2014 Chicago, IL

Register for Get Your Rear in Gear® 5K Run/Walk in Chicago to help raise funds for colon cancer awareness efforts in the Chicago-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.

This event is planned in partnership with the
Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation. 

Chris 4 Life Colon Cancer Foundation

Love Your Butt

Funds raised at Get Your Rear in Gear - Chicago will support the Love Your Butt campaign inspiring individuals to get screened for colon cancer.

Lurie Cancer Center

And the GI Oncology Program at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center to impact prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for the disease.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Montrose Harbor, Chicago, IL

5K Run/Walk Adult:  $30 until September 24 at midnight CT; $35 on Race Day
5K Run/Walk Youth (12 and under):  $15 until September 24 at midnight CT; $20 on Race Day
Kids Fun Run (12 and under): $15  until September 24 at midnight CT; $20 on Race Day

Can't attend in person? Become a Virtual Racer!
Adult Virtual Racer: $30
Youth Virtual Racer: $15
(Online only)
Please note: fees are non-refundable and race bibs are non-transferable

Online Registration Closing Date:
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Event Schedule:
Registration: 7:00 AM
Kids Fun Run: 8:00 AM
Awards and speakers: 8:10 AM
5K Timed Run: 8:30 AM 
5K Walk: 8:35 AM
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Packet Pickup:
Fleet Feet Sports Lincoln Square
4762 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago IL, 60625
Friday, September 26
12 PM-8 PM

 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:

Flannery Buchanan
Email Flannery

Candice Washilewski
Email Candice 
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 Chicago in Partnership with Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation 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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126 percent of goal achieved.
Team Honor Roll
Top Fundraisers

Adult 5K Runner

  1. Tiana Evans - $3,910.00
  2. Johnnie Harris - $3,060.00
  3. Shannon Suleymanov - $1,925.00
  4. Susie Arnold - $1,643.00
  5. Madonna Halicki - $1,395.00

Kids' Fun Run

Youth 5K Runner

Adult 5K Walker

  1. Bayo Adewo - $3,500.00
  2. Sarah Schettler - $1,425.00
  3. Kemi Adebajo - $500.00
  4. Loan Glen - $436.00
  5. Cristina Garcia - $350.00

Youth 5K Walker

  1. Ryan Glen - $255.00

Adult Virtual Racer

  1. Beth RYAN - $100.00
  2. Elizabeth Dickson - $100.00
  3. Jocelyn Toney - $100.00
  4. Judy Musick - $100.00
  5. Gina Hawk - $70.00
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