THIRD ANNUAL KIDS 4 KIDS 5K RUN/WALK

Jason LaBarbera and Derek Armstrong set to appear

Monday, 04.21.2008 / 5:45 PM / Local Hockey
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THIRD ANNUAL KIDS 4 KIDS 5K RUN\/WALK
Los Angeles Kings players Derek Armstrong and Jason LaBarbera will be meeting Kings fans and taking part in the 3rd Annual Kids 4 Kids 5K Run/Walk this Sunday, April 27 in Century City. In addition, Kings television broadcaster Bob Miller will serve as the event’s Master of Ceremonies, and Luc Robitaille is a member of the event’s National Spokesperson’s Team.

Kings/hockey fans can take part. To register now for the RUN/WALK, call (310) 207-5330 or visit www.ccrf-kids.org. Registration fee of $10 for under 18 years and $20 for 18 and over includes a T-Shirt, BIG STEPS Shoe Disk and entry into the “ALL STAR” Carnival. The event begins at the Avenue of the Stars. Registration opens at 8 a.m. The event begins at 10 a.m. and concludes at 1:30 p.m. Complimentary parking is available at Watt Plaza (1875 Century Park East).

As part of the event, which is presented by Toyota, the Kings Chariot will be on site with an interactive hockey shot game where you can win Kings prizes.

The National Spokesperson’s Team, of which Robitaille is a member, also includes Ryan Sheckler, Professional Skateboard Athlete and star of MTV's hit show "Life of Ryan,” Emma Roberts, Star of the upcoming movie “Wild Child” and the Nickelodeon television series “Unfabulous,” Olympic Gold Medalist and World Cup Soccer Star Brandi Chastain, Dallas Mavericks’ Dirk Nowitzki and Phoenix Suns’ Steve Nash.

The event’s ALL STAR TEAM includes: Tate Donovan (DAMAGES), Matthew Underwood (Zoey 101), Constance Marie (George Lopez Show), Paulie Litt (Speed Racer), Jason Labarbera (Los Angeles Kings), Jasmine Jessica Anthony (Stephen King thriller 1408), Madisen Beaty (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Bianca Kajlich (Rules of Engagement), Landon Donovan (US Soccer Star), Cayden Boyd (X-Men: The Last Stand), Paul Butcher (Zoey 101), Ridge Canipe (Walk the Line), Field Cate (Pushing Daisies) Jillian Clare (Indie Recording Artist), Lauren Clinton (Bridge to Terabithia), Sammi Hanratty (The Suite Life of Zack & Cody), Danielle Hanratty (CBS’ The Unit), Zane Huett (Desperate Housewives), Vanessa Lengies (Still Waiting), Tessa Ludwick (Disney's Movie Surfers), Jennette McCurdy (Nickelodeon’s iCarly), Nathan Kress (Nickelodeon’s iCarly), Haley Ramm (Cartoon Network’s Ben 10: Race Against Time) Stephen Lunsford (BRATZ), Brett DelBuono (A&E series Cleaner) and Alexandra Rose Rieger (Akeelah and the Bee).

The Kids 4 Kids 5K RUN/WALK is all about taking BIG STEPS to help kids with cancer. Established in 1987, CCRF is dedicated to providing national support for clinical research in pediatric cancer, while improving the medical environment for all children. A Healthier and Happier tomorrow is the mission and promise of Children's Cancer Research Fund to children and their parents everywhere.