The 3rd Annual Durham, NC Ostomy 5k - now known as the Run for Resilience - will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016. All proceeds benefit the United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc (UOAA) charity, a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible.
LAST YEAR’S RESULTS
In 2015 almost 200 registered for this event which could have been more except for the heavy rains race day morning. David Meeker took top honors in 17:17. Kimberlie Meeker finished third overall and won the women's title in 18:03.
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
7:00 a.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk
9:00 a.m. Kids Fun Run
9:15 a.m. Awards Ceremony
Kids Activities throughout the morning
The race will be held near the Southpoint Mall area of Durham. The race will take participants on the scenic American Tobacco Trail (ATT) over the new I-40 bridge extension. The out-and-back course will start and finish at the parking lot outside of Omega Sports, located off of Renaissance Parkway in Durham, NC. The turn-around will be on the ATT, just behind the Kroger. This 5K course is flat except for one uphill section on the ATT just south of the I-40 bridge. This course is certified by USATF and is a timed race.
Parking will be available at the Omega Sports parking lot off of Renaissance Parkway.
Pre-race Packet Pickup at Omega Sports in Renaissance Village, Durham, NC on Friday, September 30, 2016 from 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and top 3 female overall finishers, age group winners, Stroller winner, and the top 3 ostomates.
Tech T-shirts will be included with registration if registered before the deadline. Race shirts will be either unisex or female v-neck cut. You are guaranteed a race shirt if you register by September 15th. You may purchase additional race shirts for $10 each.
OPTIONAL OSTOMY POUCH
Race registration bags will have typical race/sponsor promotional items, ostomy education materials, and most importantly an ostomy pouch. We encourage non-ostomate participants to put on the pouch for the race to improve awareness and empathy for the challenges faced by people living with ostomies.
The Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k will be a family friendly event including kids' activities during the event. Specific kids' activities include:
- 50-meter dash
- Face Painting
We will be having an incentivized fundraising challenge for those individuals who raise over $250. Those who raise $250+ will receive a custom t-shirt. Please visit www.ostomy5k.org for more information!