It’s time to get your walking or running shoes on and plan to participate in UOAA’s Inaugural Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k in East Stroudsburg, PA on Saturday, October 6, 2018.
15 Day Street
East Stroudsburg, PA US 18301
The Inaugural East Stroudsburg, PA Run For Resilience Ostomy 5k will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018. All proceeds benefit the United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc (UOAA) charity, a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible. (https://www.ostomy.org/)
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
9:00 a.m. Registration
10:00 a.m. 5K Run/Walk
12:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony
Bidding at the Silent Auction throughout the morning
50/50 raffle – tickets sold from 9am to 1pm
This Certified Timed Race will be at the Levee Loop Trail at Dansbury Park in East Stroudsburg. The race will take participants on the scenic route through wooded and open hiking trails that parallel the Broadhead Creek. The out-and-back course will start and finish at the pavilion at Dansbury Park. This 5K course is mostly flat.
Parking will be at the Dansbury Park off of Day Street in East Stroudsburg.
Pre-race and day-of Packet Pickup: To Be Announced
Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and top 3 female overall finishers, and top 3 ostomates.
Tech T-shirts will be included with registration if registered before the deadline. Race shirts will be either unisex or female v-neck cut. You are guaranteed a race shirt if you register by September 17th. You may purchase additional race shirts for $10 each.
OPTIONAL OSTOMY POUCH
Race registration bags will have typical race/sponsor promotional items, ostomy education materials, and most importantly an ostomy pouch. We encourage non-ostomate participants to put on the pouch for the race to improve awareness and empathy for the challenges faced by people living with ostomies.
Fundraising is an important aspect of our Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K. Funds raised help UOAA continue to provide resources, educational materials, advocacy and support to the ostomy and continent diversion community.
We invite you to set up your own Personal or Team Fundraiser when registering to participate in the event, or through our DONATION link. You can create a unique Fundraiser Name and URL address, personalize your fundraising message, and direct your friends and family to your page to join your team or sponsor you in your fundraising goal.
Your commitment to fundraise and support the ostomy and continent diversion community is no small endeavor, and we appreciate your dedication and hard work.
- “Empower” Fundraisers who raise $150 or more will receive a unique and limited T-shirt.
- “Champion” Fundraisers who raise $250 more will receive a distinctive, adjustable Visor.
- The Top Fundraising Team will also be awarded a ‘Special’ Prize!
If you are interested in sponsoring the race, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DONATIONS – UOAA supports, empowers and advocates for the estimated 725,000 to 1 Million people who are living with an ostomy or continent diversion across the country. Your generous donation helps us to raise awareness of this life-saving surgery and continue our mission of promoting their quality of life. You can easily donate to this Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K by clicking ‘DONATE’ at the top of the registration page, or mail a check to UOAA, PO Box 525, Kennebunk, ME 04043, and put in the Memo Line – “Donate to (City) Run for Resilience”