For all Get Your Rear in Gear® and Tour de Tush® events in 2017, teams and individual participants are invited to add a personalized sign to the Blue Mile. This section of the run/walk course or bike route will honor those diagnosed with any cancer, remember loved ones, and celebrate the important people in their lives. After the event, be sure to take your sign home with you!

The easiest way to secure a sign in the Blue Mile is to order when you register. Blue Mile signs can also be ordered through the button at the top of each event page at any other time. Orders must be placed 10 days before the scheduled event.  After this time the order button will be disabled and additional orders will not be processed.

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The Details

  • $25 each or 2 for $40
  • Signs are double sided (same image on both sides)
  • Sign will be placed on the course by event staff
  • Include personal message (50 characters, including spaces and punctuation)
  • Deadline: Signs must be ordered and configured at least 10 days prior to event (signs not configured at this time MAY NOT be processed, signs ordered after this deadline WILL NOT be processed)
  • Signs will not be available for purchase at packet pick-up or on race day
  • Once your sign order is placed, please “configure” your sign and indicate if you would like to add a photo (a button to do this will appear when you complete your registration).
  • Important: if your sign is not configured 10 days prior to the event, a sign with the colon cancer star will be delivered to the race in recognition of your loved one. 

To include a photo (optional)

  • Photos must be AT LEAST 1MB.  How do I check the size of my digital photo?
  • ImportantPhoto must meet file size requirements to be included. Submitted photos not meeting file size requirements will not be added to your sign. We will not be able to follow-up with you to request a new image.
  • After ordering your signs through the website, email your high resolution photos at least 10 days before the event to kate (at)


  • Choose a photo that is meaningful to you.
  • You may decide to Celebrate anyone in your life, a caregiver, survivor, even a physician or nurse who made a big impact on your care or the care of a loved one.

Already order your sign, but are having trouble configuring it or need to make a change? Please contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

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