7th Annual Boise, ID Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k

Sat October 7, 2023 Boise, ID 83706 US Directions


Registration is NOW OPEN!

Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k - Individual

12:00PM MDT - 3:00PM MDT T-Shirt Size Not Guaranteed after 9/15/2023
Open to ages 8 - 99.
Registration is NOW OPEN!

Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k - Ostomate

12:00PM MDT - 3:00PM MDT T-Shirt Size Not Guaranteed after 9/15/2023
Open to ages 8 - 99.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.ostomy.org/5k.


Ann Morrison Park - Old Timer's Pavilion
1000 Americana Blvd.
Boise, ID US 83706


The 7th Annual Boise Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2023, in celebration of Ostomy Awareness Day. 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/)



12:00 to 1:00 pm - Registration and Packet-Pickup

1:00 pm - 5K Run/Walk

2:30 pm - Awards Ceremony



Take advantage of the 'Early Bird' Registration Fee of $20.00/$15.00 for the Kids' Fun Run/Dash, which includes a unisex adult or youth size T-Shirt and Bib. You'll also be guaranteed the T-Shirt size you order. After September 15th the Registration Fee will increase by $5.00 and T-Shirt sizes are no longer guaranteed. 



This 5k Fun Run will be held at Ann Morrison Park at the Old Timer's Pavilion (covered shelter) located at 1000 West American Blvd., Boise, Idaho 83706. Ann Morrison Park is a 153-acre (62 ha) urban park along the Boise River and includes picnic facilities, bocce courts, a disc golf course, horseshoe pits, an outdoor gym, a volleyball court, a playground, tennis courts, and fields for softball, soccer, cricket, and football.

The course for this 5K begins at the Old Timer's Pavilion.

The exact route map will be included in your registration packets.



There is ample free parking available.



Packet pickup will take place at the Old Timer's Pavilion any time between 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. and the start of the race.

NOTE: Registration Fee during race day packet-pick-up time is $25.00 for Adults and Children. 


Prizes will be awarded to the top Male and top Female, the top Male and Female Ostomates.


Race registration bags will have typical race/sponsor promotional items, ostomy education materials, and most importantly an ostomy pouch provided by our sponsors. 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.


Once you’ve registered you have the option to CREATE a new RACE GROUP/TEAM or to JOIN one that’s already been established. This is a great way to get others in your community to Register to Participate in the Run and compete against each other. Invite family, friends, co-workers to Register, pick to be on your Race Group/Team (or start their own), order their T-Shirt & Bib and celebrate the day with you! (Please note this is NOT a Team Fundraiser. To set up a Personal or Team Fundraiser, please go to the DONATE button.)

NEW! Raise $100 or more and your Registration Fee will be refunded!

Fundraising is an important aspect of our Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K. Funds raised help UOAA continue to provide resources, educational materials, advocacy and support to the ostomy and continent diversion community.

We invite you to set up your own Personal or Team Fundraiser when registering to participate in the event, or through our DONATE button at the top of this page. You can create a unique Fundraiser Name and URL address, personalize your fundraising message, and direct your friends and family to your page to join your team or sponsor you in your fundraising goal.


♦Fundraising Level - Empower: $200+ in fundraising individually or as a Team Captain. 
♦Fundraising award: The Kobuck Convertible Sling with the Run for Resilience logo. This custom sling pack can be worn crossbody or around the wait making it the perfect go anywhere bag. 
Fundraising Level - Champion: $400+ in fundraising individually or as a Team Captain
♦Fundraising award: The Crossland Fleece Picnic Blanket embroidered with the Run for Resilience logo. The picnic blanket is fleece with a water-resistant backing. This blanket folds up and has a strap and pocket for easy transportation. 

The Champion level fundraisers will also receive the Empower level fundraising award. 

We have some very special additional prizes to recognize the TOP OVERALL fundraisers for the 2023 Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k series across all of the events, in-person and virtual! 


If you are interested in sponsoring the Race, please contact Carrie Flaherty at flahertc@slhs.org


United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that supports, empowers and advocates for the estimated 725,000 to 1 million people who are living with an ostomy or continent diversion across the country. Your generous donation helps us to raise awareness of this life-saving surgery and to continue our mission of promoting their quality of life through information, support, advocacy and collaboration. To make a Donation or start a Fundraising Team, please click on the "DONATE" Button at the top of this page.

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