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8th Teal Ribbon 5K Run/Walk to Fight Ovarian Cancer

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May 7, 2017 (Sunday)
5 K
Dravo Plaza/Riverfront
Wilmington, Delaware
Click to go to the web site for the 8th Teal Ribbon 5K Run/Walk to Fight Ovarian Cancer in Wilmington, Delaware

This Run/Walk is the major fundraiser of the Delaware Ovarian Cancer Foundation (DOCF) in support of its mission. Event T-shirts guaranteed to pre-registrants. Team participation encouraged, so gather your family, friends, co-workers, etc. to join in the fun and support ovarian cancer awareness. Refreshments, children’s table (face painting, etc.), exhibitors and speakers also will be offered at this family friendly, fun event.

Prizes awarded for top runners/walkers in various age groups, and top teams and fundraisers. Visit our website, www.deovariancancer.org, for more information about DOCF and this special fundraiser, including registration information and forms.

Pre-Registration is $25 or Day-Of $30 ($20 for pre-reg students with student I.D. or $25 day-of); children 5 and under free (no event T-shirt). You also can register online at Races2Run.com.

USATF certified course; NOVA Timing Systems will chip time runners using the MYLAPS BibTag Timing System. Strollers prohibited in run portion; dogs prohibited at event due to insurance reasons.

Schedule of Events
7:45 am Registration Opens
8:15 am Survivors Group Photo
8:40 am Opening Ceremony
9:15 am Warm-up
9:30 am Run/Walk Begins

Honorary Co-Chairs:
Senator Karen Peterson
Representative Michael Ramone

Special Performance by the IMAGINATION PLAYERS!!

Memorial Dove Release courtesy of Thompson's Bird Farm prior to start of race.

DOCF will be collecting non-perishable items to donate to the Sunday Breakfast Mission in Wilmington, DE. Help those in need…drop your item(s) at the designated area at the Run/Walk.

Event Start Location
Dravo Plaza/Riverfront (under cranes) - Wilmington, Delaware

Course Description
USATF Certified course that starts and finishes at Dravo Plaza. Flat & fast!

Awards
-Awards for top male/female
-Awards for top 3 male/female in 10 year age groups 13 & under through 70 & over
-Awards to top 3 male/female walkers
-Top 2 ovarian cancer survivors runners & walkers
-Prizes for highest pledges (team or individual)

Timing / Results
NOVA Timing Systems will chip time runners using the MYLAPS BibTag Timing System.
Results will be posted on the Races2Run website.

Post Race Activities
-Tee shirts to all pre-registered and to those race day while supplies last
-Post race refreshments

Directions
From I-95 South:
Take I-95 South to Exit 6 (Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard). Turn left at the 4th traffic light onto Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Turn right at the 3rd traffic light onto South Madison Street.

From I-95 North:
Take I-95 North to Exit 6 (Maryland Avenue) and turn right onto Maryland Avenue. Follow the signs to the Riverfront, turning right just before the 1st traffic light. Turn right onto South Madison Street.

Parking
Free onsite parking.
 
 

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Retailers (near this event)
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