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Race Information

Page last updated: Saturday, 15 Nov 2014.

Online registration is closed. You may register on Race Day at the registration tent.

The 2014 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Austin will be held Sunday, November 16th in downtown Austin.
All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, even in the event of inclement weather.
The Race is a 5k (3.1 miles), we also offer a 1 mile family walk.

Read on for full details. Our official 2014 Race Guide will be available at packet pickup but you're welcome to view it early. Document formatted for 11x17" paper.

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NEW FOR 2014 Donations Survivors
Updates Registration Info Timed Runners
Forms Packet Pickup Kids, skates, & pets
Post-Race Race Day Schedule Hotel Discounts


New for 2014:

  • START LINE CLOSING TIME: Start line closes at 9am this year, not 10am as in years past.
  • REGISTRATION DEADLINES AND FEES: Online registration will remain open until 10:00pm on Saturday, November 15th. NOTE: there is a price increase if you register after Friday, November 14th at 10:00pm (applies to online, in person, or at the Race).
  • RACE DONATIONS: Race donations can be turned in through December 16th this year.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA CONTEST: Pink Police Cruiser Social Media Contest. View Rules and Details.
    • Instructions: 1. Follow @komenausin and @austin_police on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. 2. Post a pic of you and the Pink Car! 3. Use #raceatx in your post. 4. Cross your fingers – you’re officially entered to win Kendra Scott Jewelry!
  • HONOR LOVED ONES: Honor your loved one by making a donation to the Pink Link(s) of Love program to show we are all linked together in an effort to find the cures!
  • TEAM VILLAGE CONTEST: Be the top fundraising team in your division and you could earn a spot in Team Village! Top fundraising teams will get to celebrate early in an exclusive tailgate-like area! View Rules and Details.
       

      Updates

      • START LINE: Start line closes at 9am this year, not 10am as in years past.
      • ONLINE REGISTRATION: Online registration will remain open until 10:00pm on Saturday, November 15th. NOTE: there is a price increase if you register after Friday, November 14th at 10:00pm (applies to online, in person, or at the Race).
      • RACE DONATIONS: Race donations can be turned in through December 16th this year.

      Donations

      All donations on your behalf received by December 16, 2014 will be credited to your fundraising total.

      Cash or checks
      Prior to Race checks can be mailed to the Komen Austin office or delivered in person. On Race day, cash or checks can be dropped off at the Registration tent. A Race Donation Form must be included with all cash and check donations so that they are attributed to the correct team or individual fundraiser.

      Mailed Race donations must be received by December 16, 2014 for donations to be credited toward your fundraising goal. Any forms received after that date will be counted as a general donation to the Austin Affiliate.

      Mailing Address:
      Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Austin
      PO Box 2164
      Austin, TX 78768

      Physical Address:
      5508 Parkcrest Drive
      Suite 203
      Austin, TX 78731

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      Forms

      2014 Race Registration Form (pdf)

      2014 Solicitud de Inscripcion para la Carrera (pdf)

      2014 Race Donation Form (pdf). This form must be included with any cash or check donations you receive/give.

      2014 Company Code Billing Agreement Form. For groups who wish to pay a portion of the registration fee for all team members.

      Hotel Discounts

      La Quinta logo $129.60 - all rooms accommodate up to 4 people. Call Group Reservations Department at 1-866-527-1498 and identify yourself as members of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Reservation Block confirmation number is 09071400. Deadline is 10/24/14 to reserve room in this block at this rate.

      La Quinta Inn Austin Capitol
      300 E. 11th St.
      Austin, TX 78701
      Fairfield Inn

      Fairfield Inn & Suites Austin North/Parmer Lane for 114.00 USD per night.

      Start date: 11/14/14
      End date: 11/17/14
      Last day to book by: 11/1/14

      Book your group rate.

      DoubleTree Suites by Hilton logo

      DoubleTree Suites by Hilton for $189 per night. Deadline is Oct. 24th at midnight to reserve at this rate.

      Group Name: Komen Race for the Cure
      Check-in: 14-NOV-2014
      Check-out: 17-NOV-2014
      Hotel Name: DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Austin
      Hotel Address: 303 W. 15th Street, Austin, Texas, 78701-1692
      Phone Number: 512.505.4067

      If you prefer to call to make your reservation, please call 800-222-8733 and mention the Group Code RFC.

      Kids, skates, and pets

      For the safety of all participants inline skates and pets are discouraged from participating in this event. Thank you for your cooperation. We kindly request strollers and baby joggers join us for the 1-Mile Family Walk or stay to the back of the 5K Walkers. Children of all ages may not be on the course (walking, in a stroller, being held, etc) unless they are registered and a waiver has been signed by a parent or guardian. If your child is less than a year old please enter their age as "1".

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      Packet Pickup (BYOB, bring your own bag/box)

      PLEASE NOTE THAT "PACKET PICKUP" REFERS TO SHIRTS AND BIBS ONLY.

      Contents: T-shirt, safety pins and Race bib. Shirts are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Size preference is not guaranteed nor reserved. Pick up your packet early to get your size! Our t-shirts are ordered two months before registration begins from Komen National's distributor, and we are not able to special order based on registrations.

      Location and Dates:

      November 13th, 14th and 15th (Thursday-Saturday)

      10:00am - 6:00pm. Please do not arrive earlier than 10am.

      St David's North Austin Medical Center (same as last year)
      12221 N. Mopac Expwy. Austin, TX 78758

      Come in the South Entrance. Please take elevator or stairs to 2nd Floor and follow the signs. Don't forget to bring a box or a reusable bag for your shirt(s) and bib(s). Thank you!

      Can someone pick up my packet for me? Yes, they will need to know the name you registered with, i.e. no nicknames.

      When is the Team Captain packet pickup by appointment? Information is available on the Team Captain Tools page.

      Race Day Schedule (subject to change). All times AM unless otherwise indicated.

      6:00 - Registration Tent opens
      6:30 - Survivor tent opens. Survivor breakfast starts.
      7:00 - Survivor group photo 1
      7:15 - Timed runners, wheelchair and handcycle participants start.
      7:25 - Opening ceremonies.
      7:30-9:00 - Untimed participants can begin at any time during this period.
      9:00 - START LINE CLOSES TO ALL PARTICIPANTS and Registration tent closes.
      9:15 - Survivor group photo 2

      Registration Information

      METHOD DEADLINE NOTES

      ONLINE

      Saturday, November 15th at 10:00pm. Please note you must begin the registration process by 9:50pm in order to ensure you won't be kicked out of the system.

      NOTE: REGISTRATION FEES INCREASE AFTER 10:00 PM ON FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH.

      *If you register as a Sleep In participant past the shipping deadline (October 30 at 5pm) your packet will arrive in January.

      Only one email per primary participant can be used. If you wish to register multiple family members using one email, all must be registered during the same transaction.

      BY MAIL Postmarked by October 30th at 5pm. No exceptions.
      IN PERSON Online registration at regular rates will be available onsite during Packet Pickup. On Race Day only paper regisration will be available, and Late Registration fees will apply.  

      ALL fees are non-refundable, and non-transferable. Fees are same for 5k or 1 mile walk.

      PARTICIPATION TYPES AND ADD ONS
      Regular Registration Fee: through Friday, November 14, 2014 at 10:00pm
      Late Registration Fee: Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 at 10:01pm-Sunday, Nov. 15, 2014 at 9:00am
      NOTES: all times are CST
      UNTIMED ADULT $45 $50 Adult is 13 and up.
      UNTIMED CHILD $35 $40 Child is 12 and under.
      TIMED ADULT $50 $55 Adult is 13 and up. There is an additional $5 fee for chip timing services.
      TIMED CHILD $40 $45 Child is 12 and under. There is an additional $5 fee for chip timing services.
      Registration: SLEEP IN - ALL AGES $50 $50 Price includes shipping fee. You will receive a shirt and bib in the mail. *If you register as a Sleep In participant past the shipping deadline (October 30 at 5pm) your packet (shirt only) will arrive in January.

      Shipping:

      Deadline to request is October 30th at 5pm.

      $8.50 PER PACKET N/A Packets will be shipped in early November. *If you register as a Sleep In participant past the shipping deadline your packet will arrive in January. A USPS recognized mailing address MUST be provided. All packets that are returned will not be re-shipped, and will be available for pick up at the Komen Austin office.

      Survivors

      Please join us on Race Day at the Survivor Tent for a delicious breakfast buffet, fun giveaways, as well as other great activities and goodies. All information subject to change.

      Location: the corner of 17th & San Jacinto

      Survivor Tent Time: 6:30-10:30am. Live Music begins at 7:30am.

      Survivor Group Pictures: 7:00am, and 9:15am.

      Survivor Tent Guest Policy: In order to protect our Survivors, admittance into the Survivor Tent is limited to the Survivor and one (1) guest. Two (2) admission bracelets will be available for pickup at the Survivor Table at Packet Pickup or at the entrance to the Survivor Tent on Race Day. Our policy is designed to protect the Survivors and honor them through the generous sponsor donations that make the Survivors Breakfast.  

      If you are part of a larger group, we urge the Survivor to visit the tent area then join the group just outside of the tent gates. We will have tables and chairs available to everyone in your party! And don't forget to celebrate your Survivor and take advantage of our fun and unique photo opportunities at the Photo Booth located just outside the gates of the Survivor Tent.

      Survivor Breakfast: Each Survivor and each (1) guest will receive a complimentary breakfast thanks to our sponsors: the RK Group, Green Plate Foods and Starbucks.

      Survivor Goodie Bag: These bags may be picked up at Registration or at the Survivor’s Tent the morning of the Race. The Survivor goodie bags are filled with fabulous donations and gifts from many wonderful people and businesses.

      Survivor's Path: Watch for volunteers with directional signs towards the Race Finish. They will direct all Survivors to a Survivor’s Path that is inspirational as we cheer on our amazing race finishers!

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      Timed Runners

      Timed runners will again have a start time before all non-timed runners and walkers. The timed 5K event will begin at 7:15am. The start line is located between 17th and 18th streets on Congress Ave. If you run the timed race, then walk the course with untimed family or friends you will create problems with your timed results so please remove the D-Tag chip from your shoe after your timed race. Timed bibs are blue and have D-Tag chip which must be attached to your shoe.

      Post-Race

      Timed results:

      Timed results will be available as you finish the Race at the scaffolding located at 18th & San Jacinto. You can also access your results online after the Race on domoreusa.com.

      Still have questions? Contact us at info@komenaustin.org.

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