Race for the Cure is our major fundraising event of the year that
celebrates survivorship; honors those who have lost their battle, and
most importantly, raise funds and awareness for the fight against this
life threatening disease.
Race Basics The 2nd Annual Wilmington Race for the Cure
will be held Saturday, March 1, 2014 in Downtown Wilmington North
Carolina. Race City is in a parking lot on the corner of 2nd and Market
are non-refundable and non-transferable, even in the event of inclement
weather. The Race is a 5K (3.1 miles). 90% of our registrants choose to
walk rather than run the 5K. We also offer a one mile walk.
January 6th (11:59 p.m.) Early Bird registration ends
Early January Volunteer registration opens
February 17th (11:59 p.m.) Team registration closes to be included in the team box
February 27th (11:59 p.m.) Online Race registration closes
March 1st Race Day
March 31st Fundraising ends
Team Box Pickup
February 24th 4 p.m. 8 p.m. Independence Mall Belk wing
T-Shirt Pick-up / Individual Packet Pickup
February 24th 4-8:00 p.m. Independence Mall Belk Wing
February 27th 4-8:00 p.m. Mayfaire Inside Belk Store
February 28th 11 a.m. 4 p.m. Race site Downtown Wilmington (15 S. Second Street)
March 1st 7 a.m. 8:00 a.m. Race site Downtown Wilmington (15 S. Second Street)
Fundraising Drop-off Cash,
checks (made payable to Wilmington Race for the Cure), Visa and
MasterCard accepted. Donations can also be made online, mailed to 133
Fayetteville St., Suite 300 Raleigh, NC 27601 (please include a Fundraising Form), or dropped off at team box pickup, individual packet pickup, or on Race day at the pledges tent.
Preliminary Race Day Schedule (subject to changes, please check for updates)
7:00 a.m. Registration/Packet Pickup Opens
7:45 a.m. Survivor Breakfast Begins
8:00 a.m. Survivor Photo
8:15 a.m. Zumba Warm-up
8:30 a.m. Competitive Open 5K (co-ed), Recreational Open 5K and One Mile
9:30 a.m. Kids Dash (ages 3-5)
10:00 a.m. Survivor Tribute
Shop Komen on Race Day!
Bring cash, check or credit cards to buy your Komen gear.
Rain or shine - please dress accordingly.
Due to insurance restrictions pets, bicycles, skates, skateboards and scooters are not allowed on the Race course.
We encourage participants with strollers or joggers to line up at the back of the crowd of people.