General Race Information
Q. When is the Race?
A. The Race will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017.
Q. Where is the Race?
A. The Race will be held at NorthPark Center in Dallas.
Q. How much is the registration fee?
A. Adult - $35; Youth - $20; Virtual - $35
- Special $35 anniversary pricing thru September 1st
- Price raises to $40 starting September 2nd until Race Day
- Price raises to $45 on Race Day
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 bib and a Susan G. Komen Dallas Race for the Cure® t-shirt. Survivors will also receive a pink Survivor t-shirt.
Q. How can I register?
A. You can register online by clicking here. You can also register offline by downloading this form and mailing the form and payment to the address below: 5310 Harvest Hill Rd. Suite 120, Dallas TX 75230
Q. How will I receive my Race packet including t-shirt?
A. When you register before October 14th, you will have your packet mailed to the address identified on your Race form. Race participants who register after October 14th must go to NorthPark Center registration to pick up packets in person. If you were eligible for packet mailing, but did not receive your packet, please go to NorthPark to pick up your packet.
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, still register and join us on Race day. We are always looking for people to cheer on our runners and walkers. You must be a registered Race participant to walk/run the Race route.
Q. How can I become a volunteer?
A. The success of the Susan G. Komen Dallas Race for the Cure® 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 STRICTLY PROHIBITED from the event, but strollers are permitted. If you bring a stroller, please start at the back of the start line in the interest your safety as well as the other participants.
Q. What if it rains?
A. Komen Dallas County reserves 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. In the event of a cancellation, please keep in mind that all registration fees and donations are non-refundable and will be considered donations to Komen Dallas County.
Q. Does the Komen Dallas Race for the Cure® require fundraising?
A. Komen Dallas County strongly encourages 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 $1.2 million 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, screening, diagnostics, treatment, patient navigation, and transportation services to thousands of women and men who cannot afford breast health care. The remaining twenty-five percent supports Komen’s national research and training grants program
Q. Where do I send donations?
A. You can drop off donations at 5310 Harvest Hill Road, Suite 120, Dallas, TX 75230. Or mail to: P.O. Box 731696, Dallas, TX 75373-1696.
Please do not mail cash.
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 November 27, 2017 will be credited to your fundraising total.
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 5 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 214-750-7225 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. 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 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 a designated area for my team to meet-up on Race day?
A. No. Please decide on a meet-up place with your team prior to the Race.