Race Information

AWARDS and POWER of PINK WEEK!!

Survivor Parade to kick off Race “season” : September 18th Baptist Women’s (more details to follow, our honorary chair, Ed Leet, Survivor, will be Grand Marshal)

VIRTUAL AWARDS:

Top Day of Fundraiser – Presented by HP IP
The participant with the most money raised on Race day will win this award! We will be on the lookout for the top fundraiser, no picture submission needed.

Most Creative Race Route – Presented by Baptist Cancer Center
You can run or walk your Race route absolutely anywhere - so get creative! Snap a pic of your route and tag us when you post to social media to be entered to win.

Most Creative Finish Line – Presented by Methodist Healthcare
We are looking for the participant that makes the most creative finish line to end their Race! Snap a photo and tag us when you post to social media to be entered to win.

Pretty in Pink – Presented by WREG
It’s time to break out everything pink! The best dressed person will win this award! Snap a photo and tag us when you post to social media to be entered to win.

Go Further – Presented by Memphis Magazine
The participant that walks the most steps on Race day will win this award! Snap a pic of your step counter on the Race for the Cure app and tag us when you post to social media to be entered to win.

Social Butterfly – Presented by FM 100
The participant with the most "likes" on any Race for the Cure picture on Facebook or Instagram that we are tagged in will win the Social Butterfly Award!

Best Team T-Shirt Presented by…..
The TEAM with the most "likes" on their Team T-Shirt in the 2020 Team Album on Facebook wins bragging rights for 2020!

HOW TO ENTER THE VIRTUAL AWARDS:

  1. SNAP a picture of your creative race route, your creative finish line, your pretty in pink outfit, or your step tracker from your VIRTUAL Race for the Cure!
  2. POST the picture to your Facebook. If you prefer not to post - email your picture(s) to info@komenmemphisms.org
  3. TAG Komen Memphis-MidSouth Mississippi @komenmemphisMS on Facebook

Be sure to post your race pictures on social media and tag us anytime between 12am on October 31 through 11:59pm on November 1st. Winners will be announced on Monday, November 2nd.

POWER IN PINK (POP) WEEK:

Komen Memphis-MidSouth Mississippi has put together a full week of activities to help us kick-off our first ever virtual Race. We hope you can join us during one or more of these online events and promotions as we celebrate our survivors, give strength to our metathrivors and those who are newly diagnosed, and honor those we've lost to the disease.

Monday, October 26th: Chalk Your Walk
Get outside and use sidewalk chalk to let your neighbors know you're racing with us on September 12th! Snap a photo and tag us when you post to social media!

Tuesday, October 27th: Something Sweet for Power in Pink Week
Create a Pink drink or dessert to Sweeten your week. Snap a photo and tag us when you post to social media!

Wednesday, October 28th: On Wednesdays We Wear Pink
Deck yourself out in all the pink imaginable! Tutus, wigs, shoelaces, whatever you have, we want to see you in it. Snap a photo and tag us when you post to social media!

Thursday, October 29th: Throwback Thursday
Share a favorite picture or memory during previous years’ Race for the Cure! Post this photo and tag us on social media!

Friday, October 30th: Light the Night Pink
Hang up pink string lights, put a pink light bulb in your outdoor lights, or tie a pink ribbon outside your home to show your support and remind your neighbors you are racing tomorrow. Don't forget to upload pictures of your lights to social media and tag us!

Event Day Information

2020 Komen Memphis-MidSouth Virtual Race for the CureŽ

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Race Where You Are

Memphis, TN 38109

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