THIS COMING MONDAY, OCT. 16 IS THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER FOR THE RUN PAST CANCER 5K AND ONE MILE FUN RUN/WALK
Register by this coming Monday, Oct. 16 for the Sixth Annual Run Past Cancer 5K and One Mile Fun Walk/Run being held on Saturday, Oct. 28 at Smythe Park in Mansfield. The One Mile will begin at 9 a.m. and the 5K at 9:30 a.m.
The entry fee for those who register by Oct. 16 is $20 for the 5K Walk/Run and $10 for the One Mile Fun Walk/Run.
Event T-shirts will only be given to participants in the 5K who register by Monday, Oct. 16 either online, by mail or by dropping off a completed registration form.
Those who register for the One Mile Fun Walk/Run or 5K Walk/Run by Monday, Oct. 16 can choose a goodie bag with a water bottle and/or an armband/jog strap.
Register online by Oct. 16 for the 5K Walk/Run and One Mile Fun Walk/Run and pay the entry fee via Ultra Sign-Up at https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=106355.
Pick up registration forms for the 5K Walk/Run and One Mile Fun Walk/Run at Wild Asaph Outfitters at 71 Main Street in Wellsboro or at Oswald Cycle Works at 7 North Main Street in Mansfield, complete them and drop them off by Oct. 16 at either location with checks made payable to the American Cancer Society.
Or, mail the completed 5K Walk/Run and One Mile Fun Walk/Run registration forms with checks made payable to the American Cancer Society to Terry Borneman, 136 Mount Zion Road, Wellsboro, PA 16901 postmarked Oct. 16 or call him at 1-410-428-8615.
Those entering the 5K Walk/Run are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes. A prize will be awarded for Best Dressed. The overall male and female 5K winners will each receive a substantial gift card.
One Mile Fun Walk/Run participating families and individuals are also encouraged to wear Halloween costumes. The majority of costume prizes will be awarded to young runners 18 and under for Best Dressed, Funniest, Scariest, Most Unusual, Cutest, Best Fictional Character and Coolest Celebrity. A family or group of friends wearing costumes will be named Best Group.
The first, second and third place finishers in the One Mile Fun Walk/Run will each receive a medal.
“Every dollar raised will be put toward the fight to eradicate cancer,” said organizer Terry Borneman, an American Cancer Society volunteer.
For more information about participating in the 5K Walk/Run or One Mile Fun Walk/Run, call Terry Borneman at 1-410-428-8615 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.