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Brain Cancer Awareness 5K
Sat, Nov 19, 2016
New Smyrna Beach, FL
5K Run/Walk - Youth (18 and under)
About This Activity
BENEFICIARY "Cancer can't finish the race" We are doing this for others who may have this disease. We want to bring awareness to this type of cancer, GBM is a deadly disease, and one very few people hear about. This year we have partnered with UF McKnight Brain Institute to donate funds to support brain cancer research.Glioblastoma (GBM), is the most common, and aggressive of primary brain tumors. In the United States alone. Approximately 18,000 people are diagnosed with GBM every year. Almost 1 in 5 tumors that start in the brain are Glioblastomas. Glioblastoma, is a devastating disease for both patients and caregivers, and despite available therapies, prognosis is extremely poor. The majority of patients do not survive for more than two years following Diagnosis, and the median survival is generally less than a year. The average 5 year survival rate is less than 3%. We hope that you will join us in our efforts to raise awareness and support funding for brain cancer research.
WHEN November 19, 2016 - 8:00 AM
WHERE Riverside Park 299 South Riverside Drive New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168
ENTRY FEES Entry fee before November 12 = $25 Entry fee from November 12-18 = $30 Race Day Entry fee = $35 18 years and younger = $20 18 years and younger/race day = $25
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Pre race packet pick up/ registration: Friday, November 18, 2016 12-6 pm at Riverside Park, 299 South Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach Race Day registration: Saturday, November 19, 2016 6:30 am - 8:00 am at Riverside Park, 299 South Riverside Dr., New Smyrna Beach Race Starts: 8:00 am
PARKING Parking is available along Riverside Drive. There is additional parking in any Public/Business parking lot on Canal Street.
COURSE Runners and Walkers Are Welcome. Start/ Finish Riverside Park. Digital time clocks will be viewed at the 1 mile, 2 mile & finish. This is a open road course.
5K USATF Certified Course # FL15087EBM
The purpose of the USATF course certification program is to produce road race courses of accurately measured distances. For any road running performance to be accepted as a record or be nationally ranked, it must be run on a USATF-certified course. In addition, the certification program is very important to the average road racer, as well as those of exceptional speed. Most runners like to compare performances run on different courses, and such comparisons are difficult if course distances are not reliable. No one can truly establish a personal best if the course distance is not accurate.
TEAM COMPETITION Teams must have a minimum of 3 members, only top 3 team members are scored. All team members will appear in individual results. ( Team prizes-Awarded to...... Overall fastest timed/scored team.....The Largest team.......The most creative attire team)
AWARDS Overall/Male and Female finishers and the top three runners in the following age groups: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and older.
AMENITIES Trophy: Top Male/ Female runner Medal: Top 3 age groups. All participants will receive a finisher race ribbon. Goodie bags for the first 200 registrants, T-shirt and Post race refreshments (Availability and size of shirts only guaranteed to those who register by November 4, 2016)
RACE TIMING AND SCORING The race will be professionally scored and timed at the start and finish by RaceSmith, Inc. The race will be timed using disposable, electronic tags attached to the bib number. Please wear your bib number to the front, pinned at all four corners, visible, and unaltered. Results will be posted at the race and then online immediately following the race at www.RaceSmith.com