Austin, TX

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

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Sunday, March 30th, 2014


Austin Endoscopy Center North
8015 Shoal Creek Blvd, Ste 300
Austin, TX 78757


5K Run/Walk Adult:  $25 until March 27th; $30 on Race Day
5K Run/Walk Youth (12 and under):  $15 until March 27th; $20 on Race Day
Kids Fun Run (12 and under): $15 until March 27th; $20 on Race Day
Virtual Adult Raccer: $25
Virtual Youth 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.

Online Registration Closing Date

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 

Event Schedule:
Registration: 6:00 AM
Opening Ceremonies: 8:00 AM
Kids Fun Run: 8:15 AM
5K Timed Run: 8:30 AM
5K Walk: 8:35 AM
Awards/Announcements: 9:15 AM
Prize/Rafle drawings: 9:30 AM

ADA/Wheelchair parking will be on-site, and all other parking will be at the Lowe’s Hardware Store parking lot across the street from Start/Finish line

Packet Pick Up
Saturday, March 29, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Austin Endoscopy Center North
8015 Shoal Creek Blvd
Austin, TX 78757

Join us after the race!

Third Base restaurant/bar will be hostin the official after-party following the race at their northwest location. A percentage of sales will be donated to Get Your Rear in Gear - Austin!

Third Base Northwest
13301 US 183, Bldg E
Austin, TX78750

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.

Additional Information

Individual Race Awards:  1st, 2nd, 3rd place awards; Top Male & Female awards; Standard Age Group awards. 

Team Awards:  Top Fundraising Team*; Largest Pre-registered Team*; Top Individual Fundraiser*; Best Team Identifier.

Corporate Awards:  Top Corporate Fundraising Team*; Largest Pre-registered Corporate Team*.

*All fundraising and largest pre-registered team awards will be determined as of the online registration closing date (3/27/14).

For more information contact:

Ryan Murray

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Thank you supporting the Colon Cancer Coalition through the Austin 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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Top Fundraisers

Adult 5K Runner

  1. George Willis - $1,000.00
  2. Amy Willis - $450.00
  3. Naomi Willis - $355.00
  4. Mark Hocher - $250.00
  5. Maria Betancourt - $240.00

Adult 5K Walker

  1. Stacey Betancourt - $745.00
  2. Sandy Ring - $625.00
  3. Scott Becker - $300.00
  4. Gerald Mank - $275.00
  5. Shannon Betancourt - $245.00

Youth 5K Walker

  1. Tierney Becker - $390.00
  2. Mia Serpas - $20.00
  3. Maddy Serpas - $20.00

Youth 5K Runner

  1. Alex Serpas - $20.00

Adult Virtual Racer

  1. Susan Boone - $1,000.00
  2. Norman Marek - $75.00
  3. Duane Murray - $75.00
  4. Brian Schmidt - $50.00

Youth Virtual Racer

  1. Donna Coughlin - $35.00
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