2014 Milwaukee, WI

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

The Division of Colorectal Surgery will be hosting the first annual Get Your Rear in Gear Visiting Professor, Dr. James Church, on October 8, 2014. See the flyer for details!
Saturday,October 11, 2014

Hart Park, Wauwatosa, WI

5K Run/Walk Adult:  $25 until October 8; $30 on Race Day
5K Run/Walk Youth (12 and under):  $12 until October 8; $15 on Race Day
Kids Fun Run (10 and under): $12 until October 8; $15 on Race Day
****ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.  You can still register at packet pick-up and on race day. ****

Can't attend in person? Become a Virtual Racer!
Adult Virtual Racer: $25
Youth Virtual Racer: $12
(Online only)
Please note: fees are non-refundable and race bibs are non-transferable

Online Registration Closing Date:
Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Event Schedule:
Registration: 7:00 AM
Kids Fun Run: 8:10 AM

5K Timed Run: 8:30 AM 
5K Walk: 8:35 AM

Packet Pick Up: 

Friday, October 10, 3 to 7 p.m.
Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin 
Cancer Center Mezzanine
9200 W. Wisconsin

  • Packet pickup is in the mezzanine, park under the Cancer Center, and take the "M" elevators to Level 1.
  • Pick up your race bibs and shirts and register additional friends and family.
  • Packets and registration are also available race day morning beginning at 7 AM at Hart Park.
  • Contact Lynn Fischer at (414) 805-1690 or email with any questions about packet pick-up.
Read about the event on Wauwatosa Now.

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:

Lynn Fischer
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Milwaukee Get Your Rear in Gear
Thank you supporting the Colon Cancer Coalition through the Milwaukee 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. Lynn Godec - $1,360.00
  2. Rebecca Holl - $460.00
  3. Jessica Santilli - $405.00
  4. Barb Groth - $400.00
  5. Naomi Turk - $250.00

Adult 5K Walker

  1. Lisa Lingle - $1,380.00
  2. Patrick Endter - $520.00
  3. Don Rosenberg - $500.00
  4. Susan Moore - $295.00
  5. John R Cieslewicz - $290.00

Youth 5K Walker

  1. Cregan B - $100.00
  2. Charlotte Ryan - $25.00

Kids Fun Run

  1. Grace Co - $10.00

Adult Virtual Racer

  1. Kinex Medical Company LLC - $225.00
  2. John Hall - $100.00
  3. Nick Komula - $100.00
  4. Mandy Nelson - $100.00
  5. Pam Schweitzer - $75.00
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