5th Annual Arizona Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K

Sat October 1, 2022 Scottsdale, AZ 85257 US Directions


Registration is Now Open!

Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k - Individual (Open)

9:00AM MST - 11:00PM MST T-Shirt sizes not guaranteed after 9/9/2022!
Open to ages 6 - 99.
Registration is Now Open!

Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k - Ostomates

9:00AM MST - 12:00PM MST T-Shirt sizes not guaranteed after 9/9/2022!
Open to ages 6 - 99.

Race Website

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


Eldorado Park
2311 N. Miller Road
Scottsdale, AZ US 85257


The 5th Annual Arizona Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2022, 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/)



7:30 - 8:30 a.m.  Check-in

9:00 a.m. 5k Walk/Run

9:00 a.m. Vendors, Fun & Games

10:00 a.m.  Kids Fun Run/Dash

10:00 - 12:00 Live music from The Stumbles

10:00 a.m.  Lunch 



A unisex adult or youth size T-Shirt and Bib are included with your registration fee.  We will do our best to provide you with the T-Shirt size you ordered or a similar size, however, this is no longer guaranteed. 



This 5k fun run and kids dash will be held at Eldorado Park on McDowell Rd and 77th street in Scottsdale, Arizona. The park is on 60 acres of land with a lake for fishing, playgrounds, three ball fields, a soccer field, a sand volleyball court and skate park.

The course will follow a variation of the "Full Loop" (blue) path on the Eldorado Park Walking Map that can be found on the City of Scottsdale's Website at the link below. Open the link and go to the lower right hand side of the page under "Maps" and open the "Eldorado Walking Map". The event will start and end at the East Ramada which is located near 77th street next to the volleyball court. 

Eldorado Park

Parking is available in any of the lots along 77th Street with additional parking lots off Murray Lane.  


Day-of packet pickup time will be 7:00 a.m. on October 1st at the race site.

Please note the Registration Fee to register during the packet-pick-up times above is $22.50 for Adults and Children. 



Prizes will be awarded to the top male and top female overall finishers, top male and top female non-ostomates, and the top male and top female ostomates. 



Race registration bags will have typical race/sponsor promotional items, ostomy education materials, and most importantly an ostomy pouch provided by Exclusive Diamond Sponsor Hollister. 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.)



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.



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 sturdy Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k Zippered Boat Tote Bag.

> “Champion” Fundraisers who raise $400 or more will receive a Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k Insulated Sports Bottle to keep your hot beverages hot and your cold beverages cold! 



If you are interested in sponsoring the Race, please contact the Race Director at cindywoundostomynurse@gmail.com



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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