Baton Rouge, LA

Register for the Baton Rouge Get Your Rear in Gear® 5K Run/Walk to help raise funds for colon cancer awareness efforts in the Baton Rouge 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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Saturday, March 22, 2014


Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA

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Plenty of parking is available at Pennington Biomedical Research Center. View parking map.


5K Run/Walk Adult:  $25 until March 19 at 6:00pm; $30 on Race Day
5K Run/Walk Youth (18 and under): $12 until March 19 at 6:00pm; $15 on Race Day
Kids Fun Run (12 and under): $12 until March 19 at 6:00pm; $15 on Race Day
Adult Virtual Racer: $25
Youth Virtual Racer (18 and under): $12

NOTE: Survivors are free. Contact us for the discount code.

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

Online Registration Closing Date:
March 19, 2014

Event Schedule:

Registration: 7:00 AM
Kids Fun Run: 8:30 AM

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

Packet Pick Up

Fleet Feet Sports
6251 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA, 70808
Thursday, March 20: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday March 21: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m

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:
Dr. Kelly Finan
Email Dr. Finan

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

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Baton Rouge Get Your Rear in Gear

Thank you supporting the Colon Cancer Coalition through the Baton Rouge 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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107 percent of goal achieved.
Top Fundraisers

Adult 5K Runner

  1. Matt Viguerie - $2,130.00
  2. Jeanne Daigle - $1,855.00
  3. James Lajaunie - $230.00
  4. Shila Cowart - $200.00
  5. Katy Meyers - $185.00

Youth 5K Runner

  1. Parker Mcbride - $15.00
  2. Nicholas Granata - $10.00
  3. Cameron Wethey - $10.00

Adult 5K Walker

  1. Jacqueline Kelly - $775.00
  2. Christa Guy - $150.00
  3. Stephanie Henderson - $100.00
  4. Ranleta Cooks - $100.00
  5. Olga Simoneaux - $100.00

Youth 5K Walker

  1. Abigail Vucinovich - $100.00
  2. Austin Joseph - $20.00
  3. Carl Terrance - $18.00
  4. Victoria Godso - $15.00

Kids Fun Run

  1. Tucker Navarre - $40.00
  2. Hayden Viguerie - $20.00
  3. Dylan Viguerie - $20.00
  4. Jack Viguerie - $20.00

Adult Virtual Racer

  1. Carter Balart - $500.00
  2. Eton Vicknair - $75.00
  3. Lori Gaudin - $5.00

Youth Virtual Racer

  1. Riley Vollmer - $13.00
Recent Donors


Kyle Kramer

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Dr. Carter Balart