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4th Annual Run For Resilience Ostomy 5k
Sat, Oct 7, 2017
Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k - Individual (Open)
Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k - Ostomate
Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k - Stroller Division
Kids' Activities & 50 meter dash - t-shirt included!
About This Activity
The 4th Annual Run For Resilience Ostomy 5k will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017. All proceeds benefit the United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc (UOAA) charity, a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible. (https://www.ostomy.org/)
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
7:00 a.m. Registration 8:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk 9:00 a.m. Kids Fun Run 9:15 a.m. Awards Ceremony
Kids Activities and bidding at the silent auction throughout the morning
The race will be held near the Southpoint Mall area of Durham. The race will take participants on the scenic American Tobacco Trail (ATT) over the new I-40 bridge extension. The out-and-back course will start and finish at the parking lot on the grassy knoll next to the ATT located off of Renaissance Parkway in Durham, NC. The turn-around will be on the ATT, just before where the trail crosses Dunhill Drive. This 5K course is flat except for one uphill section on the ATT just south of the I-40 bridge. This course is a timed race.
Ample parking is located at the Renaissance Village shops off of Renaissance Parkway at 8160 Renaissance Pkwy, Durham, NC 27713
Packet pickup will be held at the race site on Friday, Oct. 6th from 4pm until 7pm. Omega sports will be onsite for the Friday packet pickup and will be hosting a clearance sale of items. Day-of packet pickup will be from 7am-8am on October 7th at the race site at 8160 Renaissance Pkwy, Durham, NC 27713.
Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and top 3 female overall finishers, age group winners, Stroller winner, and the top 3 ostomates.
AGE CATEGORIES <15 15-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 60+
Tech T-shirts will be included with registration if registered before the deadline. Race shirts will be either unisex or female v-neck cut. You are guaranteed a race shirt if you register by September 20th. You may purchase additional race shirts for $10 each.
OPTIONAL OSTOMY POUCH
Race registration bags will have typical race/sponsor promotional items, ostomy education materials, and most importantly an ostomy pouch. We encourage non-ostomate participants to put on the pouch for the race to improve awareness and empathy for the challenges faced by people living with ostomies.
The Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k will be a family friendly event including kids' activities during the event. Specific kids' activities include:
- 50-meter dash
- Face Painting
Set up your own personal or team fundraising site and get your friends and family to reach your fundraising goals. If you raise over $250, you will receive a unique and limited fundraising tech shirt.
If you are interested in sponsoring the race, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
We will be having an incentivized fundraising challenge for those individuals who raise over $250. Those who raise $250+ will receive a custom t-shirt. Please visit www.ostomy5k.org for more information!