5th Annual Vancouver, WA Ostomy 5k Fun Run

Sat October 5, 2019 Vancouver, WA US 98661 Directions

5k Fun Run

10:00AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT

5k Fun Run - Ostomate

10:00AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT


8:00AM PDT - 12:00PM PDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.ostomy5k.org.

SE Marine Park Way & Columbia Way
Vancouver, WA US 98661

The 5th Annual Vancouver, Washington (formerly Portland, OR) 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/)

9:00 a.m. Registration and Packet Pick-Up
10:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk

There will be kids' activities, an opportunity to peruse the booths and get connected with suppliers, and local & national advocacy groups.

Please note the registration fee for those registering after September 13th will increase by 20% to $18.00 per person.


NEW Location this year! The Fun Run/Walk will take place at Marine Park, located at SE Marine Park Way & Columbia Way, Vancouver, WA. This 58.3-acre site offers walking trails, play equipment, ball fields, picnic shelters, restrooms, and the City's only public boat launch site. Marine Park is part of the Waterfront River Renaissance Trail, which connects the site to Waterfront Park. CLICK HERE to learn more about this new location.


You will be directed to the starting line and course prior to the start of the event, and volunteers will be stationed throughout the course to assist you.


The park is located at the corner of the address provided and there are two parking lots on either street.  


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.


T-shirt pick up and on-site registration will be among the health fair booths within Marine Park.


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 usvf@coloplast.com!


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”

Race Contact Info

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