2018 Run For Resilience Ostomy 5k

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Celebrate World Ostomy Day 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 the cause of ostomy awareness and education and support the resilience of the ostomy and continent diversion community. Click on the location’s event page to register or see the links below.

Events in 2018 are:

World Ostomy Day- Saturday, October 6, 2018

Oct. 6, 2018   Durham, NC  *  E. Stroudsburg, PA  *  Mesa/Phoenix, AZ * Birmingham, AL  * Harrison Township, MI * Nashville, TN *Pennsauken, NJ* Portland, OR* 

Virtual 5k – Anywhere USA or the World!

Oct. 13, 2018   Boise, ID  

The North Carolina, Michigan, Tennessee and Idaho events will include a timed race on a certified course and will draw avid runners seeking a great event.  These races will feature a DJ, kids’ activities, incentivized fundraising, an ostomate division, and awards.  The Pennsylvania, Alabama, OregonNew Jersey and Arizona fun runs 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 6, 2018. 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.

Fundraising is strongly encouraged, start a team or fundraiser or donate when you register.

All events benefit United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. (UOAA), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. ostomy.org

 5th Annual 5k in Durham, North Carolina: 10/6/18

Durham Registration

3rd Annual 5k in Boise, Idaho 10/13/18

Boise Registration

3rd Annual 5k in Birmingham, Alabama 10/6/18

Birmingham Registration

2nd Annual 5k in Mesa, Arizona 10/6/18

Arizona Registration 

2nd Annual 5k Tennessee: 10/6/18

Nashville Registration 

Inaugural 5k in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 10/6/18

Pennsylvania Registration 

3rd Annual 5k Fun Run in Portland, Oregon 10/6/18

Oregon Registration

Inaugural 5k in Pennsauken, New Jersey 10/6/18

New Jersey Registration

Goals:

  •   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

Living Life After Ostomy Surgery – Ostomy 5k.org promotion

 

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