Seattle - 2016

Register for Get Your Rear in Gear – Seattle, a 5K Run/Walk and Kids' Fun Run to help raise funds for colon cancer awareness efforts in the Seattle-area. Money raised will stay in our community to encourage screening and education for the nation’s No. 2 cancer killer. With your help, we can increase positively impact screening rates for this highly preventable cancer.

Past Events and Photos

Get Your Rear in Gear® – Seattle

Saturday, September 24, 2016 
Newton Timing Race Results 

Join the local conversation!

facebook_32.png  twitter_32.png

Marymoor Park
6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast, Redmond, WA 98052  

Follow the signs to the velodrome
Parking is free for race particpants
Start/Finish is near Parking Lot I


Through September 21 (6 p.m.):

  • Adult: $35
  • Youth (12 and under): $15
  • Kids Fun Run (10 and under): $15

After September 21 until Race Day:

  • Adult: $40
  • Youth (12 and under): $20
  • Kids Fun Run (10 and under): $20

Please note: fees are non-refundable and race bibs are non-transferable

Online Registration closes Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 6 p.m. CST. You are not guaranteed a race shirt after this time.

Chance Drawing

Want to win a $250 Brooks gift certificate? Each person that donates $50 or more is automatically entered in the chance drawing. One per person. 10 winners will be selected, so may the odds be in your favor! 

Event Schedule 

  • Registration: 7:30 a.m.
  • Words from Survivor, Kenny Toye: 8:25 a.m.
  • Kid Fun Run: 8:35 a.m.
  • 5K Timed Run: 8:45 a.m.
  • 5K Walk: 8:50 a.m.
  • Awards and Chance Drawings 
  • *Note change

    Course Map

    Course Map 

    Pre-Packet Pick Up

    Friday, September 23, 11AM - 1PM and 4:00- 7:00 PM
    Super Jock 'N Jill
    16095 Cleveland Street
    Redmond, WA 98052

    Enjoy post-run refreshments, tech shirts for all participants, marathon quality medals for age group winners and chance drawings!  The day includes opportunity to honor survivors and remember those lost to colon cancer.

    For more information, contact:

    Misty Malone
    Local Event Director, Get Your Rear in Gear - Seattle
    Email Misty

    Christina Monsour
    Program Manager, Colon Cancer Coalition

    Email Christina 

A great team needs a great captain.

And we’re here to help you with the details.

Team in colonTeam captains must register first and create their team name during the registration process. Team members can then join the team when they register by selecting the team name from the drop down box on the registration form.

Download Team Captain Packet

Team Captains! Watch your email for important race day information just for teams. Be sure you have selected to receive email communication from us, or you may miss some important details.

Team awards given on event day include:

  • Top Fundraising Team
  • Largest Team
  • Most Creative Team

Other awards may also be given at the discretion of the local event director.

Have Questions? Take a look at the team captain packet and our FAQ page.

Frequently Asked Questions

Every Dollar Counts

top fundraisersWe appreciate all fundraising efforts by our participants, no matter how large or small. Money raised by runners and walkers like you will help us reach our goals of increasing screening for the nation’s No. 2 cancer killer in your local community.

If each of you were to raise or donate just $35 the Colon Cancer Coalition would have an additional $1 million to help us reach the goal of an 80% colon cancer screening rate by the year 2018.

Download Fundraising Packet.jpg

An award will be giving to the Top Individual Fundraiser on event day.

A fundraising page will automatically be created for you once you have completed your online registration! Personalize your page and invite your friends & family to make a donation. 

Join Our Team!

volunteers.jpgAll Get Your Rear in Gear events are planned and run by groups of dedicated volunteers who want to make a difference in their local communities.

These committees can always use your help. We need people to help in advance with planning, marketing and securing sponsors, and on race day to help with set-up, registration, and more!

learn more.png

Can't attend in person?

Become a Virtual Racer!

rock climbing.jpg(Online only)

We all lead busy lives, by registering as a virtual racer you can help a team towards the Largest Team and Top Fundraising Team awards, but can do your own thing on race day.

Virtual racers receive an event shirt that can be picked up in person at packet pick-up or by a friend or family member on race day.

If you are a colon cancer survivor and register as a virtual racer you also receive a survivor shirt.

But you must sign up for this option before online registration closes!

learn more.png 

Contact Us!

Have questions? Need help with a registration? Want to sponsor?

Many answers can be found on our Frequently Asked Questions page. If you don't find your answer, please feel to reach out.

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information, contact

Campaign Progress
Make a gift!
146 percent of goal achieved.
Top Fundraisers

Adult 5K Runner

  1. $750 Milestone Personal Gift Heidi Green - $787.00
  2. $250 Milestone Personal Gift Jason Valle - $453.00
  3. $250 Milestone Personal Gift Matthew Gale - $344.00
  4. $250 Milestone Personal Gift Katie Matza - $300.00
  5. $250 Milestone Personal Gift Keely O'Neill - $293.00

Youth 5K Runner

Adult 5K Walker

  1. $250 Milestone Gordon Thomson - $393.00
  2. $250 Milestone Anita Isler - $371.00
  3. $250 Milestone sue southerland - $320.00
  4. $250 Milestone Personal Gift Michael Byrd - $260.00
  5. $100 Milestone Personal Gift Cindy Gallagher - $175.00

Youth 5K Walker

Adult Virtual Racer

  1. $50 Milestone Personal Gift Lauri DeVore - $50.00
  2. Personal Gift Darin Hosier - $35.00

Youth Virtual Racer

Kids Fun Run

  1. Personal Gift Maggie Willson - $10.00
Recent Donors

Genentech Inc

Eastside Endoscopy Center


Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Mrs. Heidi Green