FAQs

General Race Information

Q. When is the Race? 
   A. The Race will be held on Saturday October 21, 2017. The Race start time will be at 7:30am.
Q. Where is the Race? 
   A. The Race will be held at Bicentennial Park at the Oklahoma City Civic Center. 
Q. How much is the registration fee?

Registration Fees   

May 1 - October 20        

 

  Race Day         

Adult                                       

$35

$40

Survivor

$30            

$35

Youth

$20

$25

Virtual

$30

$30

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 number, a Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® t-shirt, and a great feeling!
Q. How can I register?
   A. You can register online by clicking here. You can also register offline by downloading this form and mailing to the address below:
   Komen Central and Western Oklahoma, 101 Park Avenue Suite 225, Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Q. How will I receive my Race packet including t-shirt?
   A. All participants must have a race bib assigned in order to be on the race course. You may choose to have your packet (t-shirt and race bib) mailed by selecting that option at time of registration for $10 (must be registered on or before September 30, 2017)
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 Oklahoma City 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, for more information, click here.
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.

 

Fundraising FAQ

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. Deliver or Mail to:
Komen Central and Western Oklahoma
101 Park Avenue Suite 225
Oklahoma City, OK 73102
Make checks payable to Komen Central and Western Oklahoma. 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 November 30, 2017 will be credited to your fundraising total.
Q. When should I fundraise?
   A. Start early!  You can plan a fundraising initiative every month if you start early.  Or a weekly fundraising challenge in the weeks before and after Race. Invite your teammates to each contribute to your fundraising plan which makes it FUNraising! Remember we are here to help. Call the Komen Central and Western Oklahoma office or email race@komencwok.org for more info.
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!

TEAM FAQ

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 405-526-RACE or race@komencwok.org
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 fundraise 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 race@komencwok.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. Yes, If your team fundraises $1500 or more before Race Day, you can meet in the Team Tailgate Area.

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Race Day Information

2017 Komen Oklahoma City Race for the CureŽ

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Bicentennial Park at The Oklahoma City Civic Center

500 Couch Drive

Oklahoma City, OK 73102

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