2018 St. Vincent Anderson Cancer Run/Walk Challenge - Anderson 5K or 1 Mile Walk
Join us Saturday, September 29, 2018
St. Vincent Cancer Run/Walk Challenge
5K Run or 1 Mile Walk
100% of all proceeds from this family-friendly event will benefit patients at St. Vincent Anderson Cancer Center. Thank you for making a difference!
(Registration fees are applied toward your fundraising goal)
Ages 3-22. All participants ages 18+ Must Show Valid Student ID (Registration fees are applied toward your fundraising goal)
(Registration fees are applied toward your fundraising goal)
The fight against cancer is the battle of a lifetime. When you’re in the thick of it, you desperately need support - from your family and your community.
The St. Vincent Cancer Run/Walk Challenge will raise funds to support patients and families facing cancer at St. Vincent Anderson Regional. 100% of all funds raised by participants will inspire hope through the following programs and services:
Congratulations to all the St. Vincent Cancer Run/Walk Challenge sponsors, participants, donors and supporters. Your donations impact the lives of those facing cancer!
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!
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 Anderson. 100% of the funds raised during the 2018 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 2018 St. Vincent Cancer Run/Walk Challenge:
1. Become a Corporate Sponsor
Becoming a sponsor is the perfect way for businesses to partner with the 2018 St. Vincent Cancer Run/Walk Challenge. There are several different sponsorship opportunities, each with different levels of benefits. 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.
For more information on St. Vincent Cancer Run/Walk Challenge sponsor levels and benefits please contact Nancy Anderson at the St. Vincent Anderson Foundation: firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-646-8710.
2. Start a Corporate Team
Corporate team participation in the 2018 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 Anderson.
Building Your Team is Easy!
Register your corporate team:
It really is that easy! For more information on how to start a corporate team at your office, please contact Nancy Anderson: email@example.com or 765-646-8710.
HAVE FUN • GET FIT • SUPPORT THOSE FACING CANCER
The St. Vincent Cancer Challenge - Corporate Challenge is a fun-filled, family-friendly, community event that emphasizes healthy lifestyles, friendly competition and company camaraderie. Team building activities have long been associated with contributing to a positive team culture. Your team can raise funds to provide programs and services for St. Vincent Anderson patients facing cancer, while getting healthy in the process.
ABOUT THE CHALLENGE
• Online team registration at www.stvincentcancerchallenge.org.
• Event will be held at Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on the track.
• Each participant receives a technical shirt for the 5K run, and a cotton shirt for the 1 mile walk.
• St. Vincent Anderson’s Corporate Health Consultant will provide a six-week training program in a PDF format (Paper copies upon request).
• Teams may also participate as fundraising teams only.
• A post-race breakfast brunch is included for teams participating in the 5K or 1mile honor walk.
• Special recognition for participation and fundraising efforts.
BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING
• An opportunity to contribute to those in our community in need of support.
• Receive a free 6-week training regimen for your employees.
• Meet organizational health and wellness goals.
• And, (2) organizations will receive a “Health and Wellness” lunch with a St. Vincent Anderson
Health Consultant for:
- The team that raises the most money toward their fundraising goal.
- The team that has the highest percentage of participation from their organization.
100% of your generous donation will Inspire Hope for Others
Below are three easy ways you can support the 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 Anderson.
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 Anderson.
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.
Please mail your tax deductible donation using the Donation Form and mail to:
St. Vincent Anderson Foundation, 2015 Jackson Street, Anderson, IN 46016
No donation is too big OR too small! EVERY DOLLAR HELPS St. Vincent Anderson provide patients and their families with the most effective, the most personal, and the most holistic care available in Indiana. THANK YOU!
Saturday, September 29th – 9 a.m. Start Time - Hoosier Park Racing & Casino
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 Anderson Cancer Center. All participants can enjoy the amenities of the Champions Area.
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 Anderson!
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 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 Anderson Cancer Challenge. You can also mail in donations, or hand-deliver them to our office: St. Vincent Anderson Foundation, 2015 Jackson Street, Anderson, IN 46016. 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!
Can my company sponsor the Cancer Challenge? Yes! 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 will have a generous time limit to complete the lap around the track. 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 dogs allowed? We love our furry friends but unfortunately we ask that you do not bring your dog for safety reasons.
What about strollers? Strollers are allowed, however, the track surface has thick soft dirt and will make it difficult to walk/run with a stroller.
September 30 8:00 AM EDT - Packet Pick Up and Registration
September 30 9:00 AM EDT - Start
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