Free to Breathe® Tacoma
6th Annual Lung Cancer 5K Run/Walk & 1-Mile Walk
September 7, 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.
Dickman Mill Park
2432 Ruston Way
Tacoma, WA 98407
7:30 a.m. - Registration & check-in
8:45 a.m. - Brief welcome comments
9:00 a.m. - 5K runners start
9:05 a.m. - 5K walkers start
9:15 a.m. - 1-mile walk begins
10:00 a.m. - Closing rally
Online (closes Sept. 4)
Mail-In (must be received by Sept. 2)
Event Day (beginning at 7:30 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 2
p.m. on Sept. 5) will be acknowledged on event day. Fundraising will remain open through Oct. 22.
Following the Run/Walk, there will be speakers, fundraising awards, prize drawings and the presentation of runner's medals.
Awards will be given to the top male and top female finishers overall in the 5K race and to the top male and female finishers in the following age categories: 14 & under, 15-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51+.
The Free to Breathe 5K run/walk will be held in Dickman Mill Park. The 5K race course is USAT&F certified. The course is a very flat and scenic 'out and back' along Ruston Way and the beautiful Commencement Bay. On a clear day, the views of the Cascades and the Olympic Mountain Ranges are magnificent.
Parking is available on the left-hand side of the street, east and west of the parking lot along the water front.
From I-5 take exit 133 to merge onto I-705N toward City Center. Exit on the left onto Schuster Pkwy. Slight left to stay on Schuster Pkwy. Continue onto Ruston Way. Dick Millman Park will be on the right.
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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.