Q. When is the Race?
A. The Race will be held on September 24, 2016. The Race start time will be at 7:30 a.m for the 5K Timed event; 9:00 a.m. for the first of three rolling starts for the 5K Untimed event and 10:00 a.m. for the 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk.
Q. Where is the Race?
A. The Race will be held at ONEOK Field, 201 N. Elgin Ave in Downtown Tulsa.
Q. How much is the registration fee?
Q. Is my registration fee tax-deductible?
A. No, your registration fee helps defray the costs of producing the Race and is not considered tax-deductible. However, any amount that you choose to donate above the entry fee is tax-deductible.
Q. What is included in the registration fee?
A. You will get a Race number, a bib, a Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® t-shirt, and a great feeling! Please note: Do NOT change or swap a 5K Timed Bib with another participant. The bib number has been specifically assigned to you. If you need a new bib number please contact Komen Tulsa either at the Komen Tulsa office, packet pickup locations or at the registration table on Race Day. If you want to run in a timed event, we strongly encourage you to pick up your packet prior to Race Day, Saturday, Sept. 24th.We cannot guarantee you will be ready when the start gun goes off if you choose to register the morning of our Race.
Q. How can I register?
A. You can register online by clicking here. You can also register offline by downloading the 2016 Registration Form and mailing it to the address below: 1560 E. 21st Street, Suite 202, Tulsa, OK 74114
Q. How will I receive my Race packet including t-shirt?
A. Race participants can either pick up their packet at multiple packet pick up locations prior to Saturday, September 24th or they can be mailed to the address provided for a $5 additional charge.
Q. How long is the Race?
A. The Race is a 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. If you are unable to walk or run, you can still register and join us on Race day. We are always looking for people to cheer on our runners and walkers. We also have our Sleep in for the Cure option for those who are out of town, work nights or just enjoy their sleep. You will get the same t-shirt, bib and great feeling, but you can stay home and snooze your way to finding the cures for breast cancer.
Q. How can I become a volunteer?
A. The success of the Komen Tulsa 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.
Q. Are pet and strollers allowed at the event?
A. Pets are permitted, as long as they are on a leash and well behaved. All pets the responsibility of the owner and they are not permitted on Race Transportation shuttle services. Strollers are also permitted.
Q. What if it rains?
A. Komen holds the right to cancel or change the date or location of the Race in its sole discretion, including in the circumstance of extreme weather. It is likely, however, that the event will happen rain or shine. Please dress accordingly.
Q. Does the Komen Race for the Cure® require fundraising?
A. You are not required to fundraise, but we do encourage all participants to fundraise above the entry fee. Just Imagine the IMPACT - If every Race participant raises just $100 in addition to their registration fee, we would bring in an additional $600,000 to support local screening, treatment and educational programs in our community!
Q. Does the money raised stay right here in our community?
A. Yes! Up to seventy-five percent of the net income from the Race stays right here in our community to fund vital breast cancer health education and breast cancer screening and treatment programs.
The remaining twenty-five percent supports Komen’s national research and training grants program
Q. Where do I send donations?
A. Participants and/or donors can drop off or mail donations to the Komen Tulsa offices: 1560 E. 21st Street, Suite 202, Tulsa, OK 74114
For donations on behalf of an individual participant or a team, please include that information with your check. Click here to download the 2016 Individual Donation/Fundraising Form.
Q. Is there a deadline for fundraising?
A. All donations on your behalf that are received by October 31, 2016 will be credited to your fundraising total.
Q. When will I receive my fundraising incentives?
A. Fundraising incentives will be presented to Team Captains and Team Members during the weeks leading up to the Race and in the month of October while fundraising is still open. Upon registration, look for your e-communications regarding fundraising incentives and prizes, including gift cards, merchandise, airlines miles and trips.
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 (918) 392-2745 ext. 202 or firstname.lastname@example.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. Click here to download the 2016 Team Donation/Fundraising form.
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 email@example.com 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. Teams can meet anywhere in or near ONEOK Field, but we encourage Teams to consider Komen Tulsa’s Team Tailgating Village. For a nominal fee, you will be provided use for the morning of a Team Tailgating Tent, including up to 50 breakfasts, drinks and your own Team Tailgating Banner for you to keep as a keepsake of the experience. Click here to purchase your Team Tailgating Tent!