Save Your Breath 5K

Sat November 6, 2021 Augusta, ME 04347 US
Events

5K Run

$35 5:00AM EDT - 5:00PM EDT Registration ends November 5, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT

Walk

$35 5:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration ends November 5, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT

Race Walk

$35 5:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Registration ends November 5, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT
Place
31 Union Street
Augusta, ME US 04347
Description

We need your support more than ever.  Covid19 has swept across the United States closing businesses, disrupting the health and safety of our community.  Lung cancer patients are at greater risk, as the disease attacks the lungs.  The money raised this year will once again stay in Maine to help our at risk community.

Awards will be presented after the event. This event is a fundraiser to help support Free ME from Lung Cancer's mission ~ research, help uninsured high risk patients get early detection via low dose CT scans, help single family low income homeowners get access to radon air abatement systems and to help covid19 relief funds in Maine.    Please consider making an extra donation when you register or set up a fundraising page so that your family, friends and coworkers can support your run.  Those raising $100.00 or more will get a free registration.  This is one of two events that support our foundation's programs. On-line donations are processed at 6%.  This supports RunSignUp web portal.  

With last year's money we donated two covid relief funds to area hospitals, provided 250 lung cancer care bags, set aside $15000 for our radon abatement program and $12000 for our early lung cancer screening program.  We are also working with the Dana Farber Cancer Insitute to fund a $100,000 research grant for a fellow researcher.  

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Additional race information can be found at http://www.freemefromlungcancer.org.

 Our Save Your Breath 5K run is one of only two fundraisers we do each year.  These events support our mission.  Your generouse support is greatly appreciated.  This year's registation is $25.00 plus proceesing fee of $2.50.  An option to purchase an event tee shirt for $10.00 is also included.  We are offering free registration to those who raises $100.00 or more. Children's fun run is $5.00 with the donation going to the Children's Discovery Museum. You can purchase an event tee shirt for $10.00. All children registered online will receive a goodie bag and a medal from the Children's Museum.  There will be $100.00 cash prize for the overall Male/Female 5k participants.  $25.00 each top age group. All winners will recieve Free ME from Lung Cancer's Medals.Together we can change the lives of lung cancer patients one step at a time.  This race has been sanctioned by the USATF and certified as a 5k run by Scott Brown.  Doors open at 7am for race packet pick up and race and walk begins at 8am.  Chldren's fun run will begin at 7:45am Thank You. Deb Violette, President 

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