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Additional race information can be found at http://www.ostomy.org/5k.
The 8th Annual North Carolina 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/)
7:00 a.m. Registration/Packet Pick-up
8:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk
9:00 a.m. Kids 50 Meter Dash (Ages 2 - 8)
9:15 a.m. Awards Ceremony
Register by September 1st for the Early Bird rate. The registration fee for those registering after September 1st or during the packet-pick-up times will increase by $5.00.
This 5k Fun Run and Kids 50-Meter Dash will be held on the AMERICAN TOBACCO TRAIL located at 8160 RENAISSANCE PARKWAY, DURHAM, NC.
The exact route map will be included in your registration packets.
Packet Pick-up will be on September 30th time and location TBD and at 7:00 a.m. on October 1st at the race site.
Please note the Registration Fee to register during the packet-pick-up time above is $35.00 for Adults and $22.50 for the Kids 50-Meter Dash.
Prizes will be awarded to the top Male and top Female Overall Finishers, top M/F in each age group, as well as to the top Male and Female Ostomates.
A unisex adult or youth size T-Shirt and Bib are included with your registration fee. To ensure you receive the T-Shirt size you ordered, please register by Friday, September 9th. 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 9th.
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 - incentive to be announced soon.
> “Champion” Fundraisers who raise $400 or more - incentive to be announced soon.
If you are interested in sponsoring the race, please contact us at Ostomy5kdurham@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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