Posted by Madison Dusek on Feb 2, 2017 2:46:51 PM

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Rapid City Medical Center, LLP and The Endoscopy Center, Inc. will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk for colon cancer awareness on March 11, 2017 in Founders Park. The Bottoms Up 5K aims to increase awareness of colon cancer and to raise funds for early detection and prevention. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society’s “80% by 2018” initiative. While colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. among combined genders, early detection and removal of precancerous polyps saves lives. The goal is to make sure that 80% of all adults over the age of 50 are following screening guidelines.

Registration for the event is now open. The registration form is attached to this article or you can pick one up at The Runner’s Shop, Rapid City Medical Center, or The Endoscopy Center. Fees for the event are:

  • Registration prior to 2/25: $20 ($15 for RCMC employees and members of the Runner’s Club)
  • Registration after 2/25: $25

Registration Form

The Race Day Schedule is as follows:

  • 10:00am – Registration
  • 10:50am – Race Line Up
  • 11:00am – Race Starts
  • Noon – Lunch and Brews

Please join us after the run at Lost Cabin Beer Co. for lunch with Smokin’ Hot Catering LLC.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this event, please contact Andi Litton or Leslie Messenger at (605)342-3280 prior to February 5th. Several sponsorship levels are still available.

 

Madison Dusek

Written by Madison Dusek

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