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Colon Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk
5K, 1 Mile
Sat, Jul 22, 2017
Battle Creek, MI
Kid's 1 Mile Fun Run
Kid's 1 Mile Fun Run
About This Activity
Location Information Bailey Park in Battle Creek, MI
About This Event Our Mission The Calhoun County Cancer Control Coalition (5C) is a group of individuals and organizations working together to reduce the cancer burden in Calhoun County through community collaboration. Join us in our efforts to spread the word about getting screened for colorectal cancer.
Calhoun County Cancer Control Coalition (5C) Community Project Fund is a community project fund of the Battle Creek Community Foundation.
Did You Know… • Anyone can get colorectal cancer. • Colorectal cancer screening is recommended for everyone at age 50. (Those who have a family history of colorectal cancer should ask their doctor about getting screened earlier than age 50.) • Colorectal polyps and colorectal cancer don't always cause symptoms, especially at first. Someone could have polyps or colorectal cancer and not know it. That is why getting screened regularly for colorectal cancer is so important. • Screening for colorectal cancer helps prevent this disease. Screening can find precancerous polyps (abnormal growths), so they can be removed before they turn into cancer. Screening also finds colorectal cancer early, when treatment works best.
Race Fees: $25 if registered on or before July 09, 2017 after that registration is $30 (non-refundable)
New for 2017 - Kid's 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk (Free of Charge)
Run/Walk Course: 5K Run/Walk on the Linear Park Path
Awards: Run and Walk are combined for awards 1st Place overall male and female 1st Place overall masters (40+) male and female 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place in each division
Event Times Race Day Events:
7:00 am Registration/Packet pick-up
8:30 am Kid's 1 Mile Fun Run
9:00 am 5K Run/Walk Starts
10:00 am Awards Available to Participants
TShirts T-shirts are guaranteed to everyone that registers by July 9th. No-shows will not receive a T-shirt and will be distributed to race day registrants following the race on a first come-first served basis. Day of race, registration starts at 7:00am and will end promptly at 8:45am. (This is necessary for an on-time start.)