Members of the men's basketball team at the Great Prostate Cancer Challenge.
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Members of the men's basketball team at the Great Prostate Cancer Challenge.
Tiger Teams Volunteer at Cancer Challenge
Courtesy: Athletics Media Relations  
Release: 09/10/2012

TOWSON, Md. - On Sunday, Sept. 9th Towson University hosted the 6th Baltimore Great Prostate Cancer Challenge. Student-athletes and members of the coaching staffs from the men’s lacrosse, men’s basketball and cheerleading squads along with “Doc” attended the event and volunteered to help out.

The event had more than 850 registrants and raised over $300,000!

The Great Prostate Cancer Challenge consisted of a 5K run and a 1 mile fun walk. After the event, there was entertainment in the stadium as Edgar and Poe entertained participants and their families with the Oriole Bird. There were bands, former Ravens and Colts and raffle items won.

For more information about the Great Prostate Cancer Challenge or to get involved for next year’s event, pleas visit their website at

Funds raised went to provide free prostate cancer screening and prostate cancer research. The beneficiaries of the event are the American Urological Association and ZERO, The End Of Prostate Cancer.


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