for the Boston Get Your Rear in Gear® 5K Run/Walk to help raise funds for
colon cancer awareness efforts in the Boston 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, November 8, 2014
Parking is available at UMASS Boston - University Lot D on Mount Vernon Street, Charge is $6 and can be paid via cash or credit. (see map)
5K Run/Walk Adult: $30 until November 1 at 6 p.m. ET; $35 on Race Day
5K Run/Walk Youth: (12 and under): $15 until November 1 at 6 p.m. ET; $20 on Race Day
Kids Fun Run: (10 and under): $15 until November 1 at 6 p.m. ET; $20 on Race Day
William Scott Gambee 1 Mile Memorial Walk: $15 until November 1 at 6 p.m. ET; $20 on Race Day
Please note: fees are non-refundable and race bibs are non-transferrable
***NEW to the 2014 Get Your Rear in Gear Race*** Blue Trailer Mobile Locker Rentals
Lock it up with Blue Trailer’s new mobile locker service! Store your stuff and access it any time before or after the race.
Online Registration Closing Date:
Saturday, November 1, 2014, 6 p.m ET
Registration: 8:00 a.m
Kids Fun Run: 9:00 a.m.
5K Timed Run: 9:15 a.m.
5K Walk: 9:20 a.m.
William Scott Gambee 1 Mile Memorial Walk: following the 5K and the awards ceremony. It is a special part of the Get Your Rear in Gear - Boston event. A time for reflection, remembering and hope.
Packet Pick Up:
South Boston Running Emporium
653 East Broadway South Boston (across from the South Boston Public Library)
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.
For more information on volunteering please email Amber Hillman
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
For more information please contact:
For questions regarding registration please contact:
For more information or to find Get Your Rear in Gear events in other cities visit our website.
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Thank you supporting the Colon Cancer Coalition through the Boston 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.