REGISTRATION INFORMATION & RACE DAY DETAILS – JOIN US ON RACE DAY!
YOU CAN STILL REGISTER FOR THE ACADIANA RACE FOR THE CURE NOW THROUGH RACE DAY!
Haven’t registered yet? Not a problem! You can register Thursday and Friday, February 22nd & 23rd, 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 there to assist you from 7am – 6pm.
Race Day Registration will also open at 2:00pm.
Have questions? Call our office at 337.993.5745. If we are otherwise occupied and cannot answer, please leave a message and we will call you back promptly!
Registration costs are the following:
Adults: $35.00 Survivor: $30.00 Youth: $ 15.00
Our Staff and one of our many wonderful volunteers look forward to serving you between 7am-6pm at Packet Pick up to get your packet or get you registered! If you are a team captain, you, or a team representative, can pick up the whole team, just please make sure you communicate that to your team!
FOOD TICKETS FOR SALE AT PACKET PICK UP & RACE DAY!
Each Adult Race Bib includes 2 complimentary beverage tickets.
Additional beverage and food tickets will be available for purchase at Packet Pickup and Race Day.
We will have 5 wonderful food vendors on Race Day, Pot & Paddle, Romacelli Bistro e Vino, Super One, Coca- Cola, and Kona Ice! Tickets for food/beverages will be on sale at Packet Pick up and on Race Day, and cost $1.00 per ticket. Buy your food tickets early and avoid waiting in line on Race Day. Your tickets can be used to purchase the following:
Pot & Paddle:
Bowl of Chicken & sausage gumbo (5 Tickets)
Bowl of Jambalaya (5 tickets)
Romacelli Bistro e Vino:
1 pizza slice (5 tickets)
1 pizza, 8 slices (20 tickets)
Bowl of Chili (4 tickets)
Pulled pork sandwich (5 tickets)
Soft drinks/water: (2 tickets)
Beer: (4 tickets)
MERCHANDISE FOR SALE AT PACKET PICKUP & RACE DAY!
We will have lots of Merchandise available for purchase, including our new Acadiana Flag and Hope merchandise that were locally designed and created! Click here to view the full album of the merchandise available for purchase: https://www.facebook.com/pg/KomenAcadiana/photos/?tab=album&album_id=10156317263758478
If you have any questions, please call our office at 337.993.5745.
MAPS/PARKING FOR RACE DAY
Sugar Mill Pond is a beautiful, sprawling neighborhood with lots of available parking. If you are unable to find parking, please note that Ascension High School has graciously approved the use of their parking lot for Race Day.
The Kids Korner, Race Day Expo & Registration open at 2pm, so get there early, park and have some fun!
Below are maps of the Expo Area, 5k and 1 mile routes:
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
The following is the itinerary for Race Day!
- 2:00 pm Race Registration Opens, Expo Area Opens, Pre-Race Activities & Kids Korner Opens
- 4:00 pm Survivor Celebration at Romacelli Bistro e Vino, Sugar Mill Pond (220 Prescott Blvd, Youngsville, LA 70592)
- 4:45 pm Survivor Parade
- 5:00 pm Race Line Up
- 5:30 pm 1 mile & 5k Fun Run(s) Begin
- 6:15 Closing Ceremonies, Awards, Concert & More
General Race Information
- When is the Race?
- The Race will be held on February 24, 2018. The Race start time will be at 5:30pm.
- Where is the Race?
A. The Race will be held Sugar Mill Pond, a beautiful development in Youngsville, Louisiana.
- How much is the registration fee?
Adult, $35.00; Survivor: $30.00, Youth, $15.00
- 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.
GENERAL RACE INFORMATION
- 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!
- How can I register?
A. You can also register offline by downloading this formand bringing it to 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, February 22nd & 23rd.
- How will I receive my Race packet including t-shirt?
Packet Pick up at 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, February 22nd & 23rd. If you are unable to pick up your packet during these days/times, it will be available for you at the Registration Tent on Race Day, February 24, 2018, starting at 2pm.
- 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.
- 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.
- Are pet and strollers allowed at the event?
A. Pets are strongly discouraged from being at the event, but strollrs are permitted.
- 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.
- 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 $200,000 to support local screening, treatment and educational programs in our community!
- Does the money raised stay right here in our community?
A. Yes! Up to seventy-five percent (75%) 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 (25%) supports Komen’s national research and training grants program
- Where do I send donations?
A. Komen Acadiana
Att. Race Fundraising
P O Box 51597
Lafayette, LA 70505
Mail-in donations must be received by March 1, 2018, for donations to be credited toward your fundraising goal. Any donations received after that date will be counted as general Race donations.
- Is there a deadline for fundraising?
A. All donations on your behalf that are received by March 1, 2018 will be credited to your fundraising total; however, Komen Acadiana accepts donations all year long to fund local community grants and research!
- When will I receive my fundraising incentives?
A. Your fundraising incentives are calculated based on the total fundraising dollars you have collected. Your incentives will be included in your Race packet, which will be available at Packet Pick up and on Race Day.
- What are some ways I can fundraise for my team/my individual goal?
A. We have plenty of ideas on our Fundraising Tips page! Please go to Komenacadiana.org/race to find more!
- 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 337-93-5745 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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 our Team Rewards page at www.komenacadiana.org/race.
- Do teams have to fundraise?
A. Teams are not required to fundraise but we strongly encourage fundraising, and this will help our affiliate fund those local grants and lifesaving research. Fundraising as a team can be fun. Click here to get a list of fundraising events your team can do.
- One of my team members registered as an individual when they meant to join my team. How do they correct this?
A. Please contact our office at 337.993.5745 to get this corrected, or send an email to email@example.com.
- 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.
- Will there be an area for my team to meet-up on Race day?
A. Team Hangout is a great way to celebrate together on Race Day. To register for 10×10 Team Tent space please complete the form in the Teams Packet. For more information, contact us at 337-993-5745, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your support! Please reach out to our office either by calling 337.993.5745 or emailing us at email@example.com with any questions you may have!