Fee Structure

Your registration gets you to the start line, and your fundraising will support our programs and services!

Participation Type


10/2 – 11/2  


11/3 - 2/28   


3/1 – 3/4 

Adult (18 & Over) 








Breast Cancer Survivor








Virtual Participant








Youth (13-18) +  College Students








Kids Under 13








Pups in Pink








General Race Information

Q. When is the Race? 
A. The Race will be held on March 4, 2018.

Q. When does online registration close? 
A. Online registration closes Friday, March 2, 2018 at 4:00 PM PST. You are able to register on Race for the Cure morning at Valley River Center beginning at 7:00 AM. 

Q. Where is the Race? 
A. The Race will be held at Valley River Center adjacent to the Valley River Inn.  

Q. Is my registration fee tax-deductible?
A. No, your registration fee helps defray the costs of producing the Race and is not considered tax-deductible. However, any amount that you choose to donate above the entry fee is tax-deductible. 

Q. What is included in the registration fee? 
A. You will get a Race number, a Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® t-shirt, and a great feeling!

Q. How can I register?
A. You can register online by clicking here! 

Q. How will I receive my Race packet including t-shirt? 
A. You will pick up your packet, including t-shirt, on Race for the Cure morning, beginning at 7:00 AM in the Race Village.   

Q. How long is the Race? 
A. The Race is a 5K route, which is approximately 3.1 miles. There is also a shorter route option (approximately 1 mile). You may choose to walk or run either route. If you are unable to walk or run, you can still register and join us on Race day. We are always looking for people to cheer on our runners and walkers.

Q. How can I become a volunteer? 
A. The success of the Komen Oregon and SW Washington Race depends heavily on the support we receive from our volunteers in the months leading up to the Race and on Race Day. There are many ways you can get involved, for more information, email racecure@komenoregon.org

Q. What if it rains or snows?
A. Komen holds the right to cancel or change the date or location of the Race in its sole discretion, including in the circumstance of extreme weather. It is likely, however, that the event will happen rain or shine. Please dress accordingly.

Q. Is there bag check?
A. No, this year we will not have bag check. You are responsible for all of your items. We are not liable for any items lost or stolen.

Fundraising FAQs

Q. Does the Komen Race for the Cure® require fundraising?
A.  We encourage all participants to raise $25 or more above your entry fees.  Your registration fees cover the cost of hosting the event, and your donations help us fund programs and services. 

Q. Does the money raised stay right here in our community?
A. Yes! Up to seventy-five percent of the net income from the Race stays right here in our community to fund vital breast cancer health education and breast cancer screening and treatment programs.  The remaining twenty-five percent supports Komen’s national research and training grants program.

Q. Is there a deadline for fundraising? 
A. All donations on your behalf that are received by March 31, 2018 to count towards your team fundraising goals. 

Q. What are some ways I can fundraise for my team/my individual goal?
A. We have plenty of ideas on our Fundraising 101 page!

Pups In Pink FAQs

Q. How many dogs may I register?

 A. Each adult walker is permitted one registered (1) dog at the event. Any Race participant who wishes to register a dog at the event must register as an adult walker and dog or survivor walker and dog.  

Q. Are there any limits on dog size in the Pups in Pink event?
A. There are no size/weight restrictions.

Q. Are there any restrictions on leashing my dog?
A. Your dog must be leashed and under your power at all times. Retractable leashes are not allowed at the event.

Q. What else should I know if I want to register my dog for Pups in Pink?
A. To make the event as pleasant as possible for all participants involved (both human and canine), we ask that you follow a few basic guidelines when deciding whether to register your dog for Pups in Pink.

  • Do not register a female dog in heat.
  • Your dog must be current on all its vaccinations.
  • Dogs exhibiting aggressive behavior toward other dogs or strangers will be excluded from the event.
  • Dogs under 6 months old should not be registered for the event.
  • Dogs are permitted on Race Village grounds but are not allowed inside of Hope Village. 

Q. Where do we put dog poop?

 A. Each pup and handler pair will be given one poop bag at registration.  Garbage cans are stationed throughout the park and race route for you to dispose of any waste.  You must pick up after your pup.  If your pup may need more than one poop bag, please plan accordingly.

Team FAQ

Q. What are the benefits of a team?
A. Forming or joining a team multiplies the fun you will have on Race day. You can create a team to celebrate a survivor or honor someone you have lost. You can also create a corporate team and get your entire company involved. To learn more check out the Rewards page.  Earn individual and team prizes, and learn more about joining the Pacesetter or Go-Getter's club!

Q. Do teams have to fundraise?
A. We strongly encourage fundraising. Your registration fees cover the cost of hosting the event, and your donations help us fund programs and services.  Fundraising as a team can be fun. Click here to get a list of fundraising events your team can do.  Challange the other teams!  See how far you can take your fundraising! 

Q. One of my team members registered as an individual when they meant to join my team. How do they correct this? 
A. Please contact racecure@komenoregon.org to get this corrected.

Q. Can donations made to a team be split or shared among team members? 
A. We are unable to split or transfer donations between individual and team accounts.

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Event Day Information

2018 Komen Eugene Race for the CureŽ

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Valley River Center Mall

293 Valley River Center

Eugene, OR 97401

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