UVA Donor Dash 4 Mile Run/Walk & Transplant Trek 1 Mile Fun Walk

Saturday, April 24, 2021 Earlysville, VA 22936 US Directions
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$25 9:00AM EDT Registration Opens January 1, 2021 at 12:00am EST

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$15 10:15AM EDT Registration Opens January 1, 2021 at 11:10am EST
UVA DONOR DASH 2020 CANCELED

New Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021

After thoughtful consideration, it is with deepest regret, that the Donor Dash that was postponed to October 4, 2020 will be canceled.
We were in hopes that the trajectory of Covid 19 effects would have diminished to allow the execution of this inaugural event; however, this virus in relentless.
This decision was made out of concern for the health and safety of immunocompromised transplant patients, their families, friends, medical personnel, vendors and volunteers who were looking forward to this grand celebration. We appreciate and thank you for your patience and support.
While we are disheartened about this outcome we are optimistic about 2021. Please mark your calendar for April 24, 2021 for the UVA Donor Dash!
For those that have registered, please see the following options regarding registration fees:

Here Are Your Options:

We will transfer your registration to the our new event date; Saturday April 24, 2021. We look forward to having you join us. You support continues to help our efforts to raise funds and awareness of organ donation.

Raising funds and awareness of the importance of organ donation remains the primary focus of the UVA DONOR DASH. By selecting this option, you can convert your entry fee to a donation to Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center. Participants that choose this option will be removed from the event as a participant. We sincerely appreciate your donation.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time. Our deadline to request your refund is Monday August 17, 2020. Refunds will then be processed. Please expect a refund no later than September 1, 2020.

Race Website

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

Place
300 Panorama Road
Earlysville, VA US 22936
Description

On October 4, 2020, the Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center at the University of Virginia is organizing the first annual “Donor Dash.” This event will be a 4 mile walk/run and a 1 mile “Transplant Trek” fun walk. Race Proceeds benefit the UVA Transplant Center for the importance and awareness of organ donation.
We are honoring the donors, the recipients and all of the families who have been touched by organ donation. Whether you can walk, run or cheer please join us on October 4th.
Until 2017, 40% of Virginians in need of an organ transplant were seeking care outside the commonwealth. UVA’s leadership decided that improving access to care for those in need of a transplant became of utmost importance. With a great team effort, within two years, UVA doubled the number of organ transplants performed per year. The goal is to continue on this growth and quality path until all Virginians in need can get a successful transplant at UVA. Currently over 2400 Virginians are waiting for a lifesaving transplant and approximately 40% of Virginia adults have not registered to be an organ donor.

LOCATION:
Panorama Farms, 300 Panorama Road, Earlysville, VA  22936, Central Virginia’s premier, private, running facility that is home to the UVA cross country / track teams with beautiful panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

START TIME(S):
9:00 am  -  4 Mile Run/Walk
10:15 am -  1 Mile Fun Walk (Please note, the 1 Mile Fun Walk is not a timed event.)

T-SHIRTS:
Commemorative, gender specific, short-sleeve, wicking shirts are guaranteed to those registered by August 31, 2020. Please indicate whether donor recipient, donor family/living donor or friend of transplant.

ENTRY FEE STRUCTURE:
                                                1 MILER                                                                                       4 MILER
                                       (Apr. 1 - Aug. 31)    (Aug. 31 - Oct. 3)        Race Day                      (Apr. 1 - Aug. 31)  (Aug. 31 - Oct. 3)   Race Day
General Entry                   $15                            $20                         $25                                          $25                          $30             $35
Family (4-7 members)      $35                           $40                          NA                                           NA                            NA              NA

-Family member rate: Must be immediate family only (parents & children)
-Questions or Concerns regarding entry fees?  Please contact the event HERE.
-Registration fees are nonrefundable or nontransferable.  An entry can only be used for the person registered for the entry.   Entries cannot be deferred to the following year or future event.

DAY OF EVENT ACTIVITIES:
There will be fun activities for all! Food trucks and healthy snacks, photo booth, face painting, slides, DJ, Giant Jenga and much more!

BECOME AN INDIVIDUAL FUNDRAISER AND JOIN A FUNDRAISING TEAM:
All registered participants have an opportunity to raise additional funds for the Charles O. Strickler Transplant Center at the University of Virginia. A complimentary, individual, fundraising website is created with each registration. Fundraising incentives are available for both individuals and teams.

Individual Incentives:
            -Raise $100                Refund of Entry Fee
            -Raise $250                Special gift
            -Raise  $500              (by Aug. 31)  name included on back of shirt

Team Incentives:
            -Raise $400              custom team sign that you can use throughout the event
            -Raise $800              team trophy
            -Raise $1000             (by Aug. 31) team included on back of shirt

PACKET PICKUP:
Saturday Oct. 3, 2020 - TBD
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2020 (Race Day) - 7:30 am - 8:30 am, Panorama Farms, 300 Panorama Road, Earlysville, VA  22936

AWARDS:
Custom finisher medal to ALL those that complete the 4 mile walk/run!
4 Mile Run/Walk:  TOP MALE & FEMALE FINISHER
4 Mile Run/Walk:  AGE GROUP AWARDS (Male & Female)- 12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
1 Mile Fun Walk is not a competitive event. Times and places will not be given. There are no awards for the 1 Mile Walk.

STROLLER POLICY: 
Participants with strollers are welcome at this event. Only the person pushing the stroller must register. Please be reminded that both events are off-road and strollers should be designed to endure a mowed grass course. It is highly recommended that strollers have a tether and hand brake.

PET POLICY:
For the safety of participants please do not bring pets to the event either as a spectator or participant.

 

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