October 24 & 25, 2014 5K Run/Walk Event


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Thank you for your support of the 23rd 5K Run/Walk event!  Here are where you can find the results of the 5K Run 


Awards will be given to the participants who enter the running competition and wear an assigned microchip bib. The top 3 overall male and female runners will receive $100, $75 and $50 respectively. A Master’s Award of $75 will also be presented to the top male and female runners 50 years of age and older. Special awards will be presented to the top 3 male and female runners based on the following age groups:

  • Medal close up12 & Under
  • 13 – 19
  • 20 – 24
  • 25 – 29
  • 30 – 34
  • 35 – 39
  • 40 – 44
  • 45 – 49
  • 50 – 54
  • 55 – 59
  • 60 – 64
  • 65 & Over


  • All Runners must wear the race number provided and wear their runner chip in order to receive their race time.
  • Overall awards will be based on clock time; age-group awards will be based on chip time.
  • Runners are not allowed to push strollers. Walkers may push strollers, pull wagons or push wheelchairs, but they must begin at the back of the walker group.
  • No animals are allowed on the course at any time.
  • A signed waiver must be received for each participant on the course


What time is the event?

October 24 -Onsite Registration/Registration Packet Pickup/Silent Auction
4:00 – 7:00 pm

October 25 – 5K Run/Walk/Sales/Drawing
7:00-8:30 am – Check-In/Register
8:20-8:45 am – Dove release/warm up
9:00 am – Race Begins
10:00-10:30 am – Drawing/Awards


Are outside Vendors/Sales allowed at the 5K Event?

The annual 5K Run/Walk is the primary fundraiser for the Race Against Breast Cancer and provides the funds used to pay for screening and diagnostic mammograms through the Race Against Breast Cancer’s No-Cost Mammography program that benefits Northeast Kansans.  We do not allow outside sales or vendors at our 5K event that have not received prior approval from RABC 5K leadership.  If your group is interested in selling items at our event, please contact our office at (785) 271-1500.

When is the event?

All events take place at Washburn University Law Campus.

October 24 – Onsite registration/Early registration packet pickups/Silent Auction/Sales

October 25 – Onsite registration/Early registration packet pickups/Sales/Warm-up/5K Run/Walk/Drawing

Where is the event?

Washburn University Law School south terrace, 18th & MacVicar, Topeka, Kansas

Course Information

5K (3.1 miles) with splits provided at 1 mile and 2 mile markers with one water station at the 2 mile mark. See Course Description-2013 Race Against Breast Cancer.

Where can I park?

Free parking is available on the north & south sides of the WU Law School.

Do you offer Online Registration?

Yes, we offer online registration.  Please see our 5K page to register.

Onsite Registration

Available during October 24th evening event & October 25th day of race.  Credit cards accepted onsite with a service fee.

Are animals allowed?

No, animals are not allowed on the 5K course at any time during the event.

How is the race scored?

Microchip technology will be provided with results posted here after the 5K.   To be eligible for awards participants must be entered as runners and must wear their runner bib during the event.  Results will be posted after the 5K event on site as well as online.

Are Strollers, Wagons & Wheelchairs allowed?

NEW for 2014 – Anyone pushing a wheelchair or stroller must decide if they will be running or walking.  If they will be running while pushing a wheelchair or stroller they must begin at the end of the runner pack.  There will be NO exceptions.  If they will be walking while pushing a wheelchair or stroller they must begin at the end of the walker pack.  Anyone pulling a wagon must walk and begin at the end of the walker pack.  There will be NO exceptions.

The order of lineup at the start line will be:
1) Runners without strollers and wheelchairs
2) Runner with wheelchairs and strollers
3) Walkers
4) Walkers with wheelchairs/strollers/wagons

The order of lineup will be enforced for the safety and enjoyment of all. We also recommend those being pushed in wheelchairs/strollers be secured before taking their place in the lineup.   Hopefully this will be an enjoyable event for all registered participants and we can continue to allow runners with wheelchairs and strollers on a permanent basis.

Will there be event T-Shirts?

2014 5K shirt frontWith each paid registration participants can receive a shirt at no extra cost. The 2014 5K event shirt will be 50/50% cotton v-neck bright pink short sleeved t-shirts.

Breast Cancer Survivors

Scarf 3In addition to T-shirts, the Race Against Breast Cancer will honor all breast cancer survivors participating in the 5K event with a complimentary gift. This year’s gift will be a solid pink infinity scarf with pin set.

Thank you to our 2014 5K Sponsors

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Ken & Pam Alexander * Bartlett & West, Inc  *  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas * Capital City Bank  *  James Jr & Pamela Caplinger  *  ClubHouse Inn & Suites * FHL Bank Topeka  *  Kansas Hospital Association * Lincoln Center OB-GYN * Darin Loewen, D.D.S. * Radiology and Nuclear Medicine LLC  * Security Benefit * St. Francis General, Vascular & Bariatric Surgery at Tallgrass * Washburn University

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