7th Annual Colon Cancer Prevention 5k
Start: Saturday, June 1, 2013 @ 8:30 AM (EDT)
Harrisburg , PA 17110
Registration Closing Date
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)
Join us for a chip timed flat fast course along Susquehanna River and Riverfront Park. Lead bike. Runners will enjoy an out-and-back flat course. FLAT COURSE!!Race starts at Carousel Pavilion going clockwise around City Island across Walnut Street Bridge; Turn left at end of bridge proceeding along river side of Front Street; Turn at Front and Forster; proceed street side of Front Street; back across bridge and circle counter-clockwise around City Island.
Prize Money to top 3 overall M/F - $100; $75; $50 Only area race to offer age-group prize money: $50 to top M/F 40 - 49; 50 - 59; 60 - 69 and over 70.** $100 bonus for breaking mens race record set by Ryan Blood in 2012 of 15:12**$100 bonus for breaking womens race record set by Lara Crofford in 2012 of 17:15. 1st - 3rd five-year age group awards- Silver running shoe charm on pewter cord for women; glass engraved mugs for men. Chip timing; Wicking T-shirts; Post-race refreshments & Random Prizes;Kids fun run at 8:15 AM; goodie bag for kids run
Event celebrates the spirit and determination of William Foran. Bill Foran was a Palmyra resident and competitive marathon runner. During his battle with metastic colon cancer. he continued to remain active, and competed in several running events with his family by his side. We are grateful to the Foran family for their support of this event. Proceeds will be donated to the Colon Cancer Genetics Fund at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center under the direction of Maria Baker PhD.Thank you to our generous sponsors:Edward and Jeanne Arnold Charitable Trust FoundationThe Hotel HersheyPenn State Colon and Rectal SurgeryHarrisburg Area Road Runners ClubPenn State Colon and Rectal Surgery