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Kicking Butt 5K Run/Walk
September 25, 2021 @ 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, September 25, 2021
Join us for our annual race that brings together survivors, fighters, advocates, healthcare providers and community partners to eliminate preventable colon cancer death and suffering.
Scenic paved route at Waterfront Park in downtown Louisville
Commemorative race shirts
Free Race Photos
Chip timing by RaceRise
Overall & Age Group Awards
Prizes for our Top Fundraising Teams
Our packet pickup will be held on Friday, September 24th from 10am-5pm at the offices of the Colon Cancer Prevention Project (Address: 1640 Lyndon Farm Ct #108, Louisville, KY 40223). We will also have race morning packet pickup from 7:15-8:15am at Waterfront Park.
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
7:30AM Packet Pickup Opens
8:00AM Healthy Village Opens
8:50AM Prerace Program
9:00AM Kicking Butt 5K Race Start
9:02AM 1 Mile Fun Walk starts
10:00AM 5K & Fundraising Awards Ceremony
5K RACE AWARDS Top 3 M/F Overall and Top 3 M/F in the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
5K RACE ROUTE Route map coming soon!
About the Project
The Colon Cancer Prevention Project started in 2004, when only 1 in 3 Kentuckians were getting life-saving colon cancer screenings. Now, about 2 in 3 Kentuckians are getting screened, and the incidence rate is down more than 25%. Kentucky is now nationally renowned for its work, which includes a state-wide screening program for low-income, uninsured people. The American Cancer Society estimates the diagnosis of 97,220 new cases of colon cancer and 43,030 new cases of rectal cancer in 2018. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women in the United States and the second leading cause in men. An expected 50,630 will die of colorectal cancer during 2018. (American Cancer Society)
We’re out to change those statistics, join us! Together we will stop this cancerous killer!
Qualify for awesome miscellaneous awards and to show your team spirit please use #kickbuttky2020 on Facebook or Instagram when posting your race photos