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General Race Information

Q. When is the Race?
   A. The Race will be held on June 11, 2016

Q. Where is the Race?
   A. The Race will be held at The Frontier, 800 Park Offices Dr., Research Triangle Park

Q. How much is the registration fee? 

   A. Please see below:

  • Competitive (Timed) Adult 5K: $35 (no competitive registration on Race day)
  • Recreational (Untimed) Adult 5K: $30, $40 day of the Race
  • Competitive (Timed) Youth (Ages 6-12) 5K: $35 (no competive registration Race day)
  • Recreational (Untimed) Youth (Ages 6-12) 5K: $25, $35 day of the Race
  • Jeanne's Race - Women's Only (Untimed) 5K: $30, $40 day of the Race
  • Sleep In for the Cure®$35 
  • Kids' Dash (Ages 3-5): $0 (sign up Race day in Family Fun Zone)
  • Fundraise Only: $0 - for those who want to fundraise without participating in the Race

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. You can also register offline by downloading this form and mailing to the address below: 600 Airport Blvd., Suite 100 | Morrisville, NC 27560

Q. How will I receive my Race packet including t-shirt?
   A. There are three options:

  • Opt-in during the registration process to have your material mailed to your home.
  • Race Bibs and t-shirts can be picked-up at The Frontier (800 Park Offices Drive, RTP) on Race Day. 

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. There are many ways you can get involved - Volunteer Now

Q. Are pets and strollers allowed at the event?
   A. Pets are prohibited from the event, but strollers are permitted.

Q. What if it rains?
   A. Komen NCTC 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.

Fundraising FAQ

Q. Does the Komen Race for the Cure® require fundraising?
   A. You are not required to fundraise, but we encourage you to fundraise above the entry fee. Just imagine the IMPACT we could have if every Race participant raises just $100 in addition to their registration fee. That would mean an additional $828,000 to support local screenings, treatments, and educational programs in our community!

Q. Does the money raised stay right here in our community?
   A. Yes! Up to 75 percent of the net funds 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 25 percent supports Susan G. Komen’s National Research program.

Q. Where do I send donations?
   A. Mail to: 600 Airport Blvd., Suite 100 | Morrisville, NC 27560
For donations on behalf of an individual participant or a team, please include that information with your check.

Q. Is there a deadline for fundraising?
   A. All donations on your behalf that are received by July 15, 2016 will be credited to your fundraising total.

Q. What are some ways I can fundraise for my team or my individual goal?
   A. For personalized ideas - please contact Katie Marshall at cmarshall@komennctc.org.

TEAM FAQ

Q. How do I form a team?
   A. You can form a team or join a team online. For more information/assistance with this process, please contact Katie Marshall at (919) 493-2873 or cmarshall@komennctc.org.

Q. What are the benefits of a team?
A. Forming or joining a team multiplies the fun you will have on Race day AND makes an impact through team fundraising! 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. Keep in mind that many companies will match your donations/fundraising -- sometimes, dollar-for-dollar. Check your company's handbook/policies to find out about matching gifts.  

Q. Do teams have to fundraise?
   A. Teams are not required to fundraising but we strongly encourage fundraising. Fundraising as a team can be fun. 

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 Katie Marshall at cmarshall@komennctc.org or at 919-493-2873 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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Susan G. Komen® North Carolina Triangle to the Coast
600 Airport Blvd., Ste 100 | Morrisville, NC 27560
Phone: (919) 493-2873
Email: info@komennctc.org