2014 Charlotte, NC

Register for the Charlotte Get Your Rear in Gear® 5K Run/Walk to help raise funds for colon cancer awareness efforts in the Charlotte 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 8, 2014

Independence Park, Charlotte, NC
See the parking map.

The 5K is a USA Track & Field Certified Course

View Course Map.

5K Run/Walk Adult:  $25 until March 5 at midnight; $35 on Race Day
5K Run/Walk Youth (18 and under):  $15 until March 5 at midnight; $20 on Race Day
Kids Fun Run (10 and under): $12 until March 5 at midnight; $15 on Race Day
Adult Virtual Racer: $25
Youth Virtual Racer: $15

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-transferable

Online Registration Closing Date:
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Event Schedule:
Registration: 7:00 AM
Kids Fun Run: 8:00 AM

5K Timed Run: 8:15 AM
5K Walk: 8:15 AM

Packet Pick Up:
Omega Sports
4237 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28209 
Thursday, March 6: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Individuals Only - No Team Pick-ups available on this date
Friday, March 7: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Teams and Individuals
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.

Nominate your colon cancer warrior for the Elster Determination Award.

Get Your Rear in Gear - Charlotte is a part of:

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For more information, contact:
Mary-Karen Bierman
For more information or to find Get Your Rear in Gear events in other cities visit our website.
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Charlotte Get Your Rear in Gear

Thank you supporting the Colon Cancer Coalition through the Charlotte 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.

Click here to form a new team
Click here to join an existing team
Click here to register as an individual
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Campaign Progress
Make a gift!
85 percent of goal achieved.
Top Fundraisers

Adult 5K Runner

  1. Clare Striewe - $1,130.00
  2. Sandra Downey - $725.00
  3. Fran Baltmiskis - $650.00
  4. Craig Jones - $650.00
  5. Mary-Karen Bierman - $645.00

Youth 5K Runner

  1. Allison Hunt - $1,200.00
  2. Kimmy Baudhuin - $100.00
  3. Leif Rauer - $65.00
  4. Justin Morgan - $25.00
  5. Sharon Maskin - $10.00

Adult 5K Walker

  1. Janet Hunt - $4,072.00
  2. Stephanie Mason - $1,625.00
  3. Henry Hunt - $735.00
  4. Hal Layman - $500.00
  5. Alan Marshall - $275.00

Youth 5K Walker

Kids Fun Run

Adult Virtual Racer

  1. Dorian Robinson - $345.00
  2. Anita Mcintosh - $205.00
  3. Gregory Underwood - $175.00
  4. Austin Coffman - $25.00
  5. Cary Chereshkoff - $25.00

Youth Virtual Racer

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