Benefiting the American Lung Association, this 5K is a community awareness event to raise funds for education, advocacy and research to end lung cancer. Join our force of volunteers at the LUNG FORCE 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at John Howell Park. LUNG FORCE is a powerful movement, building on the passion and commitment of women and men nationwide to stand against lung cancer and for lung health.
What is the registration fee?
$15 for children 12 and under
$30 for adults
How long is the run/walk?
5K (3.1 miles)
What time should I be there?
8:00 AM: Check-in, festivities, heroes and more...
9:00 AM: Run/Walk starts
What should I bring?
Please bring any additional fundraising dollars you have collected and not yet turned in. If your donors would like to be thanked after the event and receive a tax receipt, make sure to fill out the Donor Form completely and turn it in with your donations. Make sure to dress appropriately for the weather conditions; sunscreen, sunglasses, and comfortable shoes. In case of inclement weather, bring an umbrella or rain jacket. And of course, wear as much turquoise as possible.
What do I do if it rains?
The LUNG FORCE Run/Walk will go on rain or shine! In the case of inclement weather, your local event staff will notify participants of alternate plans.
Where should I park?
Parking is available at Inman Middle School. Directions
Are pets allowed?
Yes, pets are encouraged if on a leash.
Will there be water and medical service available?
Yes, water is located at designated stations. Medical staff will be on-site for those who need any assistance throughout the event. Any volunteer can help put you in contact with medical personnel.
Is there a registration fee? Do I have to raise money to participate in the walk?
There is a $30 registration fee for LUNG FORCE Run/Walks. Your registration fee qualifies you for a t-shirt and timing chip. Please keep in mind that LUNG FORCE is a fundraising event and all participants are encouraged to raise additional funds via online fundraising and fundraising events. Kick off your fundraising by making a personal donation of $33 toward your fundraising goal. Work with your local staff to develop a fundraising plan to hit your goal and check out our Fundraising Tools in your Participant Center for more information.
How do I get a commemorative LUNG FORCE Run/Walk t-shirt?
Every participant who registers and pays the $30 registration fee will receive a commemorative t-shirt. There are several other incentives and additional LUNG FORCE merchandise available for purchase in our store.
Is there a minimum age to participate?
Anyone can join a LUNG FORCE Run/Walk. Participants five years and over must register as participants. Those under five years are encouraged to register and must be accompanied by an adult 21 years or older at the event. And remember, kids can raise funds, too!