Raleigh, NC

Register for the Raleigh Get Your Rear in Gear® 5K Run/Walk to help raise funds for colon cancer awareness efforts in the Raleigh 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.

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Fred Fletcher Park, Raleigh, NC

5K Run/Walk Adult:  $28 until February 25; $35 on Race Day
5K Run/Walk Youth (12 and under):  $12 until February 25; $15 on Race Day
Kids Fun Run (10 and under): $12 until February 25; $15 on Race Day

Can't attend in person? Become a Virtual Racer!
Adult Virtual Racer: $28
Youth Virtual Racer: $12
(Online only)
Please note: fees are non-refundable and race bibs are non-transferable

Online Registration Closing Date:
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Event Schedule:
Registration: 7:30 AM
Kids Fun Run: 8:30 AM

5K Timed Run: 9:00 AM
5K Walk: 9:05 AM

Packet Pickup

    Friday, February 28: 3 - 7 p.m.
    Capital RunWalk
    Cameron Village
    430 Woodburn Rd
    Raleigh, NC
    Packets can also be picked-up at the race from 7 to 8:30 a.m.

    Thursday, February 27, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Raleigh Endoscopy Center
    2417 Atrium Dr. Sts 202
    Raleigh, NC 27607
If teams do not pick up Thursday, they will be separated for pick up on Friday.


Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley
4500 Marriott Drive
Raleigh, NC 27612
The Marriott Crabtree Valley is offering Get Your Rear in Gear - Raleigh participants a special rate of $104 per night. Offer good February 28 through March 2. Book by February 14.

Comfort Inn & Suites Crabtree
$69 per night includes free breakfast, wifi and parking. To reserve your room 919-782-1112 and ask for the group rate for the Get Your Rear in Gear Walk/Race.

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:

Elizabeth Anderson

Email Elizabeth

For more information or to find Get Your Rear in Gear events in other cities visit our website.
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Raleigh Get Your Rear in Gear
Thank you supporting the Colon Cancer Coalition through the Raleigh 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 from this highly preventable cancer. Tell everyone you know to talk to their doctor today about colon cancer screening.

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Campaign Progress
Make a gift!
76 percent of goal achieved.
Top Fundraisers

Adult 5K Runner

  1. Marlee Helbig - $5,446.00
  2. Abby Dogum - $940.00
  3. Darcy Uustal - $645.00
  4. Joanna Montonario - $530.00
  5. Charita Montgomery - $485.00

Youth 5K Runner

  1. Naomi Gibson - $100.00
  2. Claire Theunissen - $50.00
  3. Peighton Jones - $20.00

Adult 5K Walker

  1. Claire Hackney - $1,336.00
  2. Diane Holt - $510.00
  3. Jacquelyn Thomas - $492.00
  4. Janna Demchyna - $420.00
  5. Natalie Perrou - $402.00
Recent Donors


Marlee Helbig

Mrs. Jennifer Sommers

Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Wyrick Robbins Yates & Ponton LLP