Virtual Ostomy 5k - Worldwide

Sat October 3, 2020 Kennebunk, ME 04043 US
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Virtual Race
Kennebunk, ME US 04043

Join us on Saturday, October 3, 2020 for Ostomy Awareness Day (OAD) with your own 5k at your favorite place to run, walk or roll! All proceeds benefit United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc (UOAA) charity, a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible. (

Gather your family and friends to have a great time, and to Run for Resilience!

RACE BIB UPDATE! To ensure that you receive your race Bib, please register by Monday, September 21st at 11:59 p.m. EST, otherwise your Bib will be emailed to you (includes registrations received by 11am EST on October 2nd).

T-SHIRT REGISTRATION ENDS ON SEPT. 21st!  To ensure you will receive a T-Shirt by October 3rd, please register no later than 11:59 p.m. EST on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st. Participants who register after September 21st will not receive a T-Shirt as with the current weather-related conditions in parts of the country, UOAA wants to ensure all participants receive their package prior to October 3rd.  (Please note the T-Shirt size you ordered is no longer guaranteed.)

Shirts and bibs can only be shipped to addresses in the USA. Registrants outside the USA, please contact UOAA on shipping options. Additional donations are appreciated to help offset costs. Bib numbers can be emailed worldwide.


♦  Run, walk or roll 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.

♦  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 link 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 fund raise and support the ostomy and continent diversion community is no small endeavor, and we appreciate your dedication and hard work.

> Fundraisers who raise $30 or more will receive an "Ostomies Are Life-Savers" Bandana

> Fundraisers who raise $250 or more will receive a customized "Ostomies Are Life-Savers" Weekender Duffle Bag and Water Bottle

> Fundraisers who raise $400 or more will receive a unique "Ostomies Are Life-Savers" PopWallet (cellphone grip and a secure way to carry your cards on your phone)

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