FAQs

General Race Information

Q. When is the Race?
   A. The Race will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018. The Race start time will be at 9am.

Q. Where is the Race?
   A. The Race will be held at Dodger Stadium

Q. How much is the registration fee?
   A.

Adult $40
Breast Cancer Survivor $30
Youth $25
Virtual $40

Q. Is my registration fee tax-deductible?
   A. No, your registration fee helps defray the costs of producing the Race and is not considered tax-deductible. However, any amount that you choose to donate above the entry fee is tax-deductible.

Q. What is included in the registration fee?
   A. You will get a Race number, a Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® t-shirt, and a great feeling!

Q. How can I register?
   A. You can register online by clicking here. You can also register offline by downloading this form and mailing to the address below:

Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County
5901 W. Century Blvd, Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Q. How will I receive my Race packet including t-shirt?
   A.  Dates/times/locations for packet pick-up events:

New Balance Stores
·         Pasadena: Saturday, March 3 from 11am-2pm
                 270 S Arroyo Pkwy, Pasadena, CA 91105
·         Santa Monica: Sunday, March 4 from 11am-1pm
                2600 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403
·         South Bay (Torrance):  Sunday, March 4 from 3pm-5pm
                20611 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503

Q. How long is the Race?
   A. The Race is a 5K route, which is approximately 3.1 miles. You may choose to walk or run. If you are unable to walk or run, you can still register and join us on Race day. We are always looking for people to cheer on our runners and walkers.

Q. How can I become a volunteer?
A. Thank you for your interest, volunteer opportunities is closed, please check back in October for our 2019 Race for the Cure

Q. Are pet and strollers allowed at the event?
   A. Pets 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.

Fundraising FAQ

Q. Does the Komen Race for the Cure® require fundraising?
   A. You are not required to fundraise, but we do encourage all participants to fundraise above the entry fee. Just Imagine the IMPACT - If every Race participant raises just $100 in addition to their registration fee, we would bring in an additional $360,000 to support local screening, treatment and educational programs in our community!

Q. Does the money raised stay right here in our community?
   A. Yes! Seventy-five percent of the net income from the Race stays right here in our community to fund vital breast cancer health education and breast cancer screening and treatment programs.
The remaining twenty-five percent supports Komen’s national research and training grants program

Q. Where do I send donations?
   A. You can mail donations to:
Susan G. Komen Los Angeles County
5901 W. Century Blvd, Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90045

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 on your behalf that are received by March 31, 2018 will be credited to your fundraising total.

Q. When will I receive my fundraising incentives?
   A. Your fundraising incentives are calculated based on the total fundraising dollars you have collected.You will receive your incentives on Race day . Prizes are not cumulative.

Q. What are some ways I can fundraise for my team/my individual goal?
   A. We have plenty of ideas on our Fundraising Tips page!

TEAM FAQ

Q. How do I form a team?
   A. We have many "teams of one" and we encourage teams of any size.  Click the register button to start or re-form a team to begin the process.  For more information, contact Eddie Hernandez at ehernandez@komenlacounty.org

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. To learn more check out the Team Rewards page.

Q. Do teams have to fundraise?
   A. Teams are not required to fundraise but we strongly encourage fundraising. Fundraising as a team can be fun. Click here to get a list of fundraising 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 Eddie Hernandez at ehernandez@komenlacounty.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. Yes, Team Zone provides a fantastic opportunity for teams to have a premium spot to gather at the Race. Teams can meet pre-Race, pose for team photos and rally to the start line together as you celebrate your team’s accomplishments. You can order a Team Zone tent during registration by clicking the appropriate box. Alternatively, you can call the Komen office at 310-575-3011 to make your order. Orders are due no later than 3/2/18. Please download this form for additional details. However you choose to celebrate on Race day, Team Zone is the perfect place for you to do it!

Click the register button to start or re-form a team to begin the process
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Event Day Information

2018 Komen Los Angeles County Race for the CureŽ

3-10-18

Dodger Stadium

1000 Vin Scully Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90012

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