December 28, 2012

Susan G. Komen Wilmington, NC Race for the Cure March 2, 2013

Race Information

Wilmington Race for the Cure | March 2, 2013

The Race for the Cure is our major fundraising event of the year that celebrates survivorship; honors those who have lost their battle, and most importantly, raise funds and awareness for the fight against this life threatening disease. 

Race Basics 
The Inaugural Wilmington Race for the Cure® will be held Saturday, March 2, 2013 in Downtown Wilmington North Carolina. All fees are non-refundable and non-transferable, even in the event of inclement weather. The Race is a 5K (3.1 miles). 90% of our registrants choose to walk rather than run the 5K. We also offer a one mile walk.

Important Deadlines
  • January 7th (11:59 p.m.) – Early Bird registration ends
  • Early January – Volunteer registration opens
  • February 12th (11:59 p.m.) – Team registration closes to be included in the team box
  • February 28th (11:59 p.m.) – Online Race registration closes
  • March 2nd – Race Day
  • March 31st – Fundraising ends
Team Box PickupLocation TBD.
  • February 21st – 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • February 22nd – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
T-Shirt Pick-up / Individual Packet Pickup
  • February 27th – 6-8:30 p.m. – Location TBD
  • February 28th – 6-8:30 p.m. – Location TBD
  • March 1st – 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Race site Downtown Wilmington (2nd & Market Streets)
Fundraising Drop-offCash, checks (made payable to Wilmington Race for the Cure), Visa and MasterCard accepted. Donations can also be made online, mailed to 133 Fayetteville St., Suite 300 Raleigh, NC 27601 (please include a Fundraising Form), or dropped off at team box pickup, individual packet pickup, or on Race day at the pledges tent.

Preliminary Race Day Schedule
7:00 a.m. – Registration/Packet Pickup Opens
7:45 a.m. – Survivor Breakfast Begins
8:15 a.m. – Survivor Photo
8:15 a.m. – Zumba Warm-up
8:30 a.m. – Competitive Open 5K (co-ed)
8:45 a.m. – Recreational Open 5K Run/Walk and One Mile (co-ed)
10:00 a.m. – Kids Dash (ages 3-5)
10:30 a.m. – Survivor Tribute

Primo Water Refilling Stations
Our water sponsor, Primo, will be providing water refilling stations instead of individual bottles of water. Please bring your own refillable bottle. There will be plenty of refilling stations and cups available.

Shop Komen on Race Day!
Bring cash, check or credit cards to buy your Komen gear.

Route Safety
  • Rain or shine - please dress accordingly.
  • Due to insurance restrictions pets, bicycles, skates, skateboards and scooters are not allowed on the Race course.
  • We encourage participants with strollers or joggers to line up at the back of the crowd of people.
** For complete information & register, please visit the Susan G. Komen race website. **
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