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Please note, our Race will happen rain or shine—and thankfully the forecast is turning in our favor!
Adults and children who are registered for the Race will receive our commemorative 2018 T-shirt (while supplies last, preferred size not guaranteed). Survivors and Forever Fighters receive both a 2018 T-shirt and special pink survivor shirt. All registrants will receive a runner/walker bib and as well as access to:
We have a video for all this and more! Check out our menu of how-to videos and bookmark the link for future reference. If you still need assistance email Race@KomenPhiladelphia.org or call 215-238-8900.
In addition to the general benefits listed above, register as a survivor and receive:
In addition to the general benefits listed above, register as a Forever Fighter and receive:
Please note: To be part of the Forever Fighter experience, you must be registered for the Race and indicate that you are a “Forever Fighter” (living with metastatic breast cancer) during the registration process.
If you plan on attending the event, YES. Registration fees are needed to cover the cost of materials and services for Race day. Fundraising monies and donations are used for our community programs.
If you do not plan on attending, you can still support the Race and receive your commemorative T-shirt via one of three ways:
PLUS, everyone can support the Race by making donations to the Race and/or in support of registered participants, as well as by purchasing tickets for our Chapman Auto Stores new-car raffle.
Back by popular demand, our 2018 Race offers Sleep In for the Cure®, a great way for you to be part of our Race family and support the cause. Anyone can register for Sleep In for the Cure—whether you live in the area but will be out of town on Mother’s Day, or whether you live halfway-across the globe but want to virtually join loved ones in Philadelphia supporting our cause! As a Sleep In for the Cure supporter, you’ll have your Race number and T-shirt mailed to you (cost already included in event price). This way you can wear your Race T-shirt wherever you are, whenever you want, to start the conversation about breast cancer with your friends, family, neighbors, co-workers.... everyone! As a Sleep In for the Cure supporter, we also encourage you to use our online fundraising tools to help us reach our Bold Goal: to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50 percent by the year 2026.
Absolutely! We offer a special registration rate for children 12 and under. Registering your child(ren) allows participation in all of our general Race activities, such as the 5K walk/run PLUS our popular Kids for the Cure Dash to Make a Difference sponsored by Aldi and other kid-friendly entertainment and activities. We also offer youth-size Race T-shirts (while supplies last) so be sure to register as early as possible. Lastly, kids can fundraise too! Every year young people take pride in saving pennies, having lemonade sales, asking friends and families to donate and other creative ways to help support the cause—moreover, their success is making a huge impact on our ability to more save lives!
NEW THIS YEAR!
We encourage all participants to raise at least $250. Ask 10 supporters to donate $25, and you’ve done it. If all Race participants step up to this call, just what could be done with the millions of dollars raised for research and community programs impacting the lives of you and your neighbors! Leave no stone unturned and remember these additional tips for success:
We keep 75 percent of money raised here at home to support our work in 15 counties. We contribute 25 percent to breast cancer research. Some of the ways your fundraising will make an impact through our work include:
Race T-shirts are available for adult and youth registrants while supplies last (preferred size not guaranteed). You have several options for obtaining your shirt.
Option 1: Opt to have your T-shirt shipped when registering online or by mail. There is a $9 shipping/handling fee per registrant. This is your best chance to receive your preferred T-shirt size.
Option 2: Register and receive it on the spot at one of our in-person events on April 11 and April 14.
Option 3: Pick up your T-shirt on Race weekend and save the $9 shipping/handling fee:
Make your in-person registration even more convenient by filling out our registration form ahead of time.
Option for teams only: Team captains with teams of 10 or more members can pick up team member T-shirts and Race materials at either of these two team-captain exclusive opportunities:
You can ShopKomen.com 365 days a year! ShopKomen is filled with the perfect apparel and accessories for your participation on Race day, as well to support your Race person fundraising efforts, team fundraisers and much more. There are also great gifts you might want to use to thank large donors or team-members who excel in their Race activities. Moreover, a portion of every ShopKomen purchase made via this link will support the Komen Philadelphia mission. Order now so you can have everything you need in time for Mother’s Day.
Download our 2018 Race poster here. Print this poster and display it anywhere you can to help rally supporters for the Race. It's also a great way to start the recruitment process for your Race team or to simply have friends and family members sign up to participate with you. Use the poster at work, school, community rooms in your neighborhood, the gym... anywhere people gather!
This event will occur rain or shine. We reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds; instead, entry fees will be used as donations to Susan G. Komen® Philadelphia.
First-aid and missing-person services will be available on the north side of Eakins Oval, by Kelly Drive. First-aid will also be available behind the finish line. A Lost & Found for items & personal belongings will be available in the Gear Tent. (locations subject to change)
With the purchase of the $3.00 optional score tag, everyone can be ‘official’ regardless of your age or pace! Have your name listed in the official Race results and qualify for prizes by purchasing the optional score tag/timing device for $3.00 when you register. On Race day, you must wear this tag and use the official start and finish lines. Results will be posted on this website on Race day. If you need to purchase a score tag after you have registered, please email us at Race@KomenPhiladelphia.org.
When: Mother's Day, Sunday, May 13, 2018
Where: Eakins Oval/Philadelphia Museum of Art
What: A 5K fundraising event to help end breast cancer
Opening Ceremonies: 7:00 a.m.; includes Parade of Pink and Purple