The Susan G. Komen Tyler Race for the Cure
The Susan G. Komen Tyler Race for the Cure is a 1 mile and 5K (3.1 miles) through the beautiful brick street Azalea district in downtown Tyler, Texas. The event is open to anyone who registers and includes breast cancer survivors, other type cancer survivors, friends, family, children and competitive runners. You may run or walk either event but we ask that you respect the competitive runners if you are participating in the 5K. Race policy requires that all particpants be registered for the Race (and wear their official Race t-shirt or team t-shirt and official race bib).
2013 Race Day Schedule
6:30 am Race Day Registration Opens
7:00 am Survivor Group Photo
7:15 am Survivor Breakfast
7:40 am Aerobic Warm-up
8:00 am 5K Coed Competition (Chip) Start
8:10 am 5K Coed Run/Walk
8:45 am 50 Yard Kid's Dash
9:00 am 1 Mile Co-ed Fun Run/Walk
9:45 am Awards Ceremony & Prize Drawings
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 Tyler Race for the Cure®.
RACE DAY OPPORTUNITIES
Komen Boutique ~ Be sure to shop for unique pink items on Race Day at the Komen Boutique under the pink tent! You won’t want to miss this extraordinary pink shopping experience to benefit the cure! We are accepting credit cards again this year, so come prepared to shop!
The Kids Dash ~ All registered children ages 7 and under are invited to participate in a 50 yard dash at 8:45 am at the Race Start Line. The first dash will be for children 7 years old and under. The second will be for children 8-12 years old. Each child must have on a Race T-shirt and bib. All will be winners!
Children’s Area~ There will be an area dedicated to children. Join us for fun and give-a-ways.
Post-Race Expo ~ Check out all of the goodies donated by national and local sponsors and also take advantage of excellent educational information at the park on Race Day.
UPS Stuff Check ~ Bring your Survivor Bags, purses, strollers, etc. to the UPS truck while you walk or run in the Race.
Before the Race
Dress properly -check the weather and dress accordingly.
Pin your number bib on the front of your shirt. This number MUST be visible, so don't leave home without it! This is your ticket to participate.
Getting to the Race
Be early! Allow yourself plenty of time to park and walk to the Race area.
For those that register for the $50 VIP Premium entry, you may park in certain designated areas, TBD at a later date. Details will be printed on your VIP parking pass included in your Race packet.
WHERE TO GO WHEN YOU ARRIVE
* Survivors: arrive at the Survivor Tent on the tennis courts by approximately 6:45 am for direction on where to go for the Survivor photo, which will be taken promptly at 7:00 am.
* 5K Participants: please be at the Start Line for the Aerobic Warm-up no later than 7:40 am. The 5K Race will begin promptly at 8:00 am.
* Kid's Dash Participants: registered children age 8 & under can participate in a 50-yard dash at 8:45 am at the Race Start Line. Each child must have on a Race t-shirt and number bib and all will be winners!
* 1 Mile Participants: please be at the Start Line no later than 8:50 am. The 1 Mile Race will begin promptly at 9:00 am.
Timing is available exclusively for the 5K and only timed runners are eligible for timed results and awads. Awards must be collected at the Awards Ceremony on Race Day- no awards will be mailed and will be unavailable for pick up after the Race.
The first place breast cancer survivor will receive a special award. To enter give-aways, tear off your "prize drawing" tag located on the bottom of your Race bib and place it in collection boxes at the Awards Ceremony.
Awards are given in the following categories:
* Top 3 Breast Cancer Survivors
* 1st Place Master (50 & Over) Breast cancer survivor
* 1st Place Senior (65 & Over) Breast cancer survivor
* Overall Male and Female Finishers in each age group:
10 & under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
Awards must be collected at the Awards Ceremony after the Race.
Awards will not be mailed and will be unavailable for pick up after the Race.
Safety Reminders: For the safety of all participants, rollerblades, bikes and pets are discouraged from participating in this event. Thank you for your cooperation.
Race course certification number is #269926
Race Day - Dine Out for the Cure