East Georgia Cancer Coalition 5K

Event Date

Sat, May 3, 2014


Athens, GA

About This Activity

The East Georgia Cancer Coalition (EGCC) is a cancer-focused regional collaboration anchored by the Augusta and Athens medical communities. The long-term vision for this private, non-profit organization is to utilize the vast resources available to all its members and partners to significantly reduce the morbidity and mortality of cancer to Georgians within our region. One of our principal goals is to educate high-risk populations on cancer awareness, prevention and early detection strategies. Therefore, the EGCC creates programs that seek to inform communities on these issues.


On May 3rd, 2014, the East Georgia Cancer Coalition is hosting its first annual Miles for Moms Run/Walk 5K in downtown Athens, Georgia.  This race will give us the opportunity to increase cancer awareness in an effort to decrease deaths due to cancer.  This 5K event will highlight all cancer types, with special recognition to the mothers in our lives that have faced cancer.  Everyone of all ages is invited!

Prices are as follows: 

Pre-registered individual: $20

Same day registration:    $25

Family of 4:                    $60 

Team of 10:                   $130 (each additional is $13)

T-shirts are guaranteed for participants registered by April 22, 2014. Participants registered after April 22, 2014 will be provided t-shirts based on order of registration and t-shirt availability.





Event schedule and times

Race starts at 8:00 am, rain or shine! Parking is available in the Classic Center Parking Deck (off Thomas Street and/or Foundry Street). Registration and check-in will be in the BB&T parking lot beginning at 7:30 AM. Check www.milesformoms5k.org for route details.

Early Packet Pickup will take place at the East Georgia Cancer Coalition office from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM on Friday, May 2nd.  We are located inside the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center (CCRC-315 Riverbend Road Athens, GA 30602), and will have a table set up in the lobby.  Participants must register by April 25th for Early Packet Pickup.  All other participants may check in on race day (Saturday, May 3rd) beginning at 7:00 AM.

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