Free to Breathe® Atlanta
4th Annual Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk & 1-Mile Walk
August 17, 2013
us double lung cancer survival! By participating and choosing to fundraise, you’re
helping us raise awareness and fund vital research programs dedicated to
doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.
John Howell Park, Virginia Highland
Greencove and Virginia Ave. (near Inman Middle School)
Atlanta, GA 30306
7:00 a.m. - Registration & check-in
8:15 a.m. - Welcome rally
8:30 a.m. - Run begins
8:35 a.m. - Walks begin
9:15 a.m. - Awards ceremony & closing remarks
Online (closes Aug. 13)
Mail-In (must be received by Aug. 9)
Event Day (beginning at 7:00 a.m.)
All online and mail-in registrants are guaranteed an event T-shirt. A limited quantity of T-shirts will be available for those registering on event day.
build the movement! Form a Free to Breathe team and ask friends, family
members, neighbors and coworkers to join you. When you register, you'll
get access to our online fundraising tools that make fundraising easy,
convenient and FUN!
Plus - the more you raise, the more you are rewarded!
Set up an online fundraising page and download pledge
and donation forms here.
The top three individual
fundraisers and top three fundraising teams (based on totals as of 5
p.m. on Aug. 15) will be acknowledged on event day. Fundraising will remain open through Oct. 1.
There will be an honor/memory wall at the event and participants are welcome to bring photos, momentos and thoughts to share on it.
Don't miss out on the opportunity to capture and commemorate the spirit of your team on event day by heading over to the team photo area! Details about when and where will be available at registration/check-in the morning of the event.
Advance Packet Pick-Up
For your convenience, advance packet pick-up will be available on Aug. 16 at:
Fleet Feet Decatur
431 W. Ponce de Leon Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030
Pick-up times will be announced as the event gets closer.
Awards will be presented to the top overall male and female finishers, the top overall masters (40+ years) male and female finishers and the top overall male and female finisher in the following age divisions: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 and 65+.
The certified 5K course winds through the tree-lined, frequently rolling hills of Virginia Highland, one of Atlanta's most interesting historic neighborhoods. The final quarter mile directs participants steadily uphill to the finish.
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benefit the National Lung Cancer Partnership - the only lung cancer
advocacy organization founded by physicians and researchers working
together with survivors and advocates to increase lung cancer awareness
and research funding dedicated to doubling lung cancer survival by 2022.