We hope you will join us on Saturday, October 1, 2022 for Ostomy Awareness Day (OAD) with your own 5k at your favorite place to run, walk, roll or pedal! You can even stay home and run or walk on your treadmill! All proceeds benefit United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc (UOAA) charity, a 501©(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible. (https://www.ostomy.org/)
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL – SAVE $5.00!
Register by September 1st and save $5.00. The registration fee for both the Bib only and the Bib & T-Shirt will increase by $5.00 after this date. So don’t delay, register today!
A unisex adult or youth size T-Shirt and Bib are included with your registration fee. To ensure you receive the T-Shirt size you ordered, please register by Friday, September 9th. We will do our best to provide you with the T-Shirt size you ordered or a similar size, however, this is not guaranteed after September 9th.
Once you’ve registered you also have the option to CREATE a new RACE GROUP/TEAM or to JOIN one that’s already been established. This is a great way to get others in your community to Register to Participate in the Run and compete against each other. Invite family, friends, co-workers to Register, join your Race Group/Team (or start their own), order their T-Shirt & Bib and celebrate the day with you! (Please note this is NOT a Team Fundraiser. To set up a Personal or Team Fundraiser, please go to the DONATE button.)
Fundraising is an important aspect of our Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K. Funds raised help UOAA continue to provide resources, educational materials, advocacy and support to the ostomy and continent diversion community.
We invite you to set up your own Personal or Team Fundraiser when registering to participate in the event, or through our DONATE button at the top of this page. You can create a unique Fundraiser Name and URL address, personalize your fundraising message, and direct your friends and family to your page to join your team or sponsor you in your fundraising goal.
Your commitment to fundraise and support the ostomy and continent diversion community is no small endeavor, and we appreciate your dedication and hard work.
> “Empower” Fundraisers who raise $200 or more – incentive to be announced soon.
> “Champion” Fundraisers who raise $400 or more – incentive to be announced soon.
United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA) is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization that supports, empowers and advocates for the estimated 725,000 to 1 Million people who are living with an ostomy or continent diversion across the country. Your generous donation helps us to raise awareness of this life-saving surgery and to continue our mission of promoting their quality of life through information, support, advocacy and collaboration. To make a Donation or start a Fundraising Team, please click on the “DONATE” Button at the top of this page.
♦ Run, walk, roll or pedal a 5k (3.1 miles) route of your choice near you. Ask your family and friends to join you, and create your own mini-event. You can even run/walk on a treadmill!
♦ Take pictures of yourself doing your virtual race and email them to us or tag us on Facebook or Instagram.
♦ Promote ostomy awareness and education to your family, friends and community on Ostomy Awareness Day. Post your experience to both UOAA’s Facebook page and the Run For Resilience Facebook page!
♦ Hashtag your photos #RunforResilience and we may repost on Twitter or Instagram.