ABOUT THE EVENT
RACE DAY SCHEDULE:
7:30 a.m. Registration Opens
8 a.m. KidZone and Healthy Village open; honorary posters turned in
8:40 a.m. Celebrating Survivors
8:45 a.m. Registration Closes
9 a.m. 5K Time!
10:15 a.m. Awards for speed
Meet our 5K Honorary Chairman, Van Vance, the "Voice of the Cards" from 1982-1999!
Vance, who broadcast three Final Four games of the Louisville Cardinals, will help honor survivors at the 5K.
Vance is a pancreatic cancer survivor and long-time friend of Dr. Stan Frager, a colon cancer survivor. Watch this video to hear the two friends talk about helping each other through cancer diagnosis and treatment.
ABOUT THE WALK
THE WALK AWAY FROM COLON CANCER & 5K RUN is an event to raise awareness and funds to eliminate preventable colon cancer by increasing screening rates.
Each year, thousands of American families are affected by this common but little discussed disease. Colon cancer is the 2nd leading cancer killer in both men and women in Kentucky, Indiana, and the whole U.S. despite the fact that it is one of the most preventable forms of cancer.
By participating in the 5K, you and your team join our growing movement to make colon cancer a disease of the past. The Colon Cancer Prevention Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit on a mission to end preventable colon cancer death and suffering.
Let’s walk, run, and jog for a world without colon cancer.
FAQClick here for frequently asked questions and answers.
WHEN Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. Festivities start at 8 a.m.; Walk/Run is at 9 a.m.
WHERE Iroquois Park, New Cut Road and Kenwood Drive, Louisville, Ky.
DISTANCE 5K (3.1 miles) or whatever distance you are comfortable with. This event is USATF Sanctioned, chip timed. There will also be an untimed, 1-mile walk.
HONORARY POSTERS Honor a loved one by creating a poster to be shared along the route. Please turn them in by Friday, Aug. 23. More information at www.c2p2ky.org or 800-841-6399. More info here.
REGISTRATION & ENTRY FEES $20 early registration, $25 after Aug. 22. Pre-registrants are guaranteed a Walk Away from Colon Cancer t-shirt; all others are first come, first served.
ONLINE Register online at www.c2p2ky.org through midnight on Aug. 21.
WALK-IN REGISTRATION available at Fleet Feet Sports, 2239 Taylorsville Road; M-F 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday noon-5 p.m.; through Aug. 23.
DAY OF REGISTRATION at Iroquois Park from 7:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
PACKET PICKUP Aug. 22 at the Clifton Center, 2117 Payne Street, Louisville from 11 a.m.- 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at Fleet Feet Sports, 2239 Taylorsville Road; M-F 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
EVENT FESTIVITIES Starting at 8 a.m., we'll have music, face painting, booths with information on healthy living, and other activities and goods to be announced! Contact us to participate in the healthy village.
AWARDS Top three male and female overall. First male/female master and grandmaster. Top three male and female in age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over. See also awards for individual and team fundraisers.
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