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

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Sunday, September 7th, the Topeka community suffered the loss of CPL Jason Harwood in the line of duty.  The Topeka Policy Department issued the following statement to the RABC, “In light of our recent tragedy, I must notify each of you of our unavailability for September 13th.  Planning is underway for CPL Jason Harwood’s funeral to be held this Saturday September 13th.”  In respect for the funeral of Topeka CPL Jason Harwood on September 13th, the 23rd RABC 5K is being postponed to October 24 & 25th.  Our thoughts and prayers are with CPL Harwood’s family, friends and the Topeka Police Department.

Online Registration is now open!  Please read all of the below information regarding registration and race rules before registering online.   

  • Online registration is available with a service fee through Chronotrack.com services is provided and will be accessible through our website. Please click here to register onlineOnline registrations are not complete without payment.  A convenience fee of 6.75% plus $1.00 will be added to online and credit card paid registrations.
  • A paper form for our 2014 5K Run/Walk is available by clicking here: Regular entry form good until October 18
  • Please note there are no refunds on registrations.  If you have already registered prior to September 8th and you are unable to make the October 25th event, you have several options.  1) you may request your registration be credited to you as a charitable tax donation or 2) you may request that a new registrant take your place.  If you request a new registrant take your place, please send us the new registrant’s first & last name, date of birth, gender, mailing address, email address, if they are walking or running, shirt size desired and if they are a breast cancer survivor.  Please contact us by email at rabctopeka@juno.com

Join us Friday, October 24 for our On-site Registration, Registration Packet Pickup, Silent Auction, Complimentary dinner and lots of surprises and entertainment! The 5K Run/Walk Event will be on Saturday, October 25. All events will be at Washburn University Law Campus, 18th & MacVicar, Topeka. We are pleased to announce that Don & Barbara Stone, owners of the Topeka Roadrunners, are our 2014 5K Honorary Chairs!

See our FAQ list below the information on registration categories, awards and rules. To see this year’s route please click on Course Description-2013 Race Against Breast Cancer.

Registration

Please read all of the below information regarding registration and race rules before registering online.

  • Online registration is available with a service fee through Chronotrack.com services is provided and will be accessible through our website. Please click here to register online. Online registrations are not complete without payment.  A convenience fee of 6.75% plus $1.00 will be added to online and credit card paid registrations.
  • Online registration will be available for the following registrant categories:

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Regular Registration – August 8 thru October 17 – 5K Run or Walk-RABC

Individual registration – $30
Team registration – $25 each.  Team registration requires at least five members and designation of team name.

The fee pays for participant’s entrance and an event t-shirt.  Each participant needs to complete a registration form.  Each participant will need to pick up their own participant packet.  Participant packets will be available on Friday, October 24 from 4:00 – 7:00pm at Washburn University Law Campus south terrace or Saturday morning at the same location between 7:30 – 9:00am.

Late Registration – October 18 thru October 25 – 5K Run or Walk-RABC

Individual registration – $35
Team registration – $30 each.  Team registration requires at least five members and designation of team name.

The fee pays for participant’s entrance and an event t-shirt.  Each participant needs to complete a registration form.  Each participant will need to pick up their own participant packet.  Participant packets will be available on Friday, October 24 from 4:00 – 7:00pm at Washburn University Law Campus south terrace or Saturday morning at the same location between 7:30 – 9:00am.

Team Registration Names

Congratulations on the following teams for reaching official team status:
4 Beauties & A Beast – Captain Diane Dale
Advanced Chiropractic Services – Captain Emma Veyna
Advisors Excel – Captain Amy Whitaker
AGA – Captain Nickie Roberts
Babs Tatas – Captain Kristina Fry
Bartlett & West – Captain Rebecca Collins
BCBSKS – Captain Amy Martens
Big or Small, Save Them All – Captain Tribikram Dawadi
Breast Friends – Captain Beth Harman
Breast Friends United – Captain Debbie Meador
Breast Investors – Captain Kelly Geller
Busted – Captain Vandi Jacques-Craig
City of Topeka – Captain Mishelle Wilcox
Collins Park – Captain Adam Weaver
Commerce Cares – Captain Tricia Olson
Dancing Babes – Captain Pooja Dhir
Debi and the Dynamos – Captain Debi Stark
Determinators – Captain Shawn Shroyer
Do It for Deb! – Captain Alex Williamson
Dude and 4 Girls – Captain Joyce Busey
Forshee 5 – Captain Chris Forshee
Grandma’s Gladiators – Captain Linda McBride
Hogan’s Heroes – Captain Melissa Wood
Hope on the Move – Captain Shannon Peavler
IB Running for Breast Cancer – Captain Christine Potter
It’s a Family Thing – Captain Jolene French
Jen’s Battling Brigade – Captain Sarah Fetterhoof
Kansas Hospital Association – Captain Cindy Samuelson
Karen’s Crew – Captain David Rodeheffer
Karla’s Kare Bears – Captain Natalie Johnson
Kickin Asphalt – Captain Sarah Overbaugh
Kinfolk Kickers – Captain Bernadine Faulkner
Knapp Family – Captain Walter Knapp
KPERS Crusaders – Captain Elaine Gaer
KT’s TATA’s – Captain Katy nelson
Laurie’s Ladies – Captain Marvene DeVader
Lisa’s Legacy – (Lisa Chapman Team) – Captain Stacey Deiter
Making Strides for Jennifer – Captain Sharon Anderson/Jennifer Kidd
Mama’s for Tata’s – Captain Shannon Green
Mars Topeka – Captain Chris Contee
Mean Pink Fighting Machine – Captain Alana Grisell
Mulvane Art Museum/St Francis Art & Wellness Class – Captain Jane Hanni
NaNa’s Angels – Captain Heather Anno
Nancy White – Captain Nancy White
Nancy’s Crew – Captain William Eaken
Nunu Warriors – Captain Jennifer Hale
One Is The New Two – Captain Morgan Catt
PeeWee’s People – Captain Jonathan Alonozo
Pennie – Captain Catherine Esquibel
Quality Pest Control – Captain Janelle Hamilton
Rack Pack – Captain Jessie Noble
Save Second Base – Captain Rachel Cunningham
Save the Boobies – Captain Judi Long
Save the Girls – Captain Melissa Penry
Saving 2nd Base – Captain Kathleen Heaney
Schuette Sisters – Captain Jessica Schuette
Soaring Hawks – Captain Terri Hodge
Sole Mates – Captain Amy White
Sonja’s Family – Captain Anna Marcotte
Sonolicious – Captain Kim Bond
Summer Fans! – Captain Terri Coon
Supporting Sista’s – Captain Sandra Cushinberry
SV Lab – Captain Anita Young
Swoboda – Captain Cindy Swoboda
Ta-Ta Bragade – Captain Brenda Martinek
Ta Ta Supporters – Captain Emilee Harris
ta ta trotters – Captain Donna Greenley
Team Darlene – Captain Lisa Temeyer
Team DST/Head Start – Captain Tami Farr-Smith
Team Fluffy Girl – Captain Julie Nischan
Team Jamie – Captain Kathy Barkes
Team Leiker – Captain Amy Wright
Team Leslie – Captain Dana Wurdeman
Team Lois – Captain Leslee Bartell
Team Lou – Captain Michelle Thomasset
Team McKinley – Captain Jessica McKinley
Team Melissa – Captain Melissa Coburn
Team MK – Captain Keith Henderickson
Team Munoz – Captain Maria Cerca
Team Oehrig – Captain Brian Oehrig
The “A” Team – Captain Lisa Spangler
The Fast Team – Captain Darrin Loewen
The Pink Ladies – Captain Rachelle Patterson
The Quirky Quintuple – Captain Stephanie Malcom
The Rack Pack – Captain Jaime McKinley
The Saints – Captain Kim Bush
Treasured Chests – Captain Stefanie Bevitt
Triple Ps-Patty’s Perky Pals – Captain Diana Haden
V Team – Captain Marla Broxterman
walking with grace – Captain Linda Pape
Wild Walkers-Weight Watchers – Captain Martha Dixon
WTF-Where’s the Finish – Captain Marc Price
WVCC Walkers – Captain Leigh Rush
ZTA – Captain MacKenzie Anderson

Volunteer – $25

This category is for those who are interested in volunteering only at our event and wish to receive an event t-shirt and event packet. Entry into the running competition or walking event is not available with this option.

Donation – No Race – $25

This category is for those who are interested in donating to the RABC and receiving an event t-shirt and event packet. Entry into the running competition or walking event is not available with this option.

Fri Nite registrationEvent Kick Off Night/Packet Pickup/Silent Auction – October 24th

Join us from 4:00 to 7:00pm at Washburn University Law School, south terrace! We will have onsite registration, pre-registered packet pick up, light supper provided by ClubHouse Inn, PT’s Caffee & Roasterie, live DJ by Ad Astra Mobile DJs & Event Solutions, silent auction, face painter, team mascots and so much more!

 

 

Awards

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

Rules

  • 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

FAQ

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 map here.

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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