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Tie Your Laces and Check Your Prostate at the Main Street Mile

Friday, June 24 at Sixth and Main


Shoes tied. Body hydrated. Carbs loaded. Streets closed. Boise's annual Main Street Mile will once again take over downtown to raise awareness of prostate cancer on Friday, June 24.

Join Boise Mayor Dave Bieter in the Mayor's Mile for a fun run or join your kids in the children's half miler, when they chase an ice cream truck through the streets. Or if you're feeling competitive, take on the open mile for everyone 18 years and older, with prizes for top finishers. If you've put your competitive shoes back in the closet but feel young, run in the Beauty and the Beast mile for those 40 and older.

Those who prefer to get their blood pumping in a different way can stop by Hooters between noon and 4 p.m. on Friday and get their cars washed by the Hooters girls for $10. All proceeds will be given to the Main Street Mile folks.

The mission of the Main Street Mile "A Mile for Men's Health" is to eradicate prostate cancer as a life-threatening disease by advancing awareness, education and screenings. So even though Father's Day has passed, show your support for dads everywhere embracing the ol' latex glove test by running the Main Street Mile.