Virtual Ostomy 5k - Worldwide

Fri September 23 - Sat October 1, 2022 Kennebunk, ME 04043 US
Registration is Now Open!

Virtual Ostomy 5k - Bib Only

$7.50 Register by September 19th to receive it in the mail!
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Virtual Race
Kennebunk, ME US 04043

We hope you will join us on Saturday, October 1, 2022 for Ostomy Awareness Day (OAD) with your own 5k at your favorite place to run, walk, roll or pedal! You can even stay home and run or walk on your treadmill! All proceeds benefit United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc (UOAA) charity, a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible. (



By choosing this event you will receive a custom Race Bib, which will be mailed or emailed by UOAA's office. Registrations received by Friday, September 23rd at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time will receive a Bib in the mail. After this date/time the Bib will be emailed to you, which includes registrations received by 11am Eastern Time on September 30th.



Once you’ve registered you also 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, join 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 will receive a sturdy Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k Zippered Boat Tote Bag.
> “Champion” Fundraisers who raise $400 or more will receive a Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k Insulated Sports Bottle to keep your hot beverages hot and your cold beverages cold! 



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.



♦  Run, walk, roll or pedal a 5k (3.1 miles) route of your choice near you.  Ask your family and friends to join you, and create your own mini-event.  You can even run/walk on a treadmill!

♦ Take pictures of yourself doing your virtual race and email them to us or tag us on Facebook or Instagram.

♦  Promote ostomy awareness and education to your family, friends and community on Ostomy Awareness Day. Post your experience to both UOAA's Facebook page and the Run For Resilience Facebook page!

♦  Hashtag your photos #RunforResilience and we may repost on Twitter or Instagram.


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