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REGISTER NOW for the 14th Annual Ready, Set, GO(LD) 5K Walk, 8K Run, and Kids' Fun Run, presented by Rob and Kristen Bennett - SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2023 at the Ironton Rail Trail in Coplay, PA - to benefit the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley!
Welcome to the 14th Annual Walk / Run to benefit the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley, presented by Rob and Kristen Bennett!
REGISTRATION DEADLINE TO RECEIVE A T-SHIRT AND GOODIE BAG IS AUGUST 13TH at 11:59PM!!!!
We are so excited to be IN-PERSON once again! However, we will still be offering a VIRTUAL option for those who feel more comfortable with that. While it is our sincere hope that the Covid-19 situation is improving, we will be closely monitoring local, state and federal CDC guidelines and making changes to the format of this event as necessary.
For the last FOURTEEN years, this event has been a Lehigh Valley favorite of runners and walkers alike. Last year's event raised $75,000 to support our mission - so we thank you for your continued support during difficult times! We are looking forward to a great event this year!
PCFLV's ability to help local pediatric cancer families during the most traumatic time of their lives is a result of our fundraising efforts. Please help us in this mission by fundraising as an individual or for your team. We encourage teams!
EARLY BIRD PRICING THROUGH JULY 1st...REGISTER BEFORE THE PRICE GOES UP!
T-SHIRT and GOODIE BAG GUARANTEED IF REGISTERED BY AUGUST 13th! They can be picked up at the Coplay Park Pavilion in Saylor Park (N.2nd St. in Coplay, PA) during early pickup on either Thursday, September 7th from 9am-7pm or Friday, September 8th from 9am-7pm OR on event day, starting at 7am. We encourage you to pickup your t-shirt and bag during one of the early pickup days!
**You do NOT need to attend the early pickup if you did not register by August 13th to get your t-shirt and goodie bag!**
Prizes will be awarded for:
* Cash prizes for top three overall male and top three overall female runners ($100/$75/$50)
* Age category prizes for runners (1st and 2nd place in each category)
* Highest Individual Fundraiser (walker or runner)
*Top Fundraising Team
*Most Spirited Team
If you want to volunteer at our event, please use the link below. Some volunteer opportunities are on days other than 9/9.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley Mission Statement
We embrace the pediatric cancer journey alongside children and their families, moving forward as a community with love, hope, and smiles. We will ...
Support at diagnosis
Encourage during treatment
Empower in survivorship
Comfort throughout bereavement
The Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley is a local 501c(3) non-profit foundation dedicated to helping children and families affected by pediatric cancer by providing free and unique programming and support during treatment, survivorship, and bereavement. We are focused on creating a loving and supportive cancer community for families whose lives have been forever changed by hearing the words, "Your child has cancer." We host events and activities to create free-of-charge opportunities for families to have fun and to find nurturing support within the pediatric cancer community. We have regular, ongoing programming like our Kids Konnect program and monthly Moms’ /Dads'/Parents' Nights Out, as well as much-loved annual events like Camp Smile. PCFLV makes monthly visits to the inpatient pediatric floor and the outpatient pediatric oncology clinic at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital through our Chemo Circus and Caregiver Coffee programs, armed with an array of arts and crafts, gifts, entertainment, and food to distract children during their treatment and to create happiness and smiles. We have a bill-paying fund for families treated at LVRCH. And we are also always available to make specially-requested and personalized visits to children during inpatient stays, as well as home visits. We provide individual and specialized assistance based on the needs of our families as well, often in the form of grocery and gas gift cards to help defray the often-unrecognized costs of dealing with a pediatric cancer diagnosis. We provide housecleaning services for newly diagnosed families, a college scholarship fund for high school graduates, and much more! Our fundraising events support this mission.
Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!
We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for PCFLV's 14th Annual Ready, Set, Gold 5K Walk/8K Run/Kids' Fun Run, Presented by Rob and Kristen Bennett (Virtual Option Available).
Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!
Some key RaceJoy features include:
Coplay Park and Pavilion/Saylor Park/Ironton Rail Trail (N. 2nd and Keefer Streets in Coplay, PA, behind the Giant)Open in External Application
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