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Additional race information can be found at http://www.ostomy5k.org.
The 6th Annual Run For Resilience Ostomy 5k will be held on Saturday, October 12, 2019. 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.
Please note the Registration Fee for those registering after September 13th increases to $33 for the 5k and $12 for the Kids Fun Run.
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 USATF certified timed race.
Ample parking is located at the Renaissance Village shops off of Renaissance Parkway at 8160 Renaissance Pkwy, Durham, NC 27713
STAY OVERNIGHT IN DURHAM
A block of rooms has been reserved for those who would like to stay in the Durham area while attending the Run. The rooms are at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Durham Southpoint for $114 per night plus tax from October 9th through October 13th (check out October 14th). The last day to book your room(s) is September 9th. Below is the link to make your reservation(s) for your convenience.
Packet pickup will be held at a Bull City Running at 202 W North Carolina 54 #109, Durham, NC 27713 on Friday, October 11, 2019 (4:30pm-6:30pm) and day-of packet pickup will be from 7am-8am on October 12th at the race site at 8160 Renaissance Pkwy, Durham, NC 27713.
Please note if you register for the event during these packet-Pick up time frames the race-day registration is $33 for the 5k and $12 for the Kids Fun Run.
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.
To ensure you receive the T-Shirt size you ordered, please register by Friday, September 13th. We will do our best to provide you with the T-Shirt size you ordered or a similar size, however, this is not guaranteed after September 13th.
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 and tattoo parlor
- Hula Hoops
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 DONATION link 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.
Your commitment to fundraise and support the ostomy and continent diversion community is no small endeavor, and we appreciate your dedication and hard work.
> “Empower” Fundraisers who raise $200 or more will receive a distinctive RFR Cell Phone PopSocket
> “Champion” Fundraisers who raise $400 or more will receive a Blue Rolling Insulated Cooler Bag with “Ostomies Are Life-Savers” Life Ring Logo
If you are interested in sponsoring the race, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UOAA 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 continue our mission of promoting their quality of life. You can easily donate to this Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K by clicking ‘DONATE’ at the top of this page, or mail a check to UOAA, PO Box 525, Kennebunk, ME 04043., and put in the Memo Line – “Donate to (City) Run for Resilience”
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