively and a 1 Mile Fun Run. To register visit: Online registration starts at $30 and closes Thursday, March 3rd at 10:00 P.M. PST. On site registration will be available starting at 7:00 A.M. on race day. Colon cancer survivors and current patients are eligible for free registration and can obtain their special registration code via email at or by calling (202) 628-0123 ext. 128. Virtual participation is available and volunteers are welcome. The schedule of events will close with a special Survivor & Patient recognition and awards ceremony.

Mission Bay Park boasts an estimated annual attendance of 15 million. The picturesque locale is the leading water park of its kind in the country. Complete with 19 sandy beaches and 27 miles of shoreline, running enthusiasts and first-timers alike are invited to join the Colon Cancer Alliance and ALFA Scientific for this unprecedented event. Founded in 1999 by a group of 41 survivors, caregivers and friends, the Colon Cancer Alliance champions prevention, funds cutting-edge research and provides the highest quality patient support services. The Undy Run/Walk event aims to spark vital conversations about colon cancer – the second leading cause of cancer death in the US – and raise funds and awareness towards a cure.

Registration includes:

● A pair of 2016 Boxer shorts
● Survivor t-shirt if registered as a survivor
● Survivor medal if registered as a survivor
● Access to the online fundraising platform

About ALFA Scientific: ALFA Scientific is a leader in the development and manufacturing of rapid immunoassay point-of-care tests. We offer a broad range of services including contract product development, technology transfer, OEM services, custom assembly, and packaging with private labeling. Established in 1996, ALFA develops breakthrough designs produced to the highest quality standards. The ALFA Product line is US FDA Regulated and ISO Certified.
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