Skip to main content

Join us for the
STRONGER Than Cancer
Young Hero 5k
 Run/Walk!

Registration fees

Adult runner/walker

    1. $35.00
      May 26 - Aug 31
      Register
    2. $40.00
      Sep 1 - Oct 5

Teens ages 14 – 17

Kids ages 10 – 13

Kids 9 & Under

Event Information


This is SO much more than a race! This is an awesome event to honor and celebrate the cancer journeys of brave young cancer warriors. This is a beautiful CERTIFIED  5k course through downtown Abacoa. The course is flat and fast, and lined with superheroes (bring your camera!). Bring your friends and start a team.

5b0979976a3d2.jpg

The certified course starts outside Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium, goes through Abacoa and finishes at HOME PLATE inside the stadium

ALONG THE COURSE

Along the 5k course, athletes will earn beads that honor a child’s cancer journey:

  • Blue Beads for HOPE

  • Red Beads for STRENGTH

  • Green Beads for RESILIENCE and TENACITY

  • GOLD Beads for BRAVERY at the Finish Line. Gold is the color of childhood cancer.  Show your colors!

Participants of the untimed 1 mile Fun Run (or Walk) will also get GOLD Beads at the Finish!

5b104fdb0a9af.jpg


MEDALS

Finisher medals will be awarded to the first 500 registrants.


5b097c7cf1034.jpgAWARDS

There will be awards given to the overall male and female winners. In addition, there will be 5-year age-group awards starting with 10 & under going up to 70 & older.

CONTESTS

There’s a prize for Best Team Name, Best Fundraiser, Best Fundraising Team, Best Superhero Costume (Adult), Best Superhero Costume (10-18), Best Superhero Costume (10 & under), and Best Dog Costume.


KIDZ FUN ZONE

This family-friendly event also has an amazing Kidz Fun Zone for the young and young at heart. Kids between ages 4 and 10 can run the 100 yard Young Hero Dash, while kids under 4 can participate in the 10 yard Diaper Dash. 


 CELEBRATION OF LIFE

Help us honor all cancer survivors  as well as those still battling cancer.  We invite you to: 

Visit our Honor Wall where you can leave a message of inspiration on the Survivor Celebration Wall or the Loving Memory Wall


Write words of inspiration at “Inspiration Station”;


5b0882ec0ff1a.jpg

         Obliterate ‘Cancer’ with chalk bombs at “Cancer Stops Here”

5b0884f357c43.jpg

                 Punch out cancer at “Fight Cancer Like a Kid”

COURAGE CAM Returns! Make your sign and then go on video with your story! Inspire us.


5b1acf9ddbe18.jpg

Event Day Schedule

STRONGER than Cancer Young Hero 5k will be held rain or shine ( but it's not going to rain!)

6:30 am - Registration opens 

6:30 am – Honor/Memory Tent is open for your messages of hope and inspiration 

7:15 am - Warm up 

7:25 am – “Why we walk/ Why we fight” Moment of inspiration

 7:30 am – 5k start for both runners (up front) and walkers – at University and Crescent

(between Roger Dean and amphitheater)

7:45 am – 1 mile (untimed) start – same start line as 5k

8:00 am – Courage Cam Opens!

8:30 am - Announce Best Superhero costume,Best Dog Costume, Coolest Team Name, Best Team Fundraiser, Best Individual Fundraiser, Awards for 1st/2nd/3rd Females and Males

8:45 am – Kidz Fun Zone opens at Roger Dean Stadium and is open until 11 am

8:45 am – Start 10 yard Diaper Dash (kids 3 and under) 

8:50 am – 100 yard Young Hero Dash (kids between 4 & 10) 

9:00 am – 5k and 1 miles Courses close

Honor/Memory Tent is open until 11 am

OUR 2018 COMMUNITY PARTNERS ARE CHANGING LIVES FOR KIDS WITH CANCER

5b2bc6c42c73f.jpg 5b2bc6cdb1bfb.png


5b2bc713d5fad.jpg 5b2bcb2408e45.jpg

Course Map

Course Map

5b2d61b866c63.png


Finish Area Map

5b2d61f640250.png

THANKS TO OUR 2017 COMMUNITY PARTNERS

 

 

   
 
   
   

 
 MICHELLE VANDERWALL
 

 
   
                             
                 
           

     

                           

 

                     

 

                                      

             

 

 



 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Last Years Top Teams

1) Team Dylan    $1,470.00
2) Making Waves for Mason    $1,130.00
3) Dwyer Team Beckett    $770.00

Event Schedule

  • October 6 7:30 AM EDT - 5k start for both runners (Up front) and walkers (University and Crescent)

  • October 6 7:40 AM EDT - 1 mile (untimed) start (Same start line as 5k)

  • October 6 9:00 AM EDT - 5k and 1 mile courses close

Contact Information

Event Location

Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium, 4751 Main Street, Jupiter, FL, United States

Click here to view map