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COLON CANCER CHALLENGE 5K RUN/WALK
& 1 MILE WALK
MARCH 27, 2022
10AM 5K START
Rain or Shine

Parking available adjacent to Queens Museum - Arrive early!
Queens Museum, Building, Meridian Road

Walk toward the Queens Theater for the event.


Race instructions regarding the event start will be sent out by the evening before the event.
No formal bag check. elitefeats cannot take responsibility for any personal belongings but there will be an informal area to leave race belongings in the staging area.
Bathrooms. Public bathrooms located within a few minutes walk from start & finish and on course.


AMENITIES

Enjoy your run then stick around for Fundraiser and Run/Walk Awards. We will have an Educational Area, Donation Area and a Survivors Area to provide education and information, raise funds, build awareness and come together!

All participants get a one of a kind :coloncancerfighter tee, finishers medal, personalized bib and snack at the finish line (in person)

REGISTER BY 3/7 TO GET A PERSONALIZED STATUS BIB (e.g. Survivor, Advocate, Caregiver)


AWARDS

Top 1 Fundraiser
Top Team Fundraiser
Spirit Award
Above & Beyond Award

In-Person Awards:
Top 1 M/F: $350 CASH PRIZE
Top 3 Age Groups M/F: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+


BENEFITS

Where Do the Funds Go?

Funds raised by teams and individuals helps provide:

  • Free educational materials and events in communities around the country;
  • Our surround sound national campaigns focused on telling everyone to get screened;
  • A national tour of our educational inflatable colon The Rollin’ Colon;
  • Prevention Programs in New York City including\ screening efforts for the uninsured and underserved;
  • Funding to support colorectal research at leading institutions;
  • Our annual Summit focused on addressing Early Age Onset Colorectal Cancer;
  • Awards to young colorectal cancer investigators presenting at the world’s premier colorectal cancer societies.

OUR MISSION: To lead the fight against colorectal cancer (CRC) by supporting research that will lead to the prevention of, therapy for, and eradication of CRC in our lifetime, educating the public and the healthcare community about CRC and the most effective strategies for preventing the disease and advocating for equal access to quality of life-affirming, fertility-preserving treatment for all patients and caregivers.  


COURSE

This year's Certified, Timed 5K Run and Remembrance & Prevention Walk will take place in the scenic and historical Flushing Meadows Park! The course is a USATF certified loop and begins near the Queens Theater, passing the iconic World's Fair Unisphere, Fountain of the Planets and Queens Museum of Art. 5K = 1 loop.

View the USATF Certified course map HERE

BATHROOMS
Porto-Johns located near finish line and NYC Parks building/bathroom located near Mile 2

Munsee Lenape/Matinecock/Canarsie Lands / Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens*


GETTING YOUR BIB

Virtual: Items begin shipping the Monday prior to the start day. Allow 3-5 business days to receive. If you don't get your bib in the mail, please use the live chat at elitefeats.com, and we'll send a new one after confirming your shipping address (include an apartment number if applicable)

In-Person: Please see the event staff starting one hour before the event start time.

Hurry; Register by 3/7 to get a personalized bib!


IN-PERSON SCHEDULE

TimeActivity
8:30 AMCheck in, T-shirt and bib pick up, and gear check
8:30 AM-12:00 PMWellness Festival Open
Wellness Festival
Survivor Lounge
9:00 AMDJ will be playing your song requests and dedications
9:30 AMMain Stage Opens
9:30 AM 9:50 AMOpening Ceremony
9:50 10:00 AMPre-race warm up
9:50 AM5K Runners called to the Start Line/ 1 Mile Remembrance & Prevention Walk called to the Start Line
10:00 AM5K Run and 1 Mile Walk Starting Horn Sounds
11:00 AM
5K Top Finishers, Team Awards and Raffle Drawing
12:00 PM
Event Ends



FUNDRAISER


Start: A Team Fundraiser, an Individual Fundraiser or Donate to An Existing Fundraiser


VIRTUAL INSTRUCTIONS

GETTING YOUR BIB 

Items begin shipping the Monday prior to the start day. Allow 3-5 business days to receive. If you don't get your bib in the mail, please use the live chat at elitefeats.com, and we'll send a new one after confirming your shipping address (include an apartment number if applicable)

TRACKING YOUR DISTANCE

4 Laps to one Mile on a Track
Treadmill
MapMyRun.com
Find a Certified USATF Course
Some events display course maps at elitefeats.com
Many parks have measured 'fitness' trails open to the public
 Download free app Strava & hit 'Record'

HOW TO POST TIMES

1. Cover ground whenever & wherever you'd like!
2. On Start Date visit elitefeats.com/Results - search this event.
3. Search your name - click Update.
4. Enter your time.
5. Optional upload up to 5 photos.

#efVirtual


QUESTIONS

[email protected]undation.org
More info: coloncancerfoundation.org


RESULTS & PHOTOS

LIVE Online/Email/Text Results and FREE Video & Same-day finish line pics
Find Misc Photos on Facebook @elitefeats