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Join us for our 2nd annual Forest Acres 5K race and a day of family fun benefiting
the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in Columbia, SC!
5k Race- Run or Walk
Runners & Walkers- A timed run on a 5K course through beautiful Forest Acres. Click here for the course map. All finishers get ice cream from Baskin Robbins at the end! Also plan on attending the celebration festivities that follow on Thursday, May 22! All the events benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society- so have fun for a great cause!
Follow our Facebook page for updates & specials- www.facebook.com/conesforacure
Race Logistics and Locations
Race Date : Sat, May 10, 2014
Course: Enjoy a fun 3.1 mile course around beautiful Forest Lake in Forest Acres. Click here for the map!
Early Packet Pickup: Tentative: Friday, May 9, 2014, 3-6 PM, Baskin Robbins, 4711 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC
Registration & Packet Pickup: Tentative: Saturday, May 10, 2014: 6-7 AM, Baskin Robbins, 4711 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC
5K Start Time: 7:30 AM, Corner of Trenholm Road & Country Club Drive, Park at Baskin Robbins and it's a quick walk over to the start line.
5K Finish Line: Finish located on Forest Lake Place, parallel to Forest Drive. After the race head back to the Post Race Party at Baskin Robbins!
Awards, Door Prizes, & Ice Cream: 8- 9:30 AM, Head back to Baskin Robbins on Forest Drive, 4711 Forest Drive, Columbia, SC. All awards, post-race food, and ice cream will be given out at the Baskin Robbins Post Race Party.
Race Registration & Pricing
Earlybird Registration (through April 25): $20
Pre-Registration* (April 26- May 9): $25
Race Day Registration* (t-shirt not guaranteed) (May 10): $30
You can register here on this webpage or you can mail or fax us your registration form.
*After April 25, T-shirts will be given out while supplies last. If we do run out of t-shirts, you will receive a $5 discount on your race entry.
Coupons & Specials
All students can register for $5 off. HOW? Use coupon code "Student" when you register, and put your school name as your team name. (Bring your student ID to pick your packet up!)
All Cancer Survivors can register for $15. HOW? Use coupon code "SURVIVOR" when you register and put Survivor as your team name.
Spread the word! Copy us on an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) about the race to 10 or more friends, or tag us in a Facebook post (Tag: www.facebook.com/conesforacure ) about doing the race, and we'll reward you with a $5 off coupon for yourself!
Recruit 4 more friends and we can refund half of your registration fee! HOW? Have friends put your name online when we ask them "How'd they hear about Cones for a Cure?". You can get your refund right after the race!
Recruit 9 more friends and we will refund all of your registration fee! HOW? Have friends put your name online when we ask them "How'd they hear about Cones for a Cure?". You can get your refund right after the race!
Save the online registration fees by filling out a paper registration form and mailing or emailing it to us.
Family Festival Thursday, May 15th
Family Festival- 4-8 PM, Baskin Robbins
Bring the family for inflatables, a dunking booth, games, fire trucks, & 31¢ scoops from Baskin Robbins! Attending the event is free! We'll have raffles, prizes, and fun galore. Don't miss it!
A Concert for a Cure- 6-8 PM, Baskin Robbins
Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy great music featuring Columbia's very own rock band The Thunder Pigswho have been on XM 21 satellite radio.
Check them out at www.thethunderpigs.com
"Dogs Cone Wild" Dog Parade- 5:30 PM, Baskin Robbins
Dog Lovers- Bring your dog to participate in our one-of-a-kind Dog Parade! Sponsored by Shandon-Wood Animal Clinic, there will be awards given to the ugliest dog, cutest dog, and loudest dog- all voted on by a panel of judges. Our favorite is the dog-owner lookalike contest! All four-legged participants will get FREE Baskin Robbins ice cream.
Thanks to our sponsors:
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The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Our mission is to cure blood cancers and to improve the quality of lives of patients and their families.