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May is Brain Tumor Awareness Month and we are raising critical funds to provide support for DIPG and pediatric cancer families.
MORE THAN JUST A RACE
Our 5K Cupcake Run is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year. Each year we encourage participants to fundraise $100 for Gabriella's Smile Foundation. This allows us to provide financial assistance as well as free support for pediatric cancer families facing the stress and impact of a cancer diagnosis. A portion of the funds raised will go towards pediatric brain cancer research.
A fundraiser page will automatically be created when you register. Fundraising is not required in order to participate, but it is greatly appreciated. You can choose to customize the page during registration or after via the link in the confirmation email, or just use it as is.
Please consider sharing your fundraising page with family, friends and your community. You would be surprised how much a simple email or social media post encourages folks to donate to a cause you are passionate about. For brainstorming, fundraising tips or general questions, please contact email@example.com
ABOUT THE RACE
Gabriella’s 5k Cupcake Run and Gabriella’s Smile Foundation is named after Gabriella Elise Torres, who was 5 when she battled Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG), a terminal form of brain cancer. She died just 8 days after her 6th birthday on November 7, 2015.
Gabriella’s 5k Cupcake Run is the first of its kind here in the San Antonio community for Brain Tumor Awareness Month, which is in May. It’s the first 5k dedicated exclusively to raising awareness for DIPG and pediatric brain cancer in our community.
IN-PERSON EVENT AND TWO VIRTUAL RUNNER OPTIONS FOR ADULTS & KIDS
Option 1: Virtual Runner w/ medal only
$35 through May 1
$20 Kids 0-14
Option 2: Virtual Runner t-shirt PLUS medal
$40 through May 1
$20 Kids 0-14
Option 3: In-person t-shirt PLUS medal (given out at finish line after race completion)
Register by April 22 to guarantee your shirt size
$25 through April 3
$35 through May 12
$40 late registration May 13-14 (Prefer you register ONLINE, limited in-person registration)
$20 Kids 0-14
INCLUDED WITH REGISTRATION
1. Custom Cupcake Run Medal
2. Custom Race Bib
3. Race T-Shirt (except for Virtual Medal Only event)
4. Cupcakes after the race (for in-person event only)
6. Finisher Certificate (available for print through Run Sign Up)
Packet pick-up will be on
Thursday, May 12 at iRun Store Bitters Location 2602 NW Loop 1604 Bldg 1 Suite 106 San Antonio, Texas 78248 from 11 AM- 7 PM.
Friday, May 13 at the Children’s Cancer Support Center at 477 Spencer Lane San Antonio, Texas 78201 from 10 AM- 4 PM
Packets will also be available for pick up on Saturday, May 14 starting at 6:30 AM. Packets not picked up by race day, will NOT be mailed out.
*No refunds will be available in the event you are unable to attend on race day or if the event is cancelled for reasons beyond our control. **Packets not picked up by race day morning, will not be mailed out for in-person participants.
RACE DAY SCHEDULE-TBD
7:55 AM Welcome on behalf of GSF. Introduce Emcee
8:00 AM Pre-Race Program starts
8:10 AM Prayer/ Remember our angels
8:15 AM National Anthem
8:20 AM Warm-Up
8:25 AM Runners start lining up
8:30 AM Race starts
No refunds will be available in the event you are unable to attend on race day or if the event is cancelled for reasons beyond our control.
Gabriella's 5K Cupcake Run is a USATF Sanctioned event and chip timed (Results based on official gun time) Awards and prizes for: $150 iRun Gift for 1st Place Overall Male and Female Finisher $75 iRun Gift Card for 2nd Place Overall Male and Female Finisher $25 iRun Gift Card for 3rd Place Overall Male and Female Finisher
Recognition to first place male and female finishers in each of the following age groups Ages 1-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69; 70+
We'd like to thank Split Second Productions for providing their exceptional timing services for Gabriella's 5K Cupcake Run.
Chip timing is required to be eligible for awards. No duplicate awards will be given.
Gabriella’s 5k Cupcake Run is officially a USATF sanctioned event. A USATF sanction is an official designation issued by USATF, through a local Association, which approves and licenses the holding of a competitive track & field, long distance running or race walking event in the United States. USATF Sanctioning provides a best-in-class designation to our race. ONLY USATF Sanctioned and Certified races are eligible for national and age-group records.
*The event will go on rain or shine unless the weather poses unsafe conditions. No refunds will be given in the event of cancellation due to unsafe weather conditions or reasons beyond our control.
Race Contact Info
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