Take flight to fight cancer
For 10 years, runners and walkers have joined together to make a difference for patients and their families affected by cancer at St. Vincent. Please join us this year as we raise funds at a new and very unique race venue. Don't miss this rare opportunity to be among the first to ever experience running or walking alongside a runway at the Indianapolis International Airport!
Spectator donation required for visitors 4 and up. Don't miss your opportunity to experience the Indianapolis International Airport up close and personal! The experience will include the opportunity to tour the cockpit and take pictures with other airport equipment.
Friday Early Packet Pick-Up
Date: Friday, September 14, 2018
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Location: Lilly Conference Center
1801 W 86th St, Indianapolis, IN 46260
If you are unable to make it to Packet Pick-up on September 14, packets may be retrieved beginning at 8:00 a.m. until the start of the race on the morning of the event at the Republic Airways hangar.
Race Day Packet Pick-up
On-site Packet Pick-up: 8:00 a.m.
Race Start Time: 9:00 a.m.
Location: Republic Airways Hangar, S. Hoffman Rd., Indianapolis
*** Please note: GPS will not take you to the hangar. Refer to the specific directions below.
On-site parking at the hangar is available. Please carpool when possible.
Race Bib and Results Sponsor
Are you interested in being a sponsor for the event? Sponsorship opportunities begin at $1,000. Please contact Sara Homburg at email@example.com or call 317.338.5095 for more information.
Use of Funds
Each year, more than 30,000 Hoosiers are diagnosed with cancer. Proceeds from this event will benefit St. Vincent Cancer Care and support those in our community who have been affected by cancer.
100% of all funds raised by participants makes a difference for those facing cancer by making these programs and services possible:
Fundraising as an Individual and Team
You’re registered and excited for the event! Now what? Get your fundraising going! Set a goal, e-mail your friends and family, and post on social media! To support an individual, click on the name of the person you want to support and you will be directed to his/her personal fundraising page. To support a team, click on the name of the team you want to support and you will be directed to the team fundraising page.
Make a Donation
Can’t attend but would like to make a difference? You can donate online to support a walker, runner or team, or you can make a general donation to support cancer patients through the event. You can also mail in donations, or hand deliver them to the St. Vincent Foundation: 8402 Harcourt Rd, Suite 210, Indianapolis, IN 46260.
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!
Do I have to raise a minimum amount of money to participate in the Run/Walk? No, 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? No, your registration fee does not apply 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 or mail in donations. 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.
How do I donate to the event? You can donate online to support a walker, runner or team, or you can make a general donation to support cancer patients through the event. You can also mail in donations, or hand deliver them to the St. Vincent Foundation: 8402 Harcourt Rd, Suite 210, Indianapolis, IN 46260.
Can my company be a sponsor of the event? Yes! Sponsorship opportunities begin at $1,000. Contact Sara Homburg at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317.338.5095 for more information.
Are there time limits for the runs and walks? Walkers have a time limit of 20-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? Due to airport policy, strollers are not allowed for participants.
Are dogs allowed? We love our furry friends but unfortunately, they are not allowed at this event.
Can family and friends come and watch me? Do they have to pay the registration fee if they are not going on the route? The more the merrier and family and friends are welcome to watch! To gain access to the airport grounds, there is a $5 airport experience donation benefiting St. Vincent Cancer Care. Spectators can register in advance of the event or can pay the day of the event upon arrival.
What happens if it rains on the day of the run/walk? The race will go on! However, the race may be delayed or cancelled in the event of lightning, for everyone's safety. Please remember that no refunds will be given should the event be cancelled.
Will there be mile markers and water stations on the route? Yes, there will be mile markers as well as one water station on the route.
Where can I get my results? Results will be available via social media and the website after the race. The results link will also be published in the post-race email, which you will receive immediately following completion of the event on race day.
I am no longer able to participate. Can I get a refund or transfer? There are no refunds or transfers for the event. Your registration fee will be put to good use to benefit St. Vincent cancer patients and families!
I have more questions. Who do I contact? Please email email@example.com and your question will be answered as soon as possible.
September 15 9:00 AM EDT - Race Start
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