2015 Cleveland - October 3

Register for the Cleveland Get Your Rear in Gear® 5K Run/Walk to help raise funds for colon cancer awareness efforts in the Cleveland area. Monies raised will stay in our community, helping with prevention, early detection and treatment, and healthy living projects for this disease. The event includes refreshments, tech shirts and marathon quality medals for age group winners.  Get Your Rear in Gear provides a special opportunity to honor survivors and those lost to colon cancer in our community.
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Saturday, October 3, 2015


Edgewater Park
Cleveland, OH
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5K Run/Walk Adult:  $30 until September 14; $35 after September 14 and on Race Day
5K Run/Walk Youth (12 and under):  $12 until September 14; $15 after September 14 and on Race Day
Kids' Fun Run (10 and under):  $12 until September 14; $15 after September 14 and on Race Day
**We do our best to ensure everyone gets the shirt size they order but to be guaranteed your requested size please register by September 14**

Can't attend in person? Become a Virtual Racer!
Adult Virtual Racer: $30

Youth Virtual Racer: $12
(Online only)
Please note: fees are non-refundable and race bibs are non-transferable

Online Registration 
Closing Date:
Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Event Schedule:

Registration: 7:30 AM

Opening Ceremony/Team Awards: 8:30 AM
Kids Fun Run: 8:45 AM
5K Timed Run: 9:00 AM 
5K Walk: 9:05 AM
Runner Awards/Closing Ceremony: 10:15 AM 

Packet Pickup:
Fleet Feet Sports, Northfield location
114 E Aurora Rd #200
Northfield, OH 44067 
Friday, October 2, 2015
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Packets can also be picked up on race morning beginning at 7:30 AM

Important information for teams:

Team Captains
 MUST register first and create their team name during the registration process. Team Members should register after the team captain has registered and created the team. Team members will then select the team name from the drop down box on the registration form during registration.

Online Fundraising

A fundraising page will automatically be created for you once you have completed your online registration! Teams and individuals can then personalize your page and invite your friends & family to make a donation online. You will receive an email on how to access your fundraising page.

For more information, contact:

Kevin Hoffman

For more information or to find Get Your Rear in Gear events in other cities visit our website
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Thank you supporting the Colon Cancer Coalition through the Cleveland Get Your Rear in Gear 5K event. With your help, we are working to increase knowledge of this disease and its warning signs, and positively impact screening rates from this highly preventable cancer. Tell everyone you know to talk to their doctor today about colon cancer screening.
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85 percent of goal achieved.
Team Honor Roll
Top Fundraisers

Adult 5K Runner

  1. $500 Milestone Danielle Berris - $639.00
  2. $500 Milestone Claire Lucas - $500.00
  3. $100 Milestone Personal Gift Heidi Walters - $164.00
  4. $100 Milestone Laura Brown - $153.00
  5. $100 Milestone Kristin Castrilla - $138.00

Youth 5K Runner

  1. $50 Milestone Chloe Brown - $66.00

Adult 5K Walker

  1. $750 Milestone Personal Gift Lisa Hegemier - $900.00
  2. $750 Milestone Personal Gift Samantha Caliendo - $785.00
  3. $250 Milestone Lezlianne Parsons - $357.00
  4. $100 Milestone Karen Miller - $206.00
  5. $100 Milestone Eileen Morgan - $188.00

Youth 5K Walker

Adult Virtual Racer

Kids' Fun Run

  1. $50 Milestone Simone Miller - $61.00
  2. Ruby Brown - $13.00
  3. Trinity Bell - $13.00
Recent Donors

North Shore Gastroenterology

Cleveland Clinic

Ms. Lisa Hegemier

Mr. Marco Diaz

Elizabeth Booth