Event Information

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The Winship Win the Fight 5K Run/Walk is a family-friendly event that will raise critical funds for cancer research, treatment and care at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.

All event participants are encouraged to raise a minimum of $250 for the cause.

 

Event Details

The Winship 5K will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017, and starts and ends at Emory University, Quadrangle.

Race route

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Parking is free and convenient at Emory’s Peavine Deck located at 29 Eagle Row or the Fishburne Parking Deck located at 1672 North Decatur Road.

Participation Types

Run Warrior: $40 and up

Winship 5K Run Warrior participants will receive a timing chip and a dry-fit shirt. We invite all Winship Warriors to set a fundraising goal (with a suggested minimum of $250). 
Please note:
 The registration fee is not a donation; it will not count toward your fundraising goal. NOTE: The Winship 5K is a Peachtree Road Race qualifier. To receive a timing chip for a qualifying time, you must register as a Run Warrior.

Walk/Jog Warrior: $35 and up

Winship 5K Walk/Jog participants will receive a dry-fit shirt but will not be timed. We invite all Winship Warriors to set a fundraising goal (with a suggested minimum of $250).
Please note: The registration fee is not a donation; it will not count toward your fundraising goal.

Virtual Warrior: No Fees

You do not have to run or walk to raise money for the Winship 5K. You can join us in our efforts by registering as a Virtual Warrior and begin your fundraising with a personal donation. Virtual Warriors do not receive an event T-shirt.
Please note: this is not a registration to run or walk in the 5K, but only to fundraise and support. Virtual Warrior registration is for those who are not attending the event on October 14, 2017.

Volunteer Warrior: No Fees

Winship 5K Volunteer Warriors make this event possible, and we need several hundred volunteers for the morning of the event. For more information on becoming a volunteer, please visit our Volunteer page.

Child under age of 8: No Fees

Children ages 8 and under may participate in the event with no registration fee required as long as they are accompanied by a parent or guardian who is registered for the event.
Note: Strollers allowed. Children ages 8 and under will not receive a 5K event shirt unless they pay registration fee. Children ages 9 and up are required to pay the registration fee.

Fee Structure

Run Warrior

April – September 26: $40.00
September 27 – October 12: $45.00
Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14: $50.00 
Note: Timing chips are not available for those who register on race day.

Walk/Jog Warrior

April – September 26: $35.00 
September 27 – October 12: $40.00 
Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14: $50.00 
Note: Only funds raised above the registration fee are tax deductible.

Contacts

For media inquiries, please contact:
Judy Fortin
404.778.4580
judy.fortin@emory.edu

 

For event information, please contact:
Pam McAdams
404.727.6175
pam.mcadams@emory.edu

 

For registration information, please contact winship5K@emory.edu.

Campaign Progress: Our 2017 goal is $1 million—and with your help, we can reach it!

 

2% of Goal
$993,982.72 Raised!
$1,000,000.00

Thank you to our 2017 Hope, Discovery, and Imagination sponsors!