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.
Sunday, March 30th, 2014
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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
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.
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.
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).
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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.