Sat August 21, 2021 Birmingham, AL 35242 US Directions
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In Loving Memory of Lori Johnson
Benefiting Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation
Events
Place
Greystone Golf & Country Club
4100 Greystone Drive
Birmingham, AL US 35242
Description

Save the O's In-Person 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run
August 21, 2021

In Loving Memory of Lori Johnson

2021 Save the O’s 5K will offer both In-Person and Virtual

On behalf of the team at Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation (NLOCF), we appreciate your ongoing support, care, and concern for women battling Ovarian Cancer. Due to the rapidly developing Coronavirus (COVID-19), and to ensure the safety of our supporters, families, and community, make Save the O’s an In-Person 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run along with a Virtual option.  We will monitor the situation regarding COVID-19, and alter plans as necessary.

Proceeds from the race support Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation’s research, educational programs, and our Just a Need patient support program.

Thank you for your support. Now let’s go run and SAVE SOME LIVES!

Course Maps:
5K Course Map Online [Click Here]
5K Course Map PDF [Click Here] USATF Certificate AL13045JD
1 Mile Fun Run Map Online [Click Here]
1 Mile Fun Run Map PDF [Click Here]

How do I register for Save the O's 5K:
How to register or change your registration information [Click Here]
Register for the race and create a Team or Join a team and invite your friends!
How to Create a Team [Click Here]
How to Join a Team [Click Here]
List of Teams and Team Members [Click Here]

Entry Fees: [Click Here]
Cotton short sleeve T-shirts to first 250 to register by August 1st. 
Adult Sizes: S, M, L, XL, XXL
Youth Size: Youth Medium

Pre-Race Packet Pickup:
Wednesday, August 18th - 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Trak Shak Homewood
2839 18th St. South
Homewood, AL 35209
[Directions | Map]

Pre-Race Packet Pickup:
Thursday, August 19th - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Greystone Golf & Country Club
Founders Clubhouse
4100 Greystone Dr.
Hoover, AL 35242
[Directions | Map]
PDF - Driving Directions [Click Here]

Race Day Packet Pickup and Registration:
Greystone Golf & Country Club
4100 Greystone Drive
Aquatic Complex
Hoover, AL 35242
[Directions | Map]
PDF - Driving Directions [Driving Directions] You will need to enter using Hugh Danial Dr.
PDF - Parking Information [Click Here]

NOTE: Greystone Country Club - Race Day Entry Pass - Show at the guard gate race morning, this will get you through without having to show your driver's licenses. [Click Here] to download and Print Gate Pass for faster entry.

NOTE: Race morning - Use the Greystone Entrance from Hugh Danial Drive, Hwy 119 Entrance is Closed in the mornings.

Race Day Agenda: August 21, 2021
6:30am - Registration Opens
7:00am - DJ and Food
7:30am - 5K Registration Closes
8:00am - 5K Start
8:45am - 1 Mile Fun Run Closes
9:00am - 1 Mile Fun Run Start
9:15am - 5K Awards

Would you like to be a Sponsor of Save the O's 5K [Click Here]
Would you like to be a Vendor of Save the O's 5K [Click Here]

5K - Awards - 9:30am
Male and Female 5K Awards to:
Top Male/Female Overall
Top 3 in 5 year age brackets from 0-8, 9-11, 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 
30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+ (5K Only)
Overall & Age Group Awards will Not be duplicated.

1 Mile Fun Run Awards to:
Finisher medal for all children 12 and under.

Team Awards:
* Largest Team
* Team with most funds raised

COVID-19 Precautions:  
We will make every effort to conduct this race in accordance with CDC, state, and local guidelines. CDC Guidelines on how to protect yourself: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html.  We will rely on each runner to conduct themselves with best practices during the global pandemic, including practical physical distancing, avoiding handshakes and high-fives, and wearing facemasks, etc.
Racers will not be expected to wear masks during the race, but need to wear masks prior to and after they complete their event.
Our volunteers will wear facemasks and those working food area and water stations will also wear gloves. 
Additionally, volunteers will be wearing masks at registration, and any time we expect brief interactions closer than 6 feet apart.
Racers will line up the starting line 6 feet approximately apart in waves based on expected finish times.
The race will be chip-timed and will start in small waves.

Please consider bringing your own water (BYOW) this year.  Each Water station will have hand sanitizer.  Water will be poured into cups by masked and gloved volunteers for the participants to pick up off the table.
Everyone has been through the past 2 years with the pandemic. We believe it is time to get outdoors and be together… but we also believe that we must do it safely. We are expecting everyone to abide by best practices with us. We know that there are lots of differing views but if you are joining us for this race, please graciously respect the safety and views of everyone around you, and let’s have a great race.
If there are more updates, we will update you at registration and via email.

How to wear your Bib Number:
Please wear your Bib Number on the FRONT of your shirt during the race. [Example] Remember to bring your Bib Number Race day. No Bib Number means no recorded time in the 5K.

Bib Number TraskCancellation Statement:
There are NO refunds of registration fees. Bib number transfers of registration must be completed by August 16th. **If you need to make changes to your registration or transfer to another participant [Click Here] for instructions on how to change your registration. This event will occur rain or shine, warm or cold. We reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds, rather, your entry fee will be used as a donation to the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation

Pets at the Race:  
Pets are welcome to participate.   All pets must be on a leash.  Please clean up after your pet.  The actions of the pet are the responsibility of the pet owner/caretaker.

Strollers at the Race: 
We allow strollers at the event.  If you are participating with a stroller and/or children, we ask that you keep your children with you at all times.  For the child's safety, we ask that during the 5K or Fun Run, the child stays in the stroller until crossing the finish line. 

Bandit Policy:
Bandits are unregistered runners or walkers attempting to participate in the run or walk events. Running with No registration is not permitted in the 5K, or 1 Mile Fun Run. Please be sure to register for the Save the O's  5K or 1 Mile Fun Run so that you can enjoy all that the race has to offer. Everyone in the 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run will need to wear their Bib Number that shows you are a registered participant. All proceeds of the event go to the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation.  

Post your Virtual Times here [Click Here

Fundraising

Special Offers
(help us fundraise and we'll help you in return)

 

Refer 5 - Get $10


5 for $10 - Refer 5 friends get $10 rebate 

At registration, you will receive a referral link to share with family and friends. Once 5 people register using your link you will automatically get a $10 rebate on your Save the O's registration. Rebate applied to the card used at checkout. The 5 for $10 referral is available for all 5 race options, including the in-person 5K. 
One $10 referral rebate per participant. Offer available for each participant who refers 5 friends whether that person is an individual or on a team. A Referral link must be used for the rebate to apply.

Raise $250 - Get $25

Fundraise and $ave!
Support Save the O's by becoming a fundraiser using RunSignUp! Simply create a RunSignUp Fundraising page, raise $250+, and get a $25 rebate on your Save the O's registration. Rebate applied to the card used at checkout. This offer is available for all 5 race options, including the
in-person 5K.
One $25 fundraising rebate per participant. Must use the RunSignUp Fundraising page to collect donations. 

 

Individual and Team photos: 


Be sure to tag Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation and share it with your friends!
Facebook: Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation
Instagram: nl_ovariancancerfdn
Twitter: #NLOCF #SavetheOs

Post your Photos to RunSignup: [How To]

Post your Virtual Results: [How To]

RaceJoy

Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for Save the O's - 5K & 1 Mile.

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:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.

Send-a-Cheer

  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To

Race Benefits:

Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation www.nlovca.org
The mission of the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation (NLOCF) is to promote awareness about the signs & symptoms of ovarian cancer and raise much needed funds for research. NLOCF has donated almost $1,000,000 to the Department of Gynecologic Oncology at UAB. www.nlovca.org

 

Race Contact Info

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Teal Level Presenting Sponsor
Gift of Life Sponsor
Gift of Hope Sponsor
Gift of Encouragement Sponsor
Valued Sponsors
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://championship-racing.com/save-the-os-5k/.

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