Q. When is the Race?
A. The Race will be held on October 16, 2016 at Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium, 500 Diamond Drive, Lake Elsinore, CA. Registration and Expo opens at 6:00 AM.
Q. Where is the Race?
A. The Race will be held at Lake Elsinore Diamond Stadium & Levee
Q. How much is the registration fee?
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Q. 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.
Q. What is included in the registration fee?
A. You will get a Race Bib, a Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® t-shirt, and a great feeling!
Q. How can I register?
A. You can register online at www.KomenIE.org. You can also register offline by downloading this form and mailing to the address below: 43397 Business Park Dr., Suite D-9 | Temecula, CA 92590
Q. How will I receive my Race packet including t-shirt?
A. If you choose the "Mail Option" when you register by October 3, your items will be mailed to you.
Pick up times include:
Race day Pick Up is also available
Q. How long is the Race?
A. The Race is a 10K timed trail route, a 5K trail route (which is approximately 3.1 miles), along with 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.
Q. How can I become a volunteer?
A. The success of the Komen Inland Empire 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 - Click here for more information.
Q. Are pet and strollers allowed at the event?
A. Please leave your four legged friends at home - pets are not allowed at the venue. Strollers are welcome.
Q. 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.
Q. Does the Komen Race for the Cure® require fundraising?
A. You are not required to fundraise, but we do encourage all participants to fundraise! Just Imagine the IMPACT - If every Race participant raises just $100, we would bring in an additional $550,000 to support local screening, treatment and educational programs in our community!
Q. Does the money raised stay right here in our community?
A. Yes! Up to seventy-five percent 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 supports Komen’s national research and training grants program
Q. Where do I send donations?
A. Donations can be turned in on race day, at packet pick up, or they can be mailed to: 43397 Business Park Dr., Suite D-9 | Temecula, CA 92590. For donations on behalf of an individual participant or a team, please include this donation form with your check.
Q. Is there a deadline for fundraising?
A. All donations on your behalf that are received by November 7, 2016 will be credited to your fundraising total.
Q. When will I receive my fundraising incentives?
A. Your fundraising incentives are calculated based on the total fundraising dollars you have collected. Incentives are mailed after the close of our Race fundraising season. Check back here for a link on fundraising incentives soon. Prizes are not cumulative.
Q. What are some ways I can fundraise for my team/my individual goal?
A. We have plenty of ideas on our Fundraising Tips page!
Q. 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 (951) 676-7465 or email@example.com.
Q. 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 the Team Rewards page.
Q. Do teams have to fundraise?
A. Teams are not required to fundraise but we strongly encourage it. Fundraising as a team can be fun! Click here to get a list of fundraising events your team can do.
Q. One of my team members registered as an individual when they meant to join my team. How do they correct this?
A. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get this corrected.
Q. 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.
Q. Will there be an area for my team to meet-up on Race day?
A. Teams of 10 registered participants that fundraise $1,000 or more can participate in the Team Tailgate section. Spots can also be purchased for $250. Click here to complete the Team Tailgate Registration Form. Forms due October 7, 2016.