Melissa's Race to Battle Brain Cancer (Draft)

Sat April 23, 2022
This Race is in Draft Mode

5K Run and Walk

$35 7:00AM EDT
Events: 5K Run and Walk - 7:00am Wave

Virtual 5K Run or Walk

$35 Registration Opens December 1, 2021 at 12:00am EST

Non-Runner Support - Local pickup only

$20 7:00AM EDT Registration Opens January 1, 2022 at 1:14pm EST




The 8th Annual Melissa's Race to Battle Brain Cancer is SO much more than another 5K.

This event is a FUNDRAISER benefiting ADVENT HEALTH CANCER INSTITUTE for brain cancer research. This event is in memory of Melissa Vosburg, a resident of Sanford and teacher at Midway Elementary School, who was lost to brain cancer in 2013. Hosted by Melissa Vosburg, Inc.

Melissa’s Race is known as the race with a heart.  Thank you from the bottom of OUR hearts for helping make this year’s race the biggest and best ever!  

Melissa's Story

We are also offering a VIRTUAL option for those who cannot or choose not to attend IN PERSON. 

Brews for Brains - Food Trucks - Live Music - Raffle 

Youth Pricing

Registrants aged 14 and under can participate at a discount.

The Youth 5K price is $25. This will be priced automatically based on the age of the participant. 

In addition to a great cause - brain cancer research - Melissa's Race is also competitive!  

Top overall male and female, top masters (>40) male and female and top 3 male and female age groups will receive awards. Age groups include 9 & under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+

Only Live participants are eligible for awards.  

Packet Pickup

Two options for your convenience:

  • Thursday, April 22 from 4-8p at Deviant Wolfe Brewing, Sanford

  • Friday, April 23 from 11a-5p at Deviant Wolfe Brewing, Sanford

Create or Join a Team

To create a team: Begin registration process and select "Create a Team" when prompted. You can also create your team as a fundraising team by selecting "Yes" when asked.

To join a team, begin registration process and select "Join a Team" when prompted. Choose the team you wish to join from the drop down menu.  

Your team will automatically be setup as a Fundraising team.  As an added incentive, your fundraising will enter you into a drawing for a Team prize.  

Race Contact Info

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