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Additional race information can be found at http://www.ostomy5k.org.
The 2nd Annual East Stroudsburg, PA Run For Resilience Ostomy 5k will be held on Saturday, October 5, 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
9:00 a.m. Registration
10:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk
12:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony
Bidding at the Silent Auction throughout the morning
50/50 raffle - tickets sold from 9am to 1pm
Please note the Registration Fee after September 13th or on the day of the event will be $33.
This Certified Timed Race will be at the Levee Loop Trail at Dansbury Park in East Stroudsburg. The race will take participants on the scenic route through wooded and open hiking trails that parallel the Broadhead Creek. The out-and-back course will start and finish at the pavilion at Dansbury Park. This 5K course is mostly flat.
Parking will be at the Dansbury Park off of Day Street in East Stroudsburg.
Pre-race and day-of Packet Pickup: To Be Announced
Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and top 3 female overall finishers, and top 3 ostomates.
A unisex or female v-neck size Race T-Shirt and race bib are included with your registration fee. 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.
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.
DONATIONS - 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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