2014 Twin Cities, MN

Register for the Get Your Rear in Gear® 5K Run/Walk in the to help raise funds for colon cancer awareness efforts in the Twin Cities area. Monies raised will stay in our community, helping with prevention, early detection and treatment, and healthy living projects for this disease. The event includes refreshments, tech shirts and marathon quality medals for age group winners.  Get Your Rear in Gear provides a special opportunity to honor survivors and those lost to colon cancer in our community.

**Celebrating 10 Years!**results and photos

Sunday May 18, 2014

Southdale Mall, 6901 France Ave S, Edina, MN 55435
** USATF Certified Course **
See updated course map

Fees - Advance Registration (Until May 13)

5K Run/Walk Adult:  $35
5K Run/Walk Youth (12 and under):  $15
Kids Fun Run (12 and under): $15
Adult Virtual Racer: $35
Youth Virtual Racer: $15

Fees - Race Day Registration (Starting May 14)

5K Run/Walk Adult:  $40
5K Run/Walk Youth (12 and under):  $15
Kids Fun Run (12 and under): $15

NOTE: prices increase at packet pick-up and onsite 

Unable to attend Get Your Rear in Gear? Do you still want to make an impact on colon cancer in your community? Register as a "Virtual Racer" and support the cause from your pajamas, your kids soccer field, your work, or your vacation! You can even join a team and help them win prizes on event day!

Becoming a Virtual Racer allows you to register and raise pledges in support of your local Get Your Rear in Gear event.  Those registered for this option will receive a 2014 Race t-shirt (must be picked up in person or by a family member or friend at packet pick-up or on race day).  When selecting this option, you can also choose to join the team of your choice.  Colon cancer survivors registering as a Virtual Racer will also receive a Survivor t-shirt.

Please note: fees are non-refundable and race bibs are non-transferrable

Download the race day registration form.

Event Schedule

Registration: 7:00 AM
Survivor Photo: 7:50 AM
Opening Ceremony and Team Awards: 8:00 AM
Kids Fun Run: 8:30 AM
5K Timed Run: 9:00 AM
5k Walk: 9:05 AM
Finishers Awards and Entertainment: 9:45 AM

$100 Top Finisher Award for both Male and Female runners.

Packet Pick up:
Southdale Center

  • Friday, May 16, 4 to 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 17,10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Packet pick up will be held inside Southdale at Center Court in front of Caribou Coffee.

TEAM PACKET PICK-UP will be available during these times - email Jackie to confirm you want your team packet pulled for ease at pick-up.

Parking available at Southdale Center Parking lot, 66th and France

We need Volunteers!
Visit our Sign-Up Genius to claim your shift.

Important information for teams:

Team Captains MUST register first and create their team name during the registration process. Team Members should register after the team captain has registered and created the team. Team members will then select the team name from the drop down box on the registration form during registration.

Online Fundraising

A fundraising page will automatically be created for you once you have completed your online registration! Teams and individuals can then personalize your page and invite your friends & family to make a donation online. You will receive an email on how to access your fundraising page.

For more information, contact:
Anne Carlson
Email Anne

For more information or to find Get Your Rear in Gear events in other cities visit our website. 

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Twin Cities Get Your Rear in Gear


Thank you supporting the Colon Cancer Coalition through the Twin Cities Get Your Rear in Gear 5K event. With your help, we are working to increase knowledge of this disease and its warning signs and positively impact screening rates and warning signs for this highly preventable cancer. Tell everyone you know to talk to their doctor today about colon cancer screening.




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69 percent of goal achieved.
Team Honor Roll
Top Fundraisers

Adult 5K Runner

  1. Gina Rumore - $1,700.00
  2. Molly Tatting - $1,090.00
  3. Amy Waller - $1,070.00
  4. Steve Gernes - $845.00
  5. Andrew Warcken - $820.00

Youth 5K Runner

  1. Quinn Shink - $150.00
  2. Aaron Latterell - $100.00
  3. Anna Feyen - $100.00
  4. Shauna Mignone - $95.00
  5. Serina Sharbo - $75.00

Adult 5K Walker

  1. Burt Johnson - $3,520.70
  2. Lorrie Labofsky - $1,770.00
  3. Kari Chura - $1,640.00
  4. Shari Corwin - $1,316.00
  5. Carolyn Spitz - $725.00

Youth 5K Walker

  1. Alex Worm - $290.00
  2. Sara Williamson - $85.00
  3. Hazel Thompson - $75.00
  4. Laura Holmes - $50.00
  5. Rhys McQuillen - $25.00

Kids Fun Run

  1. Logan Krueger - $100.00
  2. Anneke McQuillen - $50.00
  3. Marlo McQuillen - $50.00
  4. Bennett Scissons - $40.00
  5. Liam Scissons - $40.00

Adult Virtual Racer

  1. Pete Sharbo - $340.00
  2. Karen Craig - $65.00
  3. Mark Chura - $50.00
  4. Spencer Bauer - $25.00
  5. Lindsay Henkels - $25.00

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