RACE INFORMATION

Race Basics

The Race for the Cure is our major fundraising event of the year that celebrates survivorship, honors those who have lost their battle, and most importantly raises funds and awareness for the fight against this life-threatening disease. The Race is a 5K with an optional shorter family route. All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, even in the event of inclement weather.

Location

L.P. Frans Stadium / "Home of the Crawdads"

Hickory, NC 28601  

LP Frans Stadium

The L.P. Frans Stadium is located at 2500 Clement Blvd. NW, Hickory, NC 28601

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Important Deadlines

June 1st, 2017 - Registration Opens

9/25/2017 - Team Deadline (If a team member's packet information is not included with their team, we ask that those individuals pick up their packets at Individual Packet pick up.)

9/29/2017 - Online Registration Closes

9/30/2017 - RACE DAY!

Team Packet Pickup

Race packets can be picked up at Academy Sports. The location is 2162 US Hwy 70 SE #19, Hickory, NC 28602.

Packet Pickup Dates

  • Thursday, September 28th
    • 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    • 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, September 29th
    • 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    • 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Individual Packet Pickup

Race packets can be picked up at Academy Sports. The location is 2162 US Hwy 70 SE #19, Hickory, NC 28602.

Packet Pickup Dates

  • Thursday, September 28th
    • 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    • 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, September 29th
    • 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    • 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Fundraising Drop-Off

Cash, checks (made payable to Komen Northwest NC), Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Donations can also be made online, mailed to the Affiliate Office (please include a Fundraising Form), dropped off at the Affiliate Office, or collected the day of the Race at the fundraising table. For any questions regarding fundraising drop off please call the office at (336) 721-0037. The address for the Affiliate Office is Komen Northwest NC, 1106 Burke Street, Winston-Salem NC 27101.

Preliminary Race Schedule (subject to changes, please check for updates)

8:00 a.m. Team Tailgate Opens

8:00 a.m. Survivor Café Opens

9:00 a.m. Survivor Processional

9:30 a.m. Timed Runners and Non-Timed Runners Start

10:30 a.m. Celebration Activities Begin; Awards are distributed

Timed Runners (Competitive 5K)

Although our Race for the Cure's primary focus is to raise money to fight breast cancer, we also have a competitive 5K component. Anyone is eligible to enter the competitive Race. Just make sure when you are registering that you select the Timed option. Awards will be given for the following categories for the top racers:

Top 3 in All of the Following:

  • Survivor Overall (Female only)
  • Surviving Masters (Female only)
  • Surviving Seniors (Female only)
  • Female Overall
  • Male Overall
  • Female Masters
  • Male Masters
  • Age Groups: 1-10, 11-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and Over

Important Additional Information

  • Event is held regardless of weather
  • Due to insurance please leave your pets, bicycles, skates, skateboards, and scooters at home
  • Stroller and joggers are welcomed. However, please try to line up near the back of the pack.
  • Don't forget your cash to purchase Komen Merchandise and other goodies
  • Komen Northwest NC encourage you to bring your water bottle to help our Race go Green. Water will be provided at hydration stations throughout the Race and Celebration areas.
  • Please make sure your belongings are well-labeled
  • T-shirts for registered participants are available on a first come, first served basis. Only the first 1,000 Race registrations are guaranteed a shirt.

 

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Race Day Information

2017 Komen NWNC Foothills Race for the CureŽ

Saturday, September 30, 2017

L.P. Frans Stadium at Winkler Park

2500 Clement Blvd NW

Hickory, NC 28601

View Race Day Schedule