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After the torch relay in Guam, the torch will to be carried to Taiwan by representatives of the Guam Chinese community, to join more than 100 cities around the globe. The torch will then tour Taiwan in a one-week round-the-island relay and then reach its final destination — the “United Hearts” rally at the Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall in Taipei — on Oct. 9, the day before the centenary of the Wuchang Uprising and the founding of the Republic of China.
Torch holders on the Torch of Peace relay is by invitation only, but the public is welcome to join the holders in their relay runs and to sign up on the 5K Run. Pre-race day registration is $6.00/person, $20.00/family of 4 and $10.00/person on race day. Pre-registration are available at Hornet Sporting Goods, Chinese School in Upper Tumon, Huang’s Bakeshop in Maite and Chinese Chamber of Commerce in Sunny Plaza, Tamuning. Prizes for raffle includes a round trip ticket via China Airlines to On-Line Destinations in Asia, GTA Blackberry Cellphone, and Night Stay at the Aurora Resort & Spa in Tumon. The 5K Run is being assisted by the Guam Track and Field Association, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Guam, United Chinese Association of Guam, Guam Chinese School Board and the Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Guam.
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