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Join the Worldwide Run For Resilience Virtual Ostomy 5k at Your Favorite Place to Walk/Run/Roll this Ostomy Awareness Day: October 3, 2020

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If you are interested in participating in the Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k but don’t have a local virtual event near you (ID, NC, PA, MI, AZ, AL) sign-up for this worldwide community event taking place on October 3, 2020! Don’t want to run/walk? You can still support ostomates by clicking here
  • T-SHIRTS AVAILABLE!

    You can order a special Ostomy Awareness Day technical race t-shirt when you sign up for the virtual race.  When registering, choose the option for Virtual Ostomy 5k – Including Technical T-shirt. Register by September 11th to register at the ‘Early Bird’ fee of $17.50, the rate will increase to $20.00 after September 11th. Both fees include shipping.

    To ensure you receive the T-Shirt size you ordered, please register by Friday, September 11th. We will do our best to provide you with the T-Shirt size you ordered or a similar size, however, this is not guaranteed after September 11th. (Shirts and bibs can only be shipped to addresses in the USA. Registrants outside the USA, please contact UOAA on shipping options). Additional donations are appreciated to help offset costs. Bib numbers can be emailed worldwide.

    CELEBRATE THE DAY!

    ♦  Run, walk or roll a 5k (3.1 miles) route of your choice near you.  Ask your family and friends to join you, and create your own mini-event.  You can even run/walk on a treadmill!

    ♦ Take pictures of yourself doing your virtual race and email them to us or tag us on Facebook or Instagram.

    ♦  Promote ostomy awareness and education to your family, friends and community on Ostomy Awareness Day. Post your experience to both UOAA’s Facebook page and the Run For Resilience Facebook page!

    ♦  Hashtag your photos #RunforResilience and we may repost on Twitter or Instagram.

    ♦  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.

    FUNDRAISE TO SUPPORT UOAA!

    We invite you to set up your own Personal or Team Fundraiser when registering to participate in the event, or through our DONATION link at the top of this page. 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.

    FUNDRAISING INCENTIVES

    Your commitment to fund raise and support the ostomy and continent diversion community is no small endeavor.

  • Create a fundraising page or team and raise money ostomy awareness, advocacy and support.  Proceeds will go to UOAA.
  • Take pictures of yourself doing your virtual race and tag us on Facebook or e-mail them to us at 5kregistration@ostomy.org!  Photos will be posted on the www.ostomy5k.org  website and the Ostomy 5k Facebook page after the run.
  • Hashtag your photos #RunforResilience or #IAmResilient and we may repost on Twitter or Instagram. Promote ostomy awareness and education to your family, friends and community during Ostomy Awareness Day.  Post your experience to the Ostomy 5k Facebook page.
  • Don’t run or walk but want to get involved with Ostomy Awareness Day? No problem visit www.ostomy.org to write a proclamation request or a letter to the editor, contact lawmakers, join the fun on social media, and much, much more.

Contact: 5kregistration@ostomy.org for more information.