Race Information FAQs
When is the Race?
The 23rd Anniversary Race for the Cure is on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The 8 K and 5K Race begins at 7:30 AM and the 2K at 8:30 AM. This event will occur rain or shine. We reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds; rather, your entry fee will be used as a donation to the Komen North Florida Race for the Cure.
Can I register as a participant the day of the Race?
Yes. There will be on site registration. Registration fee goes up on Race Day, so it’s better sign up ahead of time!
What is the final date for individual registration?
Participants can register online through Friday, October 20, 2017 at 6:00 PM.
Where do I send donations and registration fees?
Please try to register and donate online first! Please do not send cash; instead send checks or money orders. Our mailing address is as follows: Komen North Florida, 200 West Forsyth Street, Suite 1620, Jacksonville, Florida 32202.
Are pets, inline skates, bikes, motorized scooters, or skateboards allowed at the Race?
For the safety of all participants, inline skates, bikes, scooters, skateboards and pets are not allowed at the Race.
Are strollers and wheelchairs allowed on the Race course?
Yes, however for safety reasons we require that participants using them line up behind those who are running.
How do I run competitively in the Race?
Timing chips are available for all Timed Race participants and will be included in your race packet.
How does a breast cancer survivor determine which group to join with in the survivor ceremony?
An individual is considered a breast cancer survivor from the time of the breast cancer diagnosis. For example, someone diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2007 would be a 10-year breast cancer survivor at the time of the 2017 Komen North Race in June.
Can we sell merchandise for fundraising on Race day?
Teams or individuals are not allowed to sell merchandise on Race day.
Who do we make the check payable to?
Please make all checks payable to: Komen North Florida. On the check memo line, please include your name or your team name.
What is the registration rate for children?
Registration for children age 3 to 17 is $20.
Should I bring money on Race Day?
Yes! We will be selling Komen merchandise.