Celebrate ostomy awareness and run/walk/roll or support the Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k near you. You can also do a Virtual Run in your favorite place to walk or run! Don’t want to run? No problem click on an event near you or our worldwide event, to donate to UOAA’s mission of ostomy awareness, education and support. Cheer on the resilience of the ostomy and continent diversion community. Click on the location’s event page to register or see the links below.
Virtual Run/Walk Oct. 5 and 6
Birmingham, AL – September 28, 2019
Arizona – October 5, 2019
Delanco, NJ – October 5, 2019
East Stroudsburg, PA – October 5, 2019
Harrison Township, MI – October 5, 2019
Vancouver, WA – October 5, 2019
Nashville, TN – October 12, 2019
Boise, ID – October 12, 2019
Durham, NC – October 12, 2019
Can’t attend an in-person event? Participate in the Virtual 5k – Anywhere USA or the World!
Check an individual run/walk to see if it is timed/certified 5k or a fun run. Events will offer family-friendly activities, incentivized fundraising, and an opportunity for people to gather to celebrate ostomy awareness.
The Virtual Ostomy 5k is Saturday, October 5, 2019. Celebrate Ostomy Awareness Day with your own 5k (3.1 miles) at your favorite place to run or walk! You can even run/walk on a treadmill. Organize your family, friends or support group into a team to join you on your virtual run/walk.
All events benefit United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. (UOAA), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. ostomy.org
- Raise funds for the UOAA cause of ostomy awareness, education and support
- Increase awareness about ostomy and continent diversion surgery in the US and abroad
- Encourage positive dialogue
- Generate excitement and hope
- Encourage those who have had ostomy or continent diversion surgery to get involved in events and organizations that make a difference in their lives