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Annual Hyundai Hope On Wheels 5K Benefiting Cancer Research At CHOC Children's Returns To Fountain Valley On September 28

Hyundai Hope On Wheels 5K Run/Walk held in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Hyundai Hope On Wheels® will hold its annual 5K Run/Walk to benefit pediatric cancer research at the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children's in September.  The Hyundai Hope On Wheels 5K Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 a.m. at the Fountain Valley Sports Park located in Miles Square Park. 

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Runners and walkers of all ages and levels are invited to participate by either registering for the race or making a donation at www.HyundaiHopeOnWheels.org/5K.  The registration price is $35 for adults participating in the 5K and $15 for kids participating in the Sprint.  On-site registration for the 5K will be available for $40.  All participants of the 5K will receive a race shirt and bib, a commemorative medal and professional timing.  Awards will be given to the top finishers.  A Family Fun Festival, including food, vendor booths and giveaways, will immediately follow the race.  The event will also feature Hope On Wheels' signature Handprint Ceremony and check presentation with doctors, patients and families from CHOC Children's.

"September is an important time for all of us at Hyundai because it is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month," said Dave Zuchowski, president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America.  "We are committed to supporting childhood cancer research at children's hospitals nationwide and are especially proud to support the Hyundai Cancer Institute at CHOC Children's through this special annual 5K in our own backyard."

This event is part of the Hyundai Hope On Wheels September campaign in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.  During the month of September, Hope On Wheels will award $9 million for pediatric cancer research.  This brings Hope On Wheels' total support in the fight against pediatric cancer to $87 million since 1998.  Hope On Wheels will also host additional 5K Run/Walks in Chicago and Miami in addition to its annual support of the Jimmy Fund Walk in Boston.

Additionally, Hope On Wheels will launch a new awareness program, Every Handprint Tells A Story (EHTAS).  The public is invited to show its support for pediatric cancer by visiting www.HyundaiHopeOnWheels.org/September.  On the website, visitors can watch video stories of courageous child cancer survivors, learn about the work of several Hyundai scholar researchers, post and share their messages of hope, and join an online community of supporters via social media. 

To register or to make a donation, please visit www.HyundaiHopeOnWheels.org/5K

To learn more about Hyundai Hope On Wheels, please visit www.HyundaiHopeOnWheels.org or follow us on social media at www.facebook.com/HyundaiHopeOnWheels, www.twitter.com/hopeonwheels, and www.youtube.com/hopeonwheels.   

HYUNDAI HOPE ON WHEELS

Hyundai Hope On Wheels® is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is committed to finding a cure for childhood cancer.  Launched in 1998, Hyundai Hope On Wheels provides grants to eligible institutions nationwide that are pursuing life-saving research and innovative treatments for the disease.  Primary funding for Hyundai Hope On Wheels comes from Hyundai Motor America and its more than 800 U.S. dealers.  Since its inception, Hyundai Hope On Wheels has awarded $87 million towards childhood cancer research in pursuit of a cure.

HYUNDAI MOTOR AMERICA

Hyundai Motor America, headquartered in Fountain Valley, Calif., is a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Co. of Korea.  Hyundai vehicles are distributed throughout the United States by Hyundai Motor America and are sold and serviced through more than 820 dealerships nationwide.  All Hyundai vehicles sold in the U.S. are covered by the Hyundai Assurance program, which includes the 5-year/60,000-mile fully transferable new vehicle limited warranty, Hyundai's 10-year/100,000-mile powertrain limited warranty, and five years of complimentary Roadside Assistance.  Hyundai Assurance includes Assurance Connected Care that provides owners of Hyundai models equipped with the Hyundai Blue Link telematics system with proactive safety and car care services complimentary for three years.  These services include Automatic Collision Notification, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Vehicle Diagnostic Alert, Monthly Vehicle Health Report and in-vehicle service scheduling.   

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