General Race Information
Q. When is the Race?
A. The Race will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017. The Race start time will be at 9:00 AM for the 1-mile and 9:15AM for the 5k.
Q. Where is the Race?
A. The Race will be held Library Square (200 East 450 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111).
Q. How much is the registration fee?
A. There are different registration options.
- Youth: $25.00
- Adults $35.00
- Breast Cancer Survivors: $30.00
- Virtual (formerly Sleep-in for the Cure): $35.00
*Registration the day of the Race is $45 for all individuals.
Q. Is my registration fee tax-deductible?
A. No, your registration fee helps defray the costs of producing the Race and is not considered tax-deductible. However, any amount that you choose to donate above the entry fee is tax-deductible.
Q. What is included in the registration fee?
A. You will get a Race bib, a Susan G. Komen Utah Race for the Cure® t-shirt, and a great feeling!
Q. How can I register?
A. You can register online by clicking here. An offline registration form to mail-in will be available soon!
Q. How will I receive my Race packet including t-shirt?
A. Participants can opt to mail their T-shirts for a fee of $5.00 (to allow us to spend more funds on our mission). Participants must select to mail their T-shirts before midnight on April 30, 2017.
Two packet pick-ups will be available at the Komen Utah Offices (second floor of the Mountain America Credit Union building at 4900 South Highland Drive, Suite B, Salt Lake City, UT 84117):
Saturday, May 6, 2017 (12:00PM-3:00PM)
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 (5:00PM-8:00PM)
Packet pick-up will be available at Library Square (200 East 450 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111) on the following days:
Friday, May 12, 2017 (11:00AM-7:00PM)
Saturday, May 13, 2017 (7:00 AM-8:45AM)
For Survivors: If you checked the box on the entry form indicating that you'd like to be reocgnized as a Survivor, and opted to have your T-shirt mailed, you will receive your pink Survivor T-shirt in the mail and may pick up your white Race T-shirt in the Survivor Pink Cafe on Race day.
Q. How long is the Race?
A. The Race is a 5K route, which is approximately 3.1 miles. There is also a shorter route option (approximately 1 mile). You may choose to walk or run either route. If you are unable to walk or run, you can still register and join us on Race day. We are always looking for people to cheer on our runners and walkers.
Q. How can I become a volunteer?
A. The success of the Komen Utah Race depends heavily on the support we receive from our volunteers in the months leading up to the Race and on Race Day. There are many ways you can get involved and more information will be available soon!
Q. Are pet and strollers allowed at the event?
A. Pets are prohibited from the event, but strollers are permitted.
Q. What if it rains?
A. Komen holds the right to cancel or change the date or location of the Race in its sole discretion, including in the circumstance of extreme weather. It is likely, however, that the event will happen rain or shine. Please dress accordingly.
Q. Does the Komen Race for the Cure® require fundraising?
A. You are not required to fundraise, but we do encourage all participants to fundraise above the entry fee. Just Imagine the IMPACT - If every Race participant raises just $100 in addition to their registration fee, we would bring in an additional $600,000 to support local screening, treatment and educational programs in our community!
Q. Does the money raised stay right here in our community?
A. Yes! Up to seventy-five percent of the net income from the Race stays right here in our community to fund vital breast cancer health education and breast cancer screening and treatment programs.
The remaining twenty-five percent supports Komen’s national research and training grants program
Q. Where do I send donations?
A. Mail to:
4900 South Highland Drive, Suite B
Salt Lake City, Utah 84117
For donations on behalf of an individual participant or a team, please include that information with your check.
Q. Is there a deadline for fundraising?
A. All donations on your behalf that are received by May 31, 2017 will be credited to your fundraising total.
Q. When will I receive my fundraising incentives?
A. Your fundraising incentives are calculated based on the total fundraising dollars you have collected. Incentives will be available after the close of our Race fundraising season, and you can expect to receive your prize sometime in June 2017. Prizes are NOT cumulative.
Q. What are some ways I can fundraise for my team/my individual goal?
A. We have plenty of ideas on our Fundraising Tips page!
Q. How do I form a team?
A. To be considered an official team, you will need 10 or more registered members by the morning of the Race. You can form a team or join a team online. For more information, contact us at 801-733-4815 or email@example.com.
Q. What are the benefits of a team?
A. Forming or joining a team multiplies the fun you will have on Race day. You can create a team to celebrate a survivor or honor someone you have lost. You can also create a corporate team and get your entire company involved. To learn more check out the Team Rewards page.
Q. Do teams have to fundraise?
A. Teams are not required to fundraising but we strongly encourage fundraising. Fundraising as a team can be fun. Click here to get a list of fundraising events your team can do.
Q. One of my team members registered as an individual when they meant to join my team. How do they correct this?
A. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get this corrected.
Q. Can donations made to a team be split or shared among team members?
A. We are unable to split or transfer donations between individual and team accounts.
Q. Will there be an area for my team to meet-up on Race day?
A. Team captains will decide on a meeting place on Race Day for their own teams.