The Colon Cancer Foundation (CCF) is dedicated to a World Without Colorectal Cancer through awareness, prevention, screening, and research!
Walk toward the Queens Theater for the event.
Across the United States, teams of families, friends, co-workers and local and national corporations will come together to raise awareness of colorectal cancer, support those battling the disease and raise funds for the Colon Cancer Foundation's strategic initiatives of Advocacy, Public Awareness, Research and Screening.
Certified, Timed 5K ~ 1M Remembrance & Prevention Walk ~ Virtual 5K
Choose the 1 Mile Walk, the 5K Run in Flushing Meadows Corona Park OR Run wherever you are in the Virtual 5K! No Matter what distance you cover, you will make up ground in the race to prevent colorectal cancer.
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.
Survivors will be invited to celebrate their victory over colorectal cancer during a special Survivors Ceremony and Commemorative Photo. Survivors and Sponsors will have access to a V.I.P. Tent and refreshments. Participants will have access to the Health and Wellness Fair including a Donation booth w/promos and giveaways and our Education booth.
Start: A Team Fundraiser, an Individual Fundraiser or Donate to An Existing Fundraiser
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Price Increases to $35 on 3/12 and to $40 on Race DayPersonalize and Customize your bib by 3/6
Price Increases to $35 on 3/12 and to $40 on 3/26Personalize and Customize your bib by 3/6
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BEFORE GETTING STARTED WOULD YOU LIKE TO MAKE AN ADDITIONAL DONATION?
The Colon Cancer Foundation (CCF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to a World Without Colorectal Cancer through awareness, prevention, screening, and research.
Your first name will appear on your bib if you register, online only, by 3/6.You can also Customize your bib with your status below! (optional)
This team creation is not a part of the fundraising efforts. This is great a way to get friends and family to join you for your run/walk!
Would you like to join or create a team?
Registration fees are used toward race expenses and cannot be returned once you sign up.
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.
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 3/6 TO GET A PERSONALIZED STATUS BIB (e.g. Survivor, Advocate, Caregiver)
Top 1 FundraiserTop Team FundraiserSpirit AwardAbove & Beyond Award
In-Person Awards:Top 1 M/F: $350 CASH PRIZETop 3 Age Groups M/F: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
Funds raised by teams and individuals helps provide:
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.
View the USATF Certified course map HERE
BATHROOMSPorto-Johns located near finish line and NYC Parks building/bathroom located near Mile 2
Munsee Lenape/Matinecock/Canarsie Lands / Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens*
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 3/6 to get a personalized bib!
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 TrackTreadmillMapMyRun.comFind a Certified USATF CourseSome events display course maps at elitefeats.comMany 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.
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