Here’s everything you need to know for Mercy Medical Center’s 29th annual Especially for You Race Against Breast Cancer this Sunday in Cedar Rapids.
Both the 5k run and the 1-mile, family-friendly walk start at 8 a.m., which will kick off with opening ceremonies at 7:45 a.m.
The starting line is on 10th Street SE in front of the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center, next to Mercy Medical Center.
Both the 5k run and the 1-mile walk will end in NewBo. A course map can be found on the Especially for You website.
Race participants are encouraged to stay near the finish line for a post-race party that includes a pancake breakfast, live music and family-friendly activities.
Team registration is closed, but individuals can register until race day. Online registration is available at especiallyforyourace.org/efy/register.
On-site registration also is available at the following times and locations:
• Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. in Mercy Lot No. 19
• Saturday: 8-11:30 a.m. in Mercy Lot No. 19
• Sunday: 7-7:30 a.m. at Mercy’s Hall-Perrine Cancer Center
Just before the start of the race, breast cancer survivors are invited to participate in a group photo.
Individuals who wish to participate in the photo are asked to gather at the Hall Perrine Cancer Center parking lot, located at 701 10th St. SE, at 7:15 a.m. The group photo will be taken at 7:30 a.m.
For more information about the race, visit especiallyforyourace.org.
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