Join us for the 2017
St. Vincent Cancer Run/Walk Challenge!

100% of all proceeds from this family-friendly event will benefit patients at St. Vincent Cancer Care. Thank you for making a difference! 

Registration Fees

6 Mile Run

(Registration fees are applied toward your fundraising goal)

Mar 1 - Jun 22 $45.00
Jun 23 - Aug 17 Current Price $50.00
Aug 18 - Sep 14 $55.00

6 Mile Walk

(Registration fees are applied toward your fundraising goal)

Mar 1 - Jun 22 $45.00
Jun 23 - Aug 17 Current Price $50.00
Aug 18 - Sep 14 $55.00

3 Mile Run

(Registration fees are applied toward your fundraising goal)

Mar 1 - Aug 17 Current Price $35.00
Aug 18 - Sep 14 $40.00

3 Mile Walk

(Registration fees are applied toward your fundraising goal)

Mar 1 - Aug 17 Current Price $35.00
Aug 18 - Sep 14 $40.00

Hope Champion Fundraiser Registration

Can't make it to the event but would like to fundraise with us? Sign up here!

Mar 1 - Sep 14 Current Price FREE

Your Dollars at Work

Together we can make a difference!  The St.Vincent Cancer Challenge has raised nearly 2 million dollars to support patients and families facing cancer at St.Vincent.  100% of all funds raised by participants has helped inspire hope by making the following programs and services possible:

- Digital Tomosynthesis: This revolutionary 3D diagnostic imaging technology can detect breast cancer earlier and help save lives. 

- Art Therapy: Thanks to the Cancer Challenge, art therapy is available to those being treated inpatient or in the outpatients setting, as well as survivors. 

- Mobile Screening Van: Funds were used to purchase a second mobile screening van allowing us to double the number of people who have access to free or low cost screenings.

Thank You to our 2017 Sponsors!

Packet Pick Up Sponsor


 

 

Matching Sponsors


 

      

 

 

 

Supporting Sponsors


 

 

 

Mile Marker Sponsors 

 


 

Offical Running Store Partner

 

Official Event Coordinator

 

Are you interested in being a sponsor for the St.Vincent Cancer Challenge? Sponsorship opportunities begin at $1,000. Contact Ann Hall Haupt at aehall@stvincent.org or 317.338.5090 for further information. 

Team Captains

Team Captains:
You've got your team and your sneakers ready to go. Now what?  GET YOUR TEAM MOVING!  Below, please find some quick tips to help motivate your team and get everyone excited for the Cancer Challenge!

  • Set a Team Goal. Setting a team goal is the first step to success and helps get everyone rallied around a common purpose. Make sure that everyone on your team knows what the team goal is and how they can contribute to helping achieve it.
  • Send emails to your team. This not only helps you track how your teammates are doing on their fundraising goals but you can also share encouragement, news and plan fundraising events to help your team reach (or exceed) your goal.
  • Gather as a group. Go for training runs/walks, have team fundraising events, or visit Zionsville together and check out some points on the route!  Meeting in person helps everyone stay motivated and gives you a chance to share creative new ideas for raising funds and having fun at the Challenge.
  • Get social. Encourage your teammates to post updates and ask for support on Facebook and other social media sites. Be sure they're sharing statuses and raising awareness of team fundraising activities!

Course Information

Corporate Teams

There is strength in numbers and your company can make a difference!

Your company can make a positive impact on those facing cancer at St. Vincent. 100% of the funds raised during the 2017 St.Vincent Cancer Run/Walk Challenge provide programs and services to support cancer patients and their families, as well as improve access to life-saving screenings for the poor and underserved in our community!

Two ways your business can be involved in the 2017 St.Vincent Cancer Run/Walk Challenge:

1.  Become a Corporate Sponsor

Becoming a sponsor is the perfect way for businesses to partner with the 2017 St. Vincent Cancer Run/Walk Challenge.

Each package offers you the chance to connect with families and supporters of St. Vincent, while showcasing your commitment to improving cancer care in Indiana.There are several different sponsorship opportunities, each with different levels of benefits. 

For more information on St.Vincent Cancer Run/Walk Challenge sponsor levels and benefits please contact Ann Hall Haupt at the St. Vincent Foundation:  AEHall@stvincent.org or 317-338-5090.

2.  Start a Corporate Team

Corporate team participation in the 2017 St. Vincent Cancer Run/Walk Challenge provides companies of all sizes an opportunity to offer their employees an unforgettable team-building experience, while supporting the patients and families cared for by
St. Vincent.

Building Your Team is Easy!

Register your corporate team :

  • As easy as 1-2-3!  Choose a Team Captain, set your fundraising goal, and register your team to set up an online fundraising Web page.
  • Recruit your team! Ask people face-to-face to join your company’s team. Most people respond best when asked in a personal manner.
  • Use the online fundraising tools! Send out the e-mail templates available for you, share the online registration link, and help your team members reach their goals.

It really is that easy! For more information on how to start a corporate team at your office, please contact Sara Homburg: sara.homburg@stvincent.org or 317-338-5095.

How You Can Give

100% of your generous donation will Inspire Hope for Others

Below are three easy ways you can support St. Vincent Cancer Run/Walk Challenge.  You can sponsor a specific participant, a specific team or support the Cancer Challenge in general. Whatever you choose, have confidence knowing that 100% of your generous donation will be making a difference in our fight against cancer at St. Vincent.

Support a Participant
Click on the name of the person you want to support and you will be directed to his/her personal fundraising page. From there, click on the "Donate" button and help them reach their fundraising goal!

Support a Team
Click on the name of the team you want to support and you will be directed to the team fundraising page. From there, click on the "Donate" button and help them reach their team fundraising goal!

Support the Cause
Don't know anyone who is walking or running but still want to support oncology programs at St. Vincent Cancer Care?  Please visit our Donation page, and make a donation to the event using your credit card. Your gift is tax-deductible and directly helps men, women and children who are facing cancer at St. Vincent.

You can register as a Hope Champion to create your own fundraising page and access fundraising tools to be a champion for the cause. This FREE registration is perfect for those not participating in the run/walk but still wanting to support the event. Click here to get started. 

Offline Gifts
Please mail donations with downloadable Donation Form:
St. Vincent Foundation, 8402 Harcourt Road, Ste 210, Indianapolis, IN 46260

 

FAQ

Do I have to raise a minimum amount of money to participate in the Run/Walk?
 No, to participate in the St.Vincent Cancer Run/Walk Challenge, you do not have to raise a minimum amount.  The minimum requirement is to pay your registration fee. Any additional fundraising directly benefits the patients and families served at St. Vincent Cancer Care.  

What is a Super Champion fundraiser? Participants who raise $1,000 or more, or teams who raise $1,000 or more per number of team members (for example, $5,000 for a team of 5), earn the special distinction of being a Super Champion fundraiser! 

Does my registration fee apply to my fundraising goal? Yes, your entire registration fee, along with any additional donations you raise, will be applied to your fundraising goal.

If I can’t attend the event, can I still fundraise?  Yes!  You can set up your own fundraising page by registering as a Hope Champion if you cannot walk or run at the event. You can raise money online, and also mail in donations, or hand deliver them to our office.  100% of your generous support will go toward your goal and our fight against cancer at St. Vincent!

Do I have to be on a team? No, you can register as an individual, start a team, or join a team. 

Can members of my team choose to either run or walk? Yes, different members of the same team can choose to either run or walk.  

Can members of my team choose to run or walk different distances? Yes, team members are welcome to run or walk different distances depending on their own preferences. 

How do I donate to the Challenge? You can donate online to support a walker or team, or you can make a general donation to support cancer patients through the St. Vincent Cancer Challenge. You can also mail in donations, or hand deliver them to our office: St. Vincent Foundation, 8402 Harcourt Rd, Suite 210, Indianapolis, IN 46260.  In addition, you can set up your own fundraising page by registering as a Hope Champion if you cannot walk or run at the event!  Register to be a Hope Champion today! 

  • Credit cards: Ask your supporters to make a gift online through your personal fundraising page. Gifts are automatically tracked through the page. You can receive notifications when gifts are made so you can personally thank your supporters. St. Vincent Foundation also will acknowledge your supporters' gifts.
  • Cash and checks: Fill out and attach a donation form for each gift and send to the the following address:  St.Vincent Foundation 8402 Harcourt Road, Suite 210, Indianapolis, IN 46260

Can my company sponsor the Cancer Challenge? Yes! Please scroll up to visit the Corporate Involvement section of this Website for sponsorship and corporate team information. 

Are there time limits for the runs and walks?  Walkers have a very generous time limit of 18 minute miles. At the end of this time span walkers are still encouraged to finish, or they have the option of being taken back to the start/finish area by one of our support vehicles.

Are strollers allowed?  Strollers are allowed for participants who are walking. For everyone's safety we ask that strollers not be used by those who are running.

Are dogs allowed?  We love our furry friends but unfortunately we ask that you do not bring your dog for safety reasons.

Do I need to register my kids to participate in the event? Children ages 5 and younger may participate free of charge. However, a printed waiver form must be completed and returned to the St. Vincent Foundation for them to participate. Children over the age of 5 should be registered following the normal registration fees.

Event Schedule

  • September 16 8:00 AM EDT - Start

Contact Information

Event Location

Lions Park, Zionsville, IN, United States

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