Blackburn Chasing the Cure and Honda Marysville Run4Kids Special Edition 5K Run/Walk

Sun September 27 - Sat October 3, 2020 RaceJoy Ready
Events

5K Run/Walk

$25 Registration ends September 26, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
Description

Blackburn Chasing the Cure was founded in honor of Megan Blackburn’s mom, who is a breast cancer survivor and in memory of Megan’s aunt. The foundation was also created in memory of Corey Hoehn, who lost his life at the young age of 15 to Ewing’s sarcoma. The Blackburn Chasing the Cure Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit that strives to ease the burdens of families during difficult times, so they can focus solely on their loved ones who are battling breast cancer or childhood cancer.

Honda Marysville has orchestrated the successful Run4Kids which benefits the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation (PBTF) for more than 14 years. This run has historically brought together 550+ individuals of all ages to honor “Stars” who lost their battle to this deadliest form of childhood cancer and Stars who are undergoing treatment or living with the side effects of a brain tumor. Annually, Honda Marysville supports the PBTF through the Ride For Kids and this very own 5K.

Blackburn Chasing the Cure - Honda Marysville Run4Kids – 2020 Virtual Edition

Race Week: September 27 – October 3

Why this week? September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Together, while apart, we are keeping awareness alive for these causes that will affect more than 300,000 individuals in 2020 while honoring those close to us who have been in this fight. 

We honor the strength of patients and caregivers. We hope that you will too.

HERE IS HOW IT WORKS:

Step 1: Choose the TEAM you wish to honor and register to run/walk your own a 5K on a course of your choosing! Register no later than August 15th to guarantee that your shirt is received by race week.

Step 2: You’ve got mail! Excitedly, open your race envelope with your swag 😊

Step 3: Wearing your swag for your “Star” Team go out and run or walk your 5K. You can be creative and break your walk/run up into several days (if you’re a miler and not a 5k) or create a fun challenge for your team! 

Step 4: Post pictures of your run to Facebook or Instagram by mentioning or using #blackburnchasingthecure #hondamarysvillerun4kids #IMPACT60 #yougivewegive. This is a very important step! We want to see your faces and show our Stars since we can’t be together. Share, Share, Share!

Step 5: Submit your time to be added to the race results board. Details will be provided both on the race page under the results header and emailed prior to race week!

 

2020 SPECIAL EDITION SWAG

Even though we're virtual this year, you'll still get real swag! For registrations received by August 15th, you’re guaranteed a t-shirt as well as what’s below!

  • Special Edition 2020 T-Shirt

  • A neck gaiter in your STAR TEAM Color (wear it proudly and more than once!)

  • Virtual Race Bib - details for accessing will be provided prior to race day

  • RaceJoy Tracking App - you can use this FREE app to both track your distance and report your time, as well as share with your friends/family so they can be a virtual spectator for your race!

  • Online Finisher Certificate - this will be accessible on your personal results page. Once you've loaded your results during race week, you can click on the results header, find your name, and click on your name to access your digital finisher certificate!

  • Entry into a random drawing for assorted gift cards valued at $10-$50!

  • Entry into a random drawing for a “spa day” for your car – complete interior and exterior detail compliments of Honda Marysville a $300 value!

  • Entry into a random drawing for an official NFL football signed by the players and coaches of the Carolina Panthers!

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM – WE NEED YOU! Find our pages using the hashtags below! Like, Follow and Invite your friends on Facebook.

#blackburnchasingthecure   #hondamarysvillerun4kids  #IMPACT60  #yougivewegive

 

THE ORGANIZATIONS COMMITTED TO CARE

Blackburn Chasing the Cure

Honda Marysville

IMPACT60

Memorial Health

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

Ride for Kids Ohio

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT AND PARTICIPATE FOR A STAR TEAM

Every Team that you see below Honors a “Star”. Click on each team to learn more about the child, adolescent, or adult who has fought cancer. You’ll register for a team and wear that color in their honor. The goal is that every Star has at least 50 participants. Bring the People. Save Lives.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

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Free Live Tracking and Progress Alerts on Race Day!
(Race organizers are providing this as an included service.)

Make sure you download the RaceJoy mobile app for live phone tracking at the Blackburn Chasing the Cure and Honda Marysville Run4Kids Special Edition 5K Run/Walk.

Carry your phone and use RaceJoy to add to your race experience with these key features:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive GPS-based progress alerts at mile points on the course for current pace and estimated finish time.
  • Post to your Facebook and Twitter walls.
  • Have friends and family track your performance.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Supporting spectators can track your blue dot moving along the course from home or at the race site.
  • NearMe proximity alerts notify spectators when you are drawing near.
  • Find each other using RaceJoy’s MeetUp tool.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive fun, motivational audio cheers from your supporting fans.
  • Start sending cheers to others doing the race at any time.

The Blackburn Chasing the Cure and Honda Marysville Run4Kids Special Edition 5K Run/Walk is sponsoring RaceJoy to provide participants and spectators these features for free (normally a 99 cents upgrade fee for both the participant and spectator).

Note:
- Participant must carry phone
- No official race timing information is provided for this race in RaceJoy
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