A fun name for a fun event and a serious cause!
The Undy 5000 is a family-friendly 5K run/walk that was created by the Colon Cancer Alliance. It is unique because participants are encouraged to run in their boxers to bring attention to the area affected by colon cancer. We have found that by getting people talking about this disease, we can save lives!
Click this link for more information about this event:
How we will LEND A HAND
We will help with registration, cheering, water stations, food stations, set up, clean up, or wherever we're needed to make it a successful event!
Meet at volunteer check-in to meet each other and sign in with the organization to get assignments.
Please commit to a 2-3 hour timeframe if you cannot stay the entire time:
7:00 a.m. - Volunteers arrive and set up
7:30 a.m. - Race packet pickup & on-site registration
8:40 a.m. - Opening remarks
9:00 a.m. - 5K begins
9:10 a.m. - 1 Mile fun run begins
10:05 a.m. - Survivor recognition & awards ceremony
11:00 a.m. - Volunteers finish clean up
What to bring:
• Please wear casual, comfortable, weather-appropriate clothes (boxers if you'd like, and you will be provided a volunteer t-shirt to wear)
• A bottle of water for yourself
• A warm smile!
• If you would like to donate more than your time, feel free to invite someone to register for the run!
Directions and Parking:
Click the link in the location above to see a map to the event location.
Other Important Information:
If you are bringing a guest, please provide his/her name in the comments.
This is a child-friendly event. You must monitor your child at all times, and be fully responsible for them. Please note if you will bring a child (and child's age) along with your RSVP.
Additional information about Lend a Hand events, such as RSVPing, bringing guests, waiting lists, and last-minute dropouts is located on the 'Terms of Membership' page, please familiarize yourself with our current policies and procedures: http://www.meetup.com/LendaHand/about/
Join us and open your heart to LEND A HAND!
Please consider this seriously before you RSVP, it is very important that we have an accurate count a couple of days in advance to provide to the organization. Last-minute drop-outs are difficult to replace and reflect badly on our organization.
How the "Colon Cancer Alliance" helps our community:
The Colon Cancer Alliance, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 corporation. They are the leading national patient advocacy organization dedicated to increasing screening rates and survivorship.
For more information, visit their website: www.ccalliance.org