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Durham, NC Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k
Sat, Oct 1, 2016
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 3rd Annual Durham, NC Ostomy 5k - now known as the Run for Resilience - will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016. 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 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 outside of Omega Sports, located off of Renaissance Parkway in Durham, NC. The turn-around will be on the ATT, just behind the Kroger. This 5K course is flat except for one uphill section on the ATT just south of the I-40 bridge. This course is certified by USATF and is a timed race.
Parking will be available at the Omega Sports parking lot off of Renaissance Parkway.
Pre-race Packet Pickup inside the Omega Sports store in NEW HOPE COMMONS at 5426 New Hope Commons Drive Durham, NC 27707 on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Day-of packet pickup will be from 7am-8am on October 1st at the race site at 8200 Renaissance Parkway Durham.
Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and top 3 female overalll 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 15th. 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. Go to https://ostomy.myetap.org/fundraiser/DurhamRunForResilience/ to set up your fundraising site and donate to the UOAA.
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!