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General Race Information

Q. When is the Race?
A. The Race will be held on March 5, 2017. The Race start time will be announced soon.

Q. Where is the Race?
A. The Race will be held at Valley River Center. 

Q. How much is the registration fee?

2017 Race Prices

July 15 - Oct 31 Nov - Feb 28 Race Week
Adult 5k Fun Run/Walk, 1-Mile, Sleep In (13 and older) $34 $39 $44 
Survivor Fun Run/Walk, 1-Mile, Sleep In  $25 $29 $34 
Child (5-12) 5k Fun Run/Walk, 1-Mile, Sleep In $5 $10 $10 
Child (4 & Under) 5k Fun Run/Walk, 1-Mile, Sleep In

Q. How can I register?
A. You can register online by clicking here

Q. How long is the Race?
A. There is a fun run/walk 5K route, which is approximately 3.1 miles. There is also a shorter route option (approximately 1 mile). You may choose to walk or run either route.

Q. How can I become a volunteer?
A. The success of the Komen Oregon and SW Washington Race depends heavily on the support we receive from our volunteers in the months leading up to the Race and on Race Day. There are many ways you can get involved, for more information, click here.

Fundraising FAQ

Q. Does the money raised stay right here in our community?
A.  Yes! 75% of our funds go towards saving local lives, with $19.8 million dedicated to early detection, survivor and fighter support, and advocacy. 25% is pooled with our other affiliates to fund the cures on an international scale, including $11.8 million that has been provided to local research institutions like Providence Cancer Center and OHSU Knight Cancer institute.

Q. Where do I send donations?
A.  Online through komenoregon.org or mail to: 1500 SW First Ave., Suite 270 | Portland, OR 97201
For donations on behalf of an individual participant or a team, please include that information with your check.

Q. Is there a deadline for fundraising?
A.  All donations on your behalf that are received by March 31, 2017 will be credited to your fundraising total.

Q. What are some ways I can fundraise for my team/my individual goal?
A.  We have plenty of ideas on our Fundraising Tips page!


Q. How do I form a team?
A. You can form a team or join a team online. For more information, contact us at 503.546.7430 or racecure@komenoregon.org.

Q. What are the benefits of a team?
A. Forming or joining a team multiplies the fun you will have on Race day. You can create a team to celebrate a survivor or honor someone you have lost. You can also create a corporate team and get your entire company involved. To learn more check out the Team Rewards page.

Q. Do teams have to fundraise?
A. Teams are not required to fundraising but we strongly encourage fundraising. Fundraising as a team can be fun. Click here to get a list of fundraising events your team can do.

Q. One of my team members registered as an individual when they meant to join my team. How do they correct this?
A. Please contact racecure@komenoreogn.org to get this corrected.

Q. Can donations made to a team be split or shared among team members?
A. We are unable to split or transfer donations between individual and team accounts.

Q. Will there be an area for my team to meet-up on Race day?
A. That is for your Team Captain to determine. You may use your participant center as a means of coordinating meeting places day of Race.

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