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FAQ

Q: What time does the Race Start?
A: Race will start at 8:00 with the Runners going first, there will be a 10-15 minute delay before the walkers will start. 

Q: I am a volunteer. Do I have to pay to enter the Race?
A: If you want to participate in the race and receive a race t-shirt, yes, you do need to register as either a runner or walker. 

Q: Where do I turn in donations?
A: There are four different ways:

1) Bank Night - TBA

1755 Oviedo Mall Blvd, Oviedo, FL 32765

2) Pre Race Pick up - TBA

3) Race Weekend - Saturday, October 22nd and 23rd @ Donation Tent

4) Mail - **don’t forget to include the name of the participant that collected the donations**:
Susan G. Komen – Central Florida Affiliate
1755 Oviedo Mall Blvd., Oviedo, FL 32765


Q: I’m a Survivor. Where do I pick up my pink shirt & Cap?
A: Survivors may pick up their pink shirts & caps at Survivor Packet Pickup in the Registration area during Race weekend.  See this page for exact dates and times. 

Q: Where do I pick up an "In Celebration Of" or "In Memory Of" back sign?
A: In the Registration Area @ the "Who are you Running For" Tent near the Survivor Packet Pickup, on Race Day.

Q: Who can go into the In the Pink® tent?
A: It is only for Survivors and one guest, sponsors and In the Pink® participants. Admission to In the Pink® also includes one entry for any race event (i.e. walker, runner, etc.).

Q: Where is water?
A: Water will be available at two locations on the course and at the finish line in the refreshment corral.  The In the Pink® tent will also have pre and post-Race refreshments.

Q: I can’t run or walk in the Race. Can I still participate?
A: Yes, you can participate in one of two ways. If you are able to come out on Race day, we encourage you to join us at the Oviedo Mall, cheer on the runners and walkers and honor the Survivors. If you cannot come out on Race day, register for Sleep in for the Cure®.

Q: Will the Race be cancelled if it rains on Race Day?
A: The Race takes place rain or shine. We reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds, rather your entry fee will be used as a donation to the Komen Central Florida Affiliate.

Q: Do I have to collect pledge money to participate in the Race?
A: No, you do not have to collect pledge money to participate in the race, however we encourage everyone to raise as much as you can for the fight against breast cancer. If every participant collected just $100 in pledges, we would be on our way to raise over $1 million to battle this devastating disease!

Q: Is my registration fee tax deductible?
A: Your registration fee is not tax deductible because you receive goods and services in return for your contribution, but all pledge contributions and personal donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

Q: Are children allowed to walk/run in the Race?
A: Children may participate in the Race as long as they are able to complete it under their own accord. Children must be registered as participants, their parent or legal guardian must sign the waiver on their behalf and should be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian on Race day. Please review the children’s events under Kids for the Cure® as they may be better suited for your child.

Q: What are the deadlines to register?
A: Paper Entry Form Registration: Must be postmarked by Friday, September 16th.
Last Date to Register Online: Must be registered by midnight, Monday, October 17th.

Q: If I register for the Race, am I guaranteed a t-shirt?
A: T-shirts are limited to the first 5,000 race registrants who pick up their race bibs.

Q: How can I pay tribute to someone special at the Race?
A: "In Memory Of" and "In Celebration Of" back signs will be available on Race Day and at Pre-Registration. Use as many of these as you like to honor those you love who have been affected by breast cancer.

Q: Can I bring my dog/stroller/inline skates to the race?
A: For the safety of all participants, inline skates, skateboards, and pets are not permitted.  Strollers are only allowed in the one mile walk. 

Q. Can friends and family make an online donation to me as a race or team participant?
A: Yes. From our Race for the Cure website page, friends and family can locate a Participant by clicking this link. By typing in the name of the Participant, they will be directed to the Participant's personalized pledge page.

Q. I participated in last year's Race and registered online. Why are my username and password not working?
A: We have an upgraded site this year and your username and password has changed. You should have received an email with your new login information. If not, please click here and scroll to the boxes marked "Forgot my...", fill in the appropriate information and your username or password will be emailed to you. If you still have problems, please email us at race@komencentralflorida.org.

Q. I forgot my username or password. How can I find out what they are?
A: Click here and scroll to the boxes marked "Forgot my...", fill in the appropriate information and your username or password will be emailed to you. If you still have problems, please email us at  race@komencentralflorida.org.

Q: Have a question about Online Registration and/or the Pledge Program?
A: Please e-mail us at race@komencentralflorida.org to have all of your Race day questions answered.

Q: How do I enter my offline donations in my Participant Center?
A: When you receive a cash or check donation, you can enter it in your Participant Center so that your fundraising thermometer changes. Log into your Participant Center, click on "My Progress" on the right and find the link "Enter Gifts Received Offline". Click that link and then enter each offline gift received. Mail your offline donations to the following address or drop them off at the Donations tent during Race weekend.
Susan G. Komen – Central Florida Affiliate
1755 Oviedo Mall Blvd.
Oviedo, FL 32765

Q: Can I create a short or unique URL for my personal fundraising page so I can email it to my family and friends?
A: Yes! Log into your Participant Center and there is a link on the bottom right that says:  "Update personal URLs". Click on that link and then you can set your personal URL then copy and paste into an email or even share on facebook or twitter.