NOTE: Due to the number of expected participants at the Pink Ribbon Run, we will be wave starting. You will be assigned to a group when you pick up your packet. Participants who pay for timing chips will be in the first wave. Those running or walking with strollers or wheelchairs will be in the final wave. The corrals will be located in Havermale Meadow and will be marked with balloons so you can easily find your color group. All participants must show their race bib to enter the starting area.
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Q. When is the Pink Ribbon Run? A. The Pink Ribbon Run will be held on April 23, 2017. The Run start time is 9:00 a.m.
Q. Where is the Pink Ribbon Run? A. The Pink Ribbon Run will start and finish in Riverfront Park. The course map is posted here. The Run Expo will take place in the Lilac Bowl in Riverfront Park.
Q. How much is the registration fee? A. Through Friday, March 31, 2017: Adult (18 and over): $25 Youth (17 and under): $15 Virtual Participant: $35
Add Ons: Timing Chip: $10 (required for Bloomsday Second Seeding) Kids on Wheels: $5 per child in stroller (small youth t-shirt included) Pink Ribbon Sign: $15
Adult registration fees increase to $35 on April 1, 2017.
Q. What is the deadline for registering? A. Online registration is now closed but you can still register in person at the DoubleTree Hotel: Friday, April 21st: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, April 22nd: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, April 23rd: beginning at 7:00 a.m.
Q. Is my registration fee tax-deductible? A. No, your registration fee helps defray the costs of producing the Pink Ribbon Run and is not considered tax-deductible. However, any amount you choose to donate above the entry fee is tax-deductible.
Q. What is included in the registration fee? A. You will get a Run number, a t-shirt and a great feeling!
Q. How can I register? A. Online registration is now closed but you can still register in person at the DoubleTree Hotel: Friday, April 21st: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, April 22nd: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, April 23rd: beginning at 7:00 a.m.
Q. How will I receive my packet and t-shirt? A. Packet pick up will take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Spokane City Center in the Grand Ballroom on: Friday, April 21st: 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, April 22nd: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, April 23rd: beginning at 7:00 a.m.
Q. Is the Pink Ribbon Run a Bloomsday Second Seed qualifier? A. Yes! Participants hoping to qualify for Bloomsday Second Seeding must register for a timing chip. NOTE: Timing chip participants must be registered by Saturday, April 22. We are unable to add timing chips on Sunday morning. For more information on Bloomsday and Second Seeding, visit their website.
Q. How can I become a volunteer? A. We could not do the Pink Ribbon Run without our awesome volunteers! Sign ups will open in March so stay tuned!
Race day questions
Q. How long is the Pink Ribbon Run? A. The Pink Ribbon Run is a 5k route, which is approximately 3.1 miles. There is also a shorter route option (approximately 1 mile). We welcome both walkers and runners but do ask participants to leave their bikes, skates and pets at home. If you are unable to join us April 23, you can still register as a Virtual Participant and get your packet and t-shirt mailed to you!
Q. What should I bring? A. Comfortable shoes. Appropriate clothing for weather conditions - costumes are encouraged! Any remaining donations or pledges that need to be turned in (with a completed donation form). A photo of a loved one affected by breast cancer to add to our Tribute Wall.
Q. Is there a gear check? A. Gear check will be available.
Q. Will my participation in the Pink Ribbon Run be timed? A. You will only be timed if you add a timing chip to your registration for $10. NOTE: Timing chip participants must be registered by Saturday, April 22. We are unable to add chips on Sunday morning.
Q. Are strollers allowed at the event? A. Of course! We offer a Kids on Wheels add on for children that are too young to walk/run. It is only $5 per child in a stroller and each registered child will get a youth small t-shirt. For your safety and the safety of others, participants with strollers will be placed in the final wave. And don't forget to decorate your stroller!
Q. Are inline skates, bikes, scooters or skateboards allowed at the Pink Ribbon Run? A. No. For everyone's safety, skates, bikes, scooters and skateboards are not permitted on the Run course.
Q. Are pets allowed at the Pink Ribbon Run? A. No, pets (leashed or unleashed) are not permitted per Spokane Municipal Code. Service dogs are not considered pets and, accompanying their human partners, are most welcome.
Q. What if it rains? A. Every Woman Can holds the right to cancel or change the date or location of the Pink Ribbon Run at its sole discretion, including in case of extreme weather. However, we do plan to hold the Run rain or shine as long as our participants' safety is not compromised. Please dress accordingly.
Q. How can I honor a loved one at the Pink Ribbon Run? A. There are many ways to honor your loved one at the Run. Celebrate a survivor or remember a loved one lost by bringing their photo to the DoubleTree Hotel and hanging it on our Tribute Wall. You can also purchase a Pink Ribbon Sign, decorate it in honor of your loved one and then the Run staff will placed it along the course for all to see on Race Day.
Q. Transportation, Directions and Parking A. While no free parking is provided, there is parking available throughout downtown Spokane with many parking lots in the vicinity of Riverfront Park, including parking for a fee at River Park Square, the Spokane Convention Center, Davenport Grand and Parkade. We encourage participants to use public transit when possible. Click here for the Spokane Transit Authority schedules. Approximately 5,000 participants are expected this year so please plan your morning to allow adequate time for traffic and parking.