General Race Information
Q. When is the Race?
A. The Race will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2017.
6:30 AM: Registration, Expo, Packet Pick-up, Team Tailgate, Survivor Hospitality Tent opens
7:15 AM: One-Mile Fun Walk/Run
8:00 AM: Survivor and Forever Fighter Ceremony
8:45 AM: 5K Run starts
9:00 AM: 5K Walk starts
More information coming soon!
Q. Where is the Race?
A. The Race will be held at Town Square Park in the City of Murrieta – 1 Town Square Park, Murrieta, CA.
Q. How much is the registration fee?
Early bird Registration now through July 31, 2017
- Adult $25
- Breast Cancer Survivor $20
- Youth $15
- Virtual/Sleep in for the Cure $45
Regular Pricing August 1, 2017 through October 6, 2017
- Adult $35
- Breast Cancer Survivor $30
- Youth $25
- Virtual/Sleep in for the Cure $45 (After Sept 29th, items will be mailed after the race)
Register before noon on September 26th, and select Packet mailing option ($10) to have your packets mailed before the Race.
ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2017 AT 10 AM PACIFIC DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME.
You may register in person at Town Square Park on Saturday, October 7 from 10:00 AM - 2:00PM and Race Day Sunday, October 8, 2017 starting at 6:30 AM.
Race Weekend Registration:
- Adult $40
- Breast Cancer Survivor $35
- Youth $30
Packet mailing option: If you would like your T-shirt and bib mailed to you please choose the Packing Mailing option ($10) when registering. Packet mailing is available for online registration only.
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 number, a Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® t-shirt, and a great feeling!
Q. How will I receive my Race packet including t-shirt?
A. You have the option of having your packet mailed to you for $10, or you can pick up in person at our Race Registration and Packet Pickup:
Monday, October 2, 2017 from 4pm - 7pm at Susan G. Komen Inland Empire in Riverside at 7177 Brockton Ave. Ste 108, Riverside, CA 92506 - first building, bottom floor.
Friday, October 6, 2017 from 4pm-7pm at the Temecula Promenade outside of the Women's Macy's in front of the Wall of Hope
Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 10am-2pm at Town Square Park in the City of Murrieta.
Q. How long is the Race?
A. The Race is a 5K route, which is approximately 3.1 miles. There is also a 1 Mile-Fun Run for families and children. 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, for more information, click here.
Q. Are pet and strollers allowed at the event?
A. Pets are prohibited from the event, but strollers are permitted.
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 above the entry fee. Just Imagine the IMPACT - If every Race participant raises just $100 in addition to their registration fee, we would bring in an additional $400,000 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 in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties 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. All donations can be delivered to our office at at 7177 Brockton Ave., Suite 108, Riverside, CA 92506 or mailed to Komen Inland Empire Race for the Cure P.O. Box 131314, Carlsbad, CA 92013. For donations on behalf of an individual participant or a team, please include that information with your check.
Q. Is there a deadline for fundraising?
A. All donations on your behalf that are received by 11:59 PM on Nov. 13, 2017 will be credited to your fundraising total.
Q. When will I receive my fundraising incentives?
A. Information coming soon.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 951 676 7465.
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.
More information coming in July.
Q. Do teams have to fundraise?
A. Teams are not required to fundraise but we strongly encourage fundraising. 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 Motomi Aoyama at email@example.com, or 951.676.7465 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. Yes! Join us at Team Tailgate. Team Tailgate is a fun way for you to enjoy the Race with your team in a designated area. All spaces must be reserved in advance. Stay tuned for more information.