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Komen Nebraska Race for the Cure Coming Oct. 7

Methodist Team Registration Deadline is
Sunday, Sept. 30

If you request to have your race bib and t-shirt mailed to you, you will need to register by Sept. 19.

Methodist Health System is a Platinum Sponsor for the Komen Nebraska Race for the Cure. This year's event is set for Sunday, Oct. 7, at Baxter Arena, 67th and Center streets, Omaha.

Join the Methodist Health System Team for this important event that promotes awareness of and raises funds to find a cure for breast cancer. Methodist employees are NOT required to meet Komen's suggested fundraising goals (which will appear during the registration process), nor is any additional fundraising necessary for participation.

RACE DAY SCHEDULE AND START TIMES: Sunday, Oct. 7

  • 6 a.m. – Registration opens – Outside North Entrance, Baxter Arena*

  • 7 a.m. – Baxter Arena opens/Sponsor Expo – Baxter Arena

  • 7 a.m. – Kids area opens up/Kids for the Cure Kids Dash/100-Yard Fun Run – Baxter Arena Lot 25

  • 8:15 a.m. –  Survivor Photo/Survivor Parade
    The parade will start on the main floor of Baxter Arena and go to the Race start line.

  • 9 a.m. – 5K Run/ Walk or 1-Mile Walk –  Starts in front of Baxter Arena’s South Entrance

*PLEASE NOTE: Baxter Arena will close at 9 a.m.

REGISTRATION FEES INCLUDE T-SHIRT

  • $30 – Team Member
  • $10 – Kids and/or Kids for the Cure (Kids' Dash) (Ages 3-12)
  • FREE – Kids under age 3 (must still be registered; will not receive T-shirt)
  • $10 – Survivors

There will be no timed run this year.

TO REGISTER FOR THE METHODIST TEAM
Note: All corporate team registration is online only. Payment via credit/debit card is required.

To begin online registration for Race for the Cure, click here.

  • Select “Register.”

  • Select "Join a Team."

  • You will be asked if you have participated in the race before.
    If yes, enter your Race for the Cure user name and password to log in.
    If no, provide your contact information and set up a password.

  • Search for "Methodist Health System."

  • Select “GO.”

  • Select "Join Team" on the right.

  • Select your participation type.

  • Follow the online prompts for registration.

On the address information page, be sure to include your Methodist department/location rather than your home address, unless you choose to have your packet mailed to you. Your work email would be helpful as well, as shown in the box below. If family/friends are registering for the Methodist team, have them indicate your name and department/location in this field. This information is necessary to get the race packets/T-shirts to you.

For those who register by the Sept. 30 deadline, Methodist will again be delivering your packet to your office. Please remember to complete the notes to the team captain to let us know your location.

Packet Pick Up

If you miss the online deadline for Methodist and register online at a later date, you can pick up your packet on the following dates/times at individual packet pick-up:

Race T-shirt/Bib Pick-Up 
Mayflower Select Van & Storage - 8006 J Street, Omaha 

  • Thursday, Oct. 4, 4 – 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 5, 4 – 7 p.m. 
  • Saturday, Oct. 6, 9 a.m. to noon

If you request to have your race bib and t-shirt mailed to you, you will need to register by September 19.

For More Information

Visit the 2018 Komen Nebraska Race for the Cure website.