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Event History

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Event Day

Additional Activities

Bring the family and enjoy various children's activities, including bounce houses and face painting! Pizza and refreshments will be provided. Details to come!

Course Description

Take in the beauty of Virginia Beach as you run or walk along the oceanfront boardwalk.

Advance Packet Pick-up

For your convenience, advance packet pick-up (includes your short sleeve t-shirt) will be available:

Thursday, Nov. 2 from 4–7 pm OR Friday, Nov. 3 from 3–6 pm at:
Running Etc.
1940 Laskin Road, Suite 302
Virginia Beach, VA  23454
(We encourage you to come to one of the packet pick-up times on Thursday or Friday).

Race Awards

Awards will be presented to the top three overall male and female finishers and the top overall male and female finisher in the following age divisions: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+.

Fundraising Prizes

The more you raise, the more you are rewarded! Raise $100 and earn your hero cape! In addition to the cape, you can earn another prize depending on the fundraising level you reach. At $250 you can earn a Race for Breath tumbler; at $500 a Race For Breath towel; at $1,000 a Race for Breath rolling cooler; and at $2,500 a soft shell Race for Breath full zip jacket!

Bottle Cooler
$250 - Tumbler $500 - Beach Towel $1,000 - Rolling Cooler $2,500 - Full Zip Jacket

 

Lodging

If you are traveling to Race for Breath and need lodging, we have a block of rooms reserved at: Courtyard by Marriott Oceanfront South (1 block from starting line), 2501 Atlantic Ave., Virginia Beach, VA 23451, phone (757) 491-6222 or (800) 321-2211. Standard Rooms: $91/night. (Mention RACE FOR BREATH when making your reservations to secure the group discount rate.)

Book your group rate for Race for Breath

Event Policies

Please read our event policies in regard to pets, severe weather, and cancellation.

Mail-In Forms

   
Registration Form  

Donation/Pledge Form

 

 

Parking & Map

Allow time for locating street parking near the 24th St. entrance to the oceanfront boardwalk.

 

Event History

2016: 2015: 2014:
over 750 participants   close to 900 participants
over $82,000 raised   over $100,000 raised
2016 Race Results 2015 Race Results  
2016 Photos 2015 Photos 2014 Photos

 

Volunteer

Free to Breathe depends on the kindness and dedication of volunteers to make the event a success. A variety of volunteer opportunities exist, and whether part of the planning committee or event day festivities each person makes a difference.

Find out how you can get involved by contacting:

Nicole Piette, Co-Race Director
Email: cnemanuel@aol.com

Stacy Peterson, Co-Race Director
Email: stacyemanuel@yahoo.com

Partner with Us

As a partner of Race for Breath benefitting Free to Breathe, your support can mean the world to people affected by lung cancer. It can also provide an unparalleled opportunity to create a unique selling proposition for your organization. As a Race for Breath event partner, you will increase visibility, build credibility, gain access to important markets, and differentiate your organization.

For partnership opportunities, please contact:

Sara Peterson, Events Manager
Email: speterson@freetobreathe.org
Phone: (608) 828-8833

Contact

Sara Peterson, Events Manager
Email: speterson@freetobreathe.org
Phone: (608) 828-8833

Nicole Piette, Co-Race Director
Email: cnemanuel@aol.com

Stacy Peterson, Co-Race Director
Email: stacyemanuel@yahoo.com
 

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