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NOTE: The public distancing required amid the spread of the COVID-19 virus has had an impact on many 2020 events. Please take a close look at the event information for the most up-to-date details.

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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Des Moines, IA – VIRTUAL 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

All Around Des Moines, Iowa

Use #GYRIGMyWay and share your activities!

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Claridge, PA – Jeepers Against Colon Cancer

Community Fundraiser benefiting the Colon Cancer Coalition
Colton Hall
3100 Blocks Rd
Claridge, PA 15623

Categories: Benefits

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Kansas City – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Kansas City, Missouri AND Kansas!

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Saturday, October 3, 2020

Boston, MA – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

In and around Boston, MA

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Living with Lynch Patient Workshop

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Milwaukee, WI – VIRTUAL Run/Walk

Milwaukee, Wauwatosa, Wherever, WI

Use #GYRIGMyWay and share your activities!

Sunday, October 18, 2020

New York, NY – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island, Long Island, Jersey...

Use #GYRIGMyWay and share your activities!

Saturday, November 14, 2020

Houston, TX – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Houston, TX and beyond

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Friday, June 11, 2021

Cromwell, CT – Blue Moon Gala

TPC River Highllands
1 Golf Club Rd
Cromwell, CT 06416

Categories: Other

Saturday, September 19, 2020

Seattle, WA – VIRTUAL Run/Walk

All around Seattle, WA

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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Asheville, NC – VIRTUAL Run/Walk

Asheville

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Saturday, September 19, 2020

Reno/Tahoe, NV – 5K Run/Walk – CANCELLED

University of Nevada - Reno
1664 N Virginia St
Reno, NV 89557

Due to the expanding concern around COVID-19, we have made the very difficult decision to cancel Get Your Rear in Gear – Reno/Tahoe. We must prioritize the health and safety of our patients, survivors, caregivers, sponsors, volunteers, employees, and everyone who helps make this event possible. This decision was made after reviewing the recommendations from the CDC and the uncertainty moving forward. Unfortunately, rescheduling this event is not possible for 2020, but we will be back in 2021!

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Indianapolis, IN – VIRTUAL Run/Walk

Get moving in Indianapolis, IN

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

Columbus, OH – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Columbus, Gahanna, or around Ohio

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

New Hampshire – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Memory Walk

Anywhere in New Hampshire

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

Little Rock, AR – 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run – CANCELLED

Burns Park Soccer Fields
North Little Rock, AR 72118

Due to the expanding concern around COVID-19, we have made the very difficult decision to cancel Get Your Rear in Gear – Little Rock. We must prioritize the health and safety of our patients, survivors, caregivers, sponsors, volunteers, employees, and everyone who helps make this event possible. This decision was made after reviewing the recommendations from the CDC and the uncertainty moving forward. Unfortunately, rescheduling this event is not possible for 2020, but we will be back in 2021!

Sunday, August 30, 2020

Twin Cities, MN – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run

Twin Cities, MN

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Saturday, August 29, 2020

Baton Rouge, LA – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Baton Rouge, LA

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Saturday, August 29, 2020

Tulsa, OK – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

In and around Tulsa, OK

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Saturday, August 22, 2020

Grand Rapids, MI – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Grand Rapids, Walker, or anywhere in the great state of Michigan

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Victoria, MN – Caboose Cup, Sean McQuillen Memorial Golf Outing

Deer Run Golf Club
8661 Deer Run Dr
Victoria, Minnesota

Categories: Caboose Cup

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Colchester, VT – VIRTUAL Run/Walk

Colchester, VT

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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Chicago, IL – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Chicagoland, IL, USA

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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Portland, OR – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Portland, OR

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Fort Worth, TX – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Fort Worth, TX

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Saturday, August 1, 2020

Green Bay, WI – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Green Bay, WI

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Sunday, July 19, 2020

Philadelphia, PA – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Philadelphia, PA

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Sunday, July 12, 2020

Virtual Blue Star Dinner for the Lone Star State

Email Mariah (at) coloncancercoalition (dot) org to RSVP!

Categories: Other

Sunday, July 12, 2020

San Francisco Bay Area – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Lake Merced - Sunset Parking Lot
Lake Merced Blvd & Sunset Blvd
Race village is located in the parking lot at the intersection of Lake Merced Blvd and Sunset Blvd.
San Francisco, California 94132

Friday, June 19, 2020

Bloomingdale, IL – Caboose Cup – CANCELLED

Community Fundraiser benefiting the Colon Cancer Coalition
Bloomingdale Golf Club
181 Glen Ellyn Rd
Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, event organizers have cancelled this event for 2020.

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Get Your Rear in Gear – Quarantine Edition

Fun, Free, Virtual Event any day between now and June 14.

DETAILS: Inside or outside, wherever you get your rear in gear! You can run, walk, hike, ride, dance, garden, bake. Do whatever moves you, and do it for at least 64 minutes to represent the 64 percent of people who survive a colon cancer diagnosis.

Share how YOU Get Your Rear in Gear on any social platform using #GYRIGMyWay.

On May 30, meet us on Facebook for a pep rally and celebration at 11 a.m. ET

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Allentown, PA – VIRTUAL Tour de Tush Bike Ride

Lone Lane Park
30 Lone Lane
Allentown, PA 18104

Categories: Tour de Tush

Saturday, June 6, 2020

Arlington, VA – Sweat Crawl – Postponed, new date TBD

Community Fundraiser benefiting the Colon Cancer Coalition
Next Phase
2009 14th St N. #2
Arlington, VA 22201

Categories: Benefits

Saturday, May 30, 2020

Winston-Salem, NC – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Quarry Park
1790 Quarry Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27107

Sunday, May 24, 2020

Wichita, KS – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Fun Run

Farm & Art Market Plaza
Old Town Wichita
Corner of 1st and Mosley

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Orlando, FL – VIRTUAL Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake
3401 S Hiawassee Rd Metro West
Orlando, Florida

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Madison, WI – 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run – CANCELLED

Promega
2800 Woods Hollow Rd
Fitchburg, WI 53711

Due to the expanding concern around COVID-19, we have made the very difficult decision to cancel Get Your Rear in Gear – Madison. We must prioritize the health and safety of our patients, survivors, caregivers, sponsors, volunteers, employees, and everyone who helps make this event possible. This decision was made after reviewing the recommendations from the CDC and the uncertainty moving forward. Unfortunately, rescheduling this event is not possible for 2020, but we will be back in 2021!

Thursday, April 23, 2020

New York, NY – EAO CRC Virtual Summit

Virtual Summit - No Travel Required!

Join the Colon Cancer Foundation and the Colon Cancer Coalition at this summit featuring renowned pioneers in epidemiology, experts in oncology and visionaries of health policy who are addressing early age onset colorectal cancer on the front lines. A new addition to the agenda is COVID-19: The latest information on what all patients and their caregivers need to know from renowned experts.

Categories: Other

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Flagstaff, AZ – NACA Colon Cancer Awareness 5K Run/1 Mile Walk – postponed, new date TBA

Buffalo Park Loop
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Organizers of this event have alerted that this event will be rescheduled for a later date to be determined.

This free family event is planned by Native Americans for Community Action, the University of Arizona Cancer Center's Office of Community Outreach & Engagement, the Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention, and the Colon Cancer Coalition.

Categories: Awareness Event

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Charlotte, NC – 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run – CANCELLED

Independence Park
Charlotte, NC

Given the growing concerns around COVID-19, we have made the very difficult decision to cancel Get Your Rear in Gear – Charlotte. We must prioritize the health and safety of our patients, survivors, caregivers, sponsors, volunteers, employees, and everyone who helps make this event possible. This decision was made after careful consideration of the recommendations surrounding large scale gatherings, and in consultation with the local event committee and health care professionals. We are committed to returning in 2021. Look for that date to be announced soon!

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Minnesota Blue Reception – Postponed, new date TBD

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory Visitor Center
Bullard Rainforest Auditorium
1225 Estabrook Drive
Saint Paul, MN 55103

Amid growing concern for the COVID-19 virus, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Minnesota Blue Reception originally planned for tonight, The health of all attendees is at the top of our mind. We are working with the venue to find a date to reschedule.

Categories: Awareness Event

Monday, March 9, 2020

MN Blue Awareness Night

Statewide, Minnesota

Categories: Awareness Event

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Beech Mountain, NC – Runs for Buns Ski Event

Beech Mountain Ski Resort
1007 Beech Mountain Pkwy
Beech Mountain, NC 28604

Categories: Other

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Raleigh, NC – 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

WakeMed Soccer Park
201 Soccer Park Dr
Cary, NC

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Savannah, GA – 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

225 Candler Dr
Savannah, GA US 31405

Get Your Rear in Gear - Savannah is a licensed event. This event is produced by the Nancy N. and J.C. Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion

Sunday, March 1, 2020

San Antonio, TX – 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Morgan's Wonderland
5223 David Edwards Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78233

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Austin, TX – 5K Run/Walk & Kids’ Fun Run

Camp Mabry (Texas National Guard)
2210 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Tucson, AZ – 5K Run/Walk

Omni Tucson National Resort
2727 W. Club Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85742

This race is part of the Cologuard Classic and planned in partnership with the Tucson Conquistadors.

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Past Events

See an archive of past events, photo galleries, timed run results and more!

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The Blue Mile

Celebrate, remember, or honor someone in your life impacted by colorectal cancer. The Blue Mile is a portion of the run/walk or bike route dotted with customized signs in tribute of those we love.

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Fundraising

Our participants and fundraisers are a big part of our success. The money raised by our participants goes directly into colorectal cancer screening, prevention, and patient support.

Fundraising

Download the Fundraising App

Team captains can recruit team members and manage fundraising. Individuals are able to update their personal story and ask for donations. The App also connects directly to Facebook to create a fundraiser that directly benefits the event towards the personal goal.

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 Volunteer

The heart of our events are the volunteers. Each event is lead by a local volunteer event director and supported by volunteers who run registration, help set-up the course, and more. Your help is appreciated. Please join us!

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Sponsor

Our sponsors help ensure success at each event. Join your local event, or become a sponsor at the national level. We want to talk to you!

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Be a Virtual Walker or Runner

Already have plans on race day? Not a morning person? No worries, we’ve got the deal for you. Register as a virtual runner or walker, you receive an event t-shirt and a personalized fundraising page to help make a difference.

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Get Ready to Race

If you’re ready to train and run, we’re ready to help! We’ve got resources that will help you be your best on race day.

Pre-Race Fitness Bicycle Safety

Event FAQ

From registration to donation to participation, we’ve got you covered.

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Weather Policy

Does the weather look dreary? All events are rain or shine, but make the best decision for your family. Read our full weather policy to learn more.

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 Code of Conduct

We expect all participants, volunteers, staff, sponsors, and vendors will make all people in attendance at a Colon Cancer Coalition event feel welcome and valued.

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