Ready to Pink out the Pond? Join us!
Haven’t registered yet?
Haven’t registered yet? Not a problem! You can register TODAY and TOMORROW, March 23 & 24, at our Packet Pick up location, Courtesy Lincoln, which is located at 4010 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70503. One of our many volunteers will be here to assist you from 7am – 6pm.
Race Day Registration will also open at 4:30pm.
Want to honor someone you love? You now have to opportunity to purchase LED light up Survivor Roses to honor the special survivor in your life. These roses will be released into the pond at Sugar Mill Pond during the survivor ceremony. The roses will be available for purchase in advance, and at race day, for a suggested donation of $10.00. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or purchase one at Packet Pickup or on Race Day!
Maps & Parking
Sugar Mill Pond is a beautiful sprawling neighborhood with lots of parking, in the neighborhood. Ascension High School has graciously approved the use of their parking lot as well.
The Kids Korner and Race Day Expo & Registration open at 4:30, so get there early, park and have some fun!
Race Day Schedule
General Race Information
Q. When is the Race?
A. The Race will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The Race start time for the one mile will be at 6:15pm, with the 5k to follow at 6:30.
Q. Where is the Race?
A. The Race will be held at Sugar Mill Pond, 101 Waterview, Youngsville, LA.
Q. How much is the registration fee?
A. $30 Survivor
$35 Adult 1 mile or 5k
$15 Children 12 & under
$30 Virtual Runner (a participant that cannot attend Race day that is supporting Race for the Cure virtually)
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!
Q. How will I receive my Race packet including t-shirt?
A. Packet Pickup will be held on March 23 & 24, 2017. Courtesy Lincoln, 4010 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Lafayette, LA 70503.
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, 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 Acadiana 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.
Q. Are pet and strollers allowed at the event?
A. Pets are prohibited from the event, but strollers are permitted.
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 $300,000 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. Mail your donations to:
Attn: Acadiana Race for the Cure
P O Box 51597
Lafayette, LA 70505
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 March 25, 2017 will be credited to your fundraising total.
Q. When will I receive my fundraising incentives?
A. If you have donated one of the amounts indicated on our “Rewards” tab, you will receive the benefits listed there in your Race packet.
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 10 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 337-993-5745 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 us at 337-993-5745 or 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. Team Tailgate is a great way to celebrate on Race Day. To register for a 10×10 Team Tailgate spot please complete the form in the Teams Packet. For more information, contact us at 337-993-5745, or email us at email@example.com.