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STRONGER than Cancer 5k run/walk

 

 

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This is SO much more than a race! This is an awesome event to honor and celebrate the cancer journeys of brave young cancer warriors. This is a beautiful CERTIFIED 5k course through downtown Abacoa. The course is flat and fast, and lined with superheroes (bring your camera!). Bring your friends and start a team.


The certified course starts outside Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium, goes through Abacoa and finishes at HOME PLATE inside the stadium

ALONG THE COURSE

During the 5k course, athletes will earn beads along the way that honor a child’s cancer journey:

Blue Beads for HOPE

Red Beads for STRENGTH

Green Beads for RESILIENCE and TENACITY

GOLD Beads for BRAVERY at the Finish Line. Gold is the color of childhood cancer. Show your colors!

Participants of the untimed 1 mile Fun Run (or Walk) will also get GOLD Beads at the Finish!

 

MEDALS

Finisher medals will be awarded to the first 500 registrants.

AWARDS

There will be awards given to the overall male and female winners. In addition, there will be 5-year age-group awards starting with 10 & under going up to 70 & older.

CONTESTS

There’s a prize for Best Team Name, Best Fundraiser, Best Fundraising Team, Best Superhero Costume (Adult), Best Superhero Costume (10-18), Best Superhero Costume (10 & under), and Best Dog Costume.

 

KIDZ FUN ZONE

This family-friendly event also has an amazing Kidz Fun Zone for the young and young at heart. Kids between ages 4 and 10 can run the 100 yard Young Hero Dash, while kids under 4 can participate in the 10 yard Diaper Dash.

 CELEBRATION OF LIFE

Help us honor all cancer survivors as well as those still battling cancer. We invite you to:

Visit our Honor Wall where you can leave a message of inspiration on the Survivor Celebration Wall or the Loving Memory Wall

 

Write words of inspiration at “Inspiration Station”;

 

Obliterate ‘Cancer’ with chalk bombs at “Cancer Stops Here”

 

     Punch out cancer at “Fight Cancer Like a Kid”

COURAGE CAM Returns! Make your sign and then go on video with your story! Inspire us.

 

 

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