General Race Information
Q. When is the Race?
A. The Race will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018.
Q. Where is the Race?
A. The Race will be held at the Alamodome, Lot C.
Q. How much is the registration fee?
Q. Is my registration fee tax-deductible?
A. No, your registration fee helps with event production costs for the Race and is not considered tax-deductible. However, any amount that you donate above the registration fee is tax-deductible and helps locals get access to breast cancer healthcare.
Q. What is included in the registration fee?
A. You will receive a 2018 Susan G. Komen San Antonio Race for the Cure® t-shirt and Race bib. Packets will start to ship beginning end of March 2018.
Q. How can I register?
A. You can register online by clicking here.
Q. How will I receive my Race packet including t-shirt?
A. Packet shipping is $7 per person. You must be registered by Friday, April 20th at noon. T-shirt and Race bib will be mailed beginning end of March 2018.
You can also pick up your packet for FREE at the Alamodome, Lot C from May 3-4, 2018. (Times to be announced).
Q. How long is the Race?
A. The Race is a 5K walk/run, which is approximately 3.1 miles. There is also a shorter route option, the Family Fun Run, which is approximately 1 mile. You can choose to walk or run either route. If you are unable to walk or run, you can still register and join us on Race day or virtually.
Q. How can I become a volunteer?
A. The success of the Komen San Antonio Race depends heavily on the support we receive from our volunteers in the months leading up to the Race and on Race Day. There are many ways you can get involved. For more information, click here.
Q. Are pet and strollers allowed at the event?
A. Pets, with the exception of service animals, are prohibited from the event, but strollers are permitted.
Q. What if it rains?
A. Komen holds the right to cancel or change the date or location of the Race in its sole discretion, including in the circumstance of extreme weather. It is likely, however, that the event will happen rain or shine. Please dress accordingly.
Q. Why fundraise for Komen San Antonio Race for the Cure®?
A. As little as $1 can make a difference by helping fighters and survivors receive the care they need. Register for the celebration. Fundraise to help participants in the fight.
Take a look at this year’s contests and prizes for you and your team. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q. Does the money raised stay right here in our community?
A. Yes! Race for the Cure makes an impact. 100% of net proceeds provide local breast cancer screening, treatment assistance, education, and pain relief services for patients without insurance. Komen San Antonio also supports groundbreaking breast cancer research and scientific initiatives at UT Health San Antonio.
Q. Where do I send donations?
A. Donation can be mailed to: P.O. Box 6678, San Antonio, TX 78209.
For donations on behalf of an individual participant or a team, please include that information with your check.
Q. Is there a deadline for fundraising?
A. All donations must be received by Tuesday, June 5, 2018 and will be credited toward your fundraising goal.
The fundraising deadline to be eligible for the Top Team Village ($3,500 minimum) is April 20, 2018 at noon. Top Fundraising Individual, Teams, and Survivor/Fighter will also be determined for Race day recognition.
Click here to view our Top Fundraising Rewards.
Q. When will I receive my fundraising incentives?
A. Your fundraising incentives are calculated based on the total fundraising dollars you have collected individually. Every participant who raises $250 or more by April 20, 2018 will receive a Fundraising Finisher Medal on Race day. The 2018 Top Fundraising Individuals, Teams, and Survivor/Fighter will be contacted on April 23, 2018 with Race day details and award information.
Q. What are some ways I can fundraise for my team/my individual goal?
A. We have plenty of ideas. Click here for more information on how you can get started!
Q. How do I form a team?
A. Please visit our Race website and hit the, "Register Now" button. It will then prompt you to Re-form or Join a Team. For more information, contact us at 210-222-9009 or email@example.com.
Q. What are the benefits of a team?
A. Forming or joining a team multiplies the fun you will have on Race day. You can create a team to celebrate a survivor or honor someone you have lost. You can also create a corporate team and get your entire company involved. There are great contests and incentives for teams. To learn more click here.
Q. Do teams have to fundraise?
A. Fundraising helps local breast cancer fighters and survivors receive the care they need. Imagine the impact a team of 10 members could have if they all raised just $10? Your team could provide 4 round-trip rides to treatment or one life-saving mammogram. Click here to get a list of "fun"draising events your team can do.
Q. One of my team members registered as an individual when they meant to join my team. How do they correct this?
A. Please contact Komen San Antonio at 210-222-9009 or firstname.lastname@example.org to get this corrected.
Q. Can donations made to a team be split or shared among team members?
A. We are unable to split or transfer donations between individual and team accounts.
Q. Will there be an area for my team to meet-up on Race day?
A. There is not a designated area for teams to meet on Race day. However, if your team raises $3,500 on or before Friday, April 20 at noon, you will be invited to join the party in our Top Team Village area and enjoy VIP treatment on Race day!
For additional questions, please contact us at 210-222-9009 or email@example.com.