General Race Information
Q. When is the Race?
A. The Race will be held on Saturday, September 30th. The Race start time will begin at 6:30am with the half marathon. See the race schedule for full race details.
Q. Where is the Race at?
A. The Race will be held River Spirit Casino Resort (8330 Riverside Parkway, Tulsa, OK 74137).
Q. How much is the registration fee?
A. Depending on the length and whether you want to be timed, each race entry fee is different. The prices are as follows:
- Half Marathon - $75
- 5K Timed - $35,
- 5K Untimed - $30
- 1-mile Fun Run - $30
- Youth - $20
*This is regular pricing. For people who take advantage of early bird pricing, $5 will be deducted from the race cost. Additionally, survivors will receive a $5 discount.
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 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® t-shirt, and a great feeling! (Participants in the half marathon will receive a dry-fit t-shirt, a medal, and a special race bib.) 1/2 Marathon Runners will also receive a timed chip.
Q. How can I register?
A. You can register online by clicking here. You can also register offline by stopping by the Komen Tulsa Office located at 1560 E 21st Street, Suite 202, Tulsa, OK 74114. Paper registration forms will be available to print off and mail soon.
Q. How will I receive my Race packet including t-shirt?
A. You can choose to have your race packet mailed to you for a $10 charge or it will be available during packet pick-up.
Q. How long is the Race?
A. The length varies on the race. The half marathon race is approximately 13.1 miles. The 5K route is approximately 3.1 miles. There is also a shorter route option (approximately 1 mile). You may choose to walk or run any 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.
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. You may also email Abbi Lee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q. Are pets and strollers allowed at the event?
A. Pets are allowed if they purchase a pet's ticket. They are $10 and can be purchased with an adult registration. We encourage all pets to dress up! Strollers are welcomed at any of our untimed events.
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 $500,000 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. Come by the Komen Tulsa Office or mail it to us: 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.
Q. Is there a deadline for fundraising?
A. All donations on your behalf that are received by October 31, 2017 will be credited to your fundraising total.
Q. When will I receive my fundraising incentives?
A. Your fundraising incentives are calculated based on the total fundraising dollars you have collected. Incentives are mailed after the close of our Race fundraising season, and you can expect to receive your prize sometime in November 2017. Prizes are not cumulative.
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. To be considered an official team, you will need 2 or more registered members by the morning of the Race. You can form a team or join a team online. For more information, contact us at 918-392-2745 or email@example.com.
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 fundraise 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 Abbi at 918-392-2745 or email firstname.lastname@example.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. You will need to coordinate an area on the race site among your teammates. If you would like, we have team tailgating tents to purchase for $350 that includes a tent, a team banner, and 25 breakfasts.