Outrun the Sun Race Against Melanoma and Sunset Festival - 2017

Saturday, June 17, 2017 in Indianapolis, IN at Lawton Loop Parade Grounds with courses through Fort Harrison State Park


  • Race Registration
    Select 5-mile, 5k, or 1-mile on step 2.
    To create a team please click the "Become a Fundraiser" button below.

    » $29 for 5-mile, $26 for 5K and 1-mile
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  • In Spirit Participation
    If you can't attend in person, you can attend in spirit!

    » $15.00 registration

    In Spirit participants will not receive a race T-shirt but may still support the mission by creating a fundraising page and raising funds.
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  • Donate to a Fundraising Team or Individual
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  • Volunteer

    » FREE registration
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#StandforVan (2 members)
* General Donation to Outrun the Sun (1 member, $10.00)
5K for Fritz (2 members)
Be Wise in the Sun (2 members)
Becky's Bunch (8 members, $100.00)
Boots 2 Cancer (10 members, $340.00)
Busse's Brigade (2 members, $100.00)
Derm Inc. SuperNovas (1 member)
Dermatology Associates of Indiana (4 members)
Franciscan Health #saveourskin
Gary Weidman (1 member)
HELLaNOma! (8 members, $180.00)
HSE Key Club
Inspired by Jane (7 members)
Justus (6 members, $50.00)
Karen's Melanoma Fighters (2 members, $20.00)
Kelly's Krusaders (1 member)
Long Family
Mahin 40 Strong (13 members, $200.00)
Mann vs. Big C, Season 2
Melanoma Mama (4 members)
MelaNOMORE!! (1 member, $25.00)
North Shore Mortgage (3 members)
Pa's Pack (4 members)
Shade Lovers (4 members)
Shady Ladies & Company (7 members)
Spirit of Roxie (19 members, $1,205.00)
Steve's Crew (3 members, $100.00)
Susie's Angels
Team Genentech
Team Jeni (4 members)
Team Joel (1 member, $50.00)
Team Neumann (4 members, $100.00)
Team Vicki (5 members)
Team Woodruff
Team Zelda
Tempel of the Sun (10 members, $50.00)
The Baker Team (2 members)
UnitedHealthcare Skin Guardians (13 members, $25.00)
Weight Watchers 1030 (3 members)
Work Smarter Not Harder (4 members, $200.00)
Wormser's Warriors (14 members, $371.00)
progress total raised: $3,126.00
goal: $125,000.00

progress: 2.50%

About the Event

The Outrun the Sun Race Against Melanoma is the largest evening event of its kind in the United States supporting melanoma education and research. The event includes a 5-mile timed run, 5K non-competitive run and a 1-mile fun run. Races are followed by the Sunset Festival with music, food and beverages and activities for children and adults. Proceeds benefit educational and research programs at Outrun the Sun, Inc.

To learn more about Outrun the Sun, Inc check out our website HERE

Outrun the Sun, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit tax-exempt organization.

Fundraising

Fundraising Goal for each participant - $500

You are encouraged to collect online donations from your colleagues, friends and family.

Non-Participant Fundraising/ In Spirit Participant:
If you are unable to attend the event but still wish to support skin cancer education and melanoma research, register as an "In Spirit" participant and create your own personal fund raising page. "In Spirit" participants will NOT receive a race t-shirt.

Packet Pick Up

Packet Pick Up and onsite registration will be available at the Lawton Loop lawn 4:45PM-6:00PM

On-site registration 5-mile $32

On-site registration 5K $30

On-site registration 1-mile $30

Sunset Festival

The Sunset Festival includes music, refreshments, beverages, and activities for children and adults.

Kids' Zone- While children over the age of six must be paid registrants, all children 10 and under are welcome to participate in our Kids' Zone
Activities for free. These include kids' runs, giveaways and sun-safe activities.
Children MUST be accompanied by an adult. Please do not drop your child off in the Kids' Zone unattended.

Course

The scenic 5-mile competitive run and 5K non-competitive run/walk course(s) enters the Fort Benjamin Harrison State Park and consists of some hills and
elevations. Strollers are not permitted in the timed run. 1-Mile walk consists of a scenic course around historic Lawton Loop. It is a flat course. Strollers are welcome.

You must be at least eight years old to participate in the 5-mile competitive run.
For insurance and safety reasons, no headphones, roller skates, inline skates, wagons, bicycles, skateboards or pets will be allowed on the course.
Children over the age of six must be paid registrants. All adults attending the event must pay the entrance fee.

Sponsors

Sunset Festival Sponsor



Moonlight Sponsor





Lead Wellness Sponsor



Show Us Your Shades Sponsor



Melanoma Heroes Sponsor



Race Distance Sponsors



Kids' Zone Sponsor




Umbrella Sponsor




Water Station Sponsors




Sunblocker Sponsors




Friends of Outrun the Sun




Media Sponsors


Awards

There will be awards for the top three overall finishers in the men's and women's categories as well as age group awards.

Volunteer Info

�Volunteers are an integral part of any Outrun the Sun program. By giving your time and energy to the Outrun the Sun Race Against Melanoma, you help Outrun the Sun, Inc. fund skin cancer education and melanoma research programs. Your help makes a tremendous difference and we thank you!

Volunteers will receive assignment instructions and volunteer T-shirts when they check in on race day at the Outrun the Sun tent.

While we will do everything possible to allow you to volunteer in the area you have selected, we may need to shift volunteer responsibilities to where the need is greatest.

Volunteer Positions

Chip Removal: You will help remove the timing chips from participants' shoes after they clear the finish line and before they proceed to the water and food stations.
Requirements: This requires the ability to stand for periods of time, reaching and quick movement.

Water/Snack Distribution: Once race participants cross the finish line, they will receive water and fruit. Help ensure that people receive the water and refreshments after they complete the race.
Requirements: This requires standing for periods of time, reaching and quick movement.

Course Marshal: Help assist police officers with directing vehicular and participant traffic, directing participants to proper lanes and in helping aid in participant safety at intersections and entrances to neighborhoods.
Requirements: This requires the ability to stand for long periods of time, strong (loud) voices that can be heard by participants, a comfort with giving direction.

Event Set Up: Involves setting up tables and chairs, displaying sponsor banners and event signage, transporting signage to the course routes, setting up water containers, trash and recycling containers and more.
Requirements: This requires walking and lifting.

Kids' Zone: Volunteers are responsible for establishing the activities (with OTS approval) available to kids along with securing in-kind "goodies" for bags. Volunteers also must have child safety in mind at all times.
Requirements: This requires creativity, the ability to secure in-kind goodies, and the ability to interact well with kids and their parents.

Tear Down: Calling all strong people! Dismantling event equipment such as tables and chairs, picking up signage on site and throughout the course routes and providing light clean up are all parts of the tear down process.
This requires volunteers who can lift and carry heavy objects and/or who can walk, bend and move easily.

Water Stations: Participants receive their much-needed water and/or sports drink along the course routes at the water stations. Oftentimes a sponsoring organization or community group enjoys gathering colleagues to man the water stations.
Requirements: This requires the ability to stand for long periods of time, bend, reach and move quickly. We prefer that water station volunteers be at least 10 years of age or have prior experience (and are accompanied by an adult.)

Questions?

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