Events

Join the Nationwide Run For Resilience Virtual Ostomy 5k at Your Favorite Place to Walk/Run/Roll this Ostomy Awareness Day: October 3, 2020.

If you are interested in participating in the Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k but are unable to physically attend one of our live events,

1. CLICK HERE to register for the Virtual Ostomy 5k event!

2. Run, walk or roll a 5k (3.1 miles) route on a track, park or a location of your choice near you! You can even run/walk on a treadmill.

3. There is no cost to participate! Gather your family and friends to have a great time, and to Run for Resilience! To ensure that you receive your race Bib, please register by Monday, September 28th at 1:00 p.m. EST, otherwise your Bib will be emailed to you.

4. You can order a special Ostomy Awareness Day technical race t-shirt when you sign up for the virtual race.  When registering, choose the option for Virtual Ostomy 5k – Including Technical T-shirt.  The $17.50 fee includes shipping. To receive the T-Shirt size ordered, please register by Friday, September 11th. There is no guarantee you will receive this T-Shirt size chosen after this date. (Shirts and bibs can only be shipped to the USA and Canada) Additional donations are appreciated to help offset costs. Bib numbers can be emailed worldwide.

5. Take pictures of yourself doing your virtual race and tag us on Facebook or e-mail them to us at 5kregistration@ostomy.org! Photos will be posted on the www.ostomy5k.org website and the Ostomy 5k Facebook page after the run.

6. Hashtag your photos #RunforResilience and we may repost on Twitter or Instagram. Promote ostomy awareness and education to your family, friends and community during Ostomy Awareness Day. Post your experience to the Ostomy 5k Facebook page.

7. Create a Fundraising Page or Team and raise money ostomy awareness, advocacy and support. Proceeds will go to UOAA.

8. Don’t run or walk but want to get involved with Ostomy Awareness Day? No problem visit https://www.ostomy.org to write a proclamation request or a letter to the editor, join the fun on social media, and much, much more.

CLICK HERE to learn more to Register, Donate or start a Fundraising Team today!

The 7th Annual Durham, NC Run For Resilience Ostomy 5k will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020 as a Virtual Event.  Run, walk, or roll in your own neighborhood or park (or inside on a treadmill) to help raise awareness of this life-saving surgery and celebrate Ostomy Awareness Day.

With your registration you will receive a unique 10th Anniversary OAD Race T-Shirt. Your local Race Director will make arrangements for your T-Shirt pick-up in advance of the event at a safe location.

Ask your family, friends or support group to join or donate to your own virtual team and help us spread the message that “Ostomies Are Life-Savers”.

All proceeds benefit the United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. (UOAA), a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible.

CLICK HERE to learn more about this event, sign-up to participate, create or join a fundraising team, and donation options.

 

The 5th Annual Boise Run For Resilience Ostomy 5k will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2020 as a Virtual Event.  Run, walk, or roll in your own neighborhood or park (or inside on a treadmill) to help raise awareness of this life-saving surgery and celebrate Ostomy Awareness Day.

With your registration you will receive a unique 10th Anniversary OAD Race T-Shirt. Your local Race Director will make arrangements for your T-Shirt pick-up in advance of the event at a safe location.

Ask your family, friends or support group to join or donate to your own virtual team and help us spread the message that “Ostomies Are Life-Savers”.

All proceeds benefit the United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. (UOAA), a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible.

CLICK HERE to learn more about this event, sign-up to participate, create or join a fundraising team, and donation options.