5th Annual Impact The Cure
Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Run/2 Mile Fun Walk
Saturday, October 11, 2014
Run/Walk beginning at 8 a.m. Event will occur rain or shine!
Impact the Cure is an annual Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Run and 2 Mile Fun Walk in downtown Abilene, Kansas. It is hosted by Impact Sports and Fitness, 418 N. Broadway.
Each year, funds are raised for a cause related to breast cancer. Funds raised in 2013 will be used to fund free mammogram clinics and mammography services for uninsured in Dickinson County.
You can pre-register through this website when registration is open, or stop by Impact Sports and Fitness. You will also be able to register the day of the event, starting at 7 a.m.
Pre-registration: $20, includes Impact the Cure long sleeved T-shirt ($.75 added if you pre-register online, $2 added if you require XXL size shirt)
Race day registration: $25, Impact the Cure T-shirt not guaranteed ($2 added if you require XXL size shirt)
The run will begin at 8 a.m. Prizes for overall male and female 5K winners, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place 5K finishers in each age group, and participation awards for ages 13 and under.
2 Mile Fun Walk
The walk will begin at 8 a.m. Noncompetitive – just come out for a walk in beautiful downtown Abilene and help a good cause!
Cancer Survivor Recognition Ceremony
Cancer survivors are recognized as a group prior to the run/walk.
“Couch Potato” Category
Can’t participate, but want to help a good cause? Pre-register to be a “couch potato” and receive an Impact the Cure t-shirt!
Sports Bra Decorating Contest
Get creative for a good cause with Aksent Boutique’s Sports Bra Decorating Contest! Can’t participate? Vote for your favorite by donating (bras will be displayed at Impact the Cure). The bra that raises the most funds will win a prize! A prize will also be awarded to the most creative design! Winners will be announced at Aksent Boutique’s Fashion Show. Call Aksent Boutique at (785) 263-3213 for more information.
Merchandise Booths – Pink For Purchase!
Impact the Cure will have booths with items available for purchase from vendors. Don't forget to bring your wallet (booths will accept mostly cash and checks)! Those interested in this opportunity to promote their business are encouraged to call (785) 263-3888 by September 27. Our merchandise booth fee is $25. This fee is waived for businesses sponsoring Impact the Cure at the $250 or $500 sponsor level. We encourage selling breast-cancer related and other pink merchandise (if you have it) to add to our festive atmosphere.
Health Information Booths
Get information about local health resources. Are you a non-profit health care provider that has educational information to share? Contact us at (785) 263-3888 by September 27 if you would like to have a free booth at Impact the Cure!
A pancake breakfast is provided by Eagle Communications following the run/walk. Chris Cakes will keep you on your toes with their expert pancake flipping (catch them if you can!)