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Celebrating 14 years of the Triad LUNGe Forward 5K Run, Walk & Celebration, this year's event is a celebration of hope and remembrance. You can look forward to music, exhibitors and much more. All lung cancer survivors receive complimentary registration.

 


Event Details 

Date:  Saturday, September 18, 2021 
Location:  Center City Park, 200 N. Elm Street, Greensboro NC 
Time:  8:00 a.m. - noon

 


Registration Pricing & Details 

ADULT

Adult - EARLY BIRD (Age 21 years old+. Pricing Extended until August 14 -$25.00

Adult - (Age 21 years old+. August 15 – September 17) - $30.00

Adult - (Age 21 years old+. Event day, September 18) - $35.00

All 5K participants will be timed. 1K participants will not be timed.


YOUTH/STUDENT

Youth/Student - EARLY BIRD (Age 20 years old or younger.) Pricing Extended until August 14 - $15.00

Youth/Student - (Age 20 years old or younger. August 15 – September 17) - $20.00

Youth/Student - (Age 20 years old or younger. Event day, September 18) - $25.00

All 5K participants will be timed. 1K participants will not be timed. 


CELEBRATED ATTENDEES

Lung Cancer Survivor - FREE

Veteran - (Thank you for your service!) - $20.00

Health Care Worker or First Responder - (Thank you for your service!) - $20.00

Lounge for Lung Cancer - (Can’t attend the race or want to participate from your own community? Choose this option and support from wherever you are or stay home in your comfy pajamas on Event Day! We appreciate your support and will mail you your t-shirt after the event.) - $25.00

All 5K participants will be timed. 1K participants will not be timed. 


Registration Details

Registration Deadlines: Mail-in Registration Deadline is Monday, September 13 and Online Registration closes Wednesday, September 15 at midnight. Registration will be available at our Advanced Packet Pickup and on Race Day.

Mail-in Registration: Click here for Registration Form. Send forms to Triad LUNGe Forward, 5171 Glenwood Ave. Suite 401, Raleigh, NC 27612.Survivor registration complementary but necessary.

Race Awards: There will be awards given for the following categories in both male and female as well as men’s and women’s best overall competitive timed participants: 9 & younger, 10-11, 12-14, 15-18, 19-20, 21-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

 


T-Shirts

All pre-registrants are guaranteed an event t-shirt. Pre-registered survivors will receive a survivor shirt. There will be a very limited quantity of shirts available for those who register on event day.

 

Event Day Schedule

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - Entertainment; exhibits; music; on-stage recognition of veterans, lung cancer survivors and top fundraisers; pre-packaged food

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. - Survivors' Pre-Packaged Breakfast served

9:30 a.m. - 5K Run / Walk Staggered Start Times Begin

9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. - Post-race celebration, including food, beer provided by Kau, music and more

10:40 a.m. - Race Awards

 


Advanced Packet Pick-Up 

For your convenience, there will be advanced packet pick-up scheduled.

o Thursday, September 16 in Transplace at 4-7pm
o Friday, September 17 in Omega on Battleground at 3-7pm

Pick up your race packet early and save time on race day! You CAN pick up for your entire team. We will prepare your team bags in advance if you contact us by Thursday, September 16 at 5:00 p.m. Email: SOehler@LungCancerInitiativeNC.org with the team name, person picking up the bags and phone number.

 

 


Parking Map

Triad Parking Map

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Course Map 

 

Greensboro Course Map

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Rain Plan

The event will be held Rain or Shine. The exception would be weather that presents a hazard to participants and volunteers. A decision regarding cancellation will be made on event day and posted on this website's Home Page. No refunds would be issued. 

 


Race Venue Safety Precautions & Guidelines 

Due to the ever-changing conditions for health and wellness in our community, we want to assure you that LCI is committed to doing everything possible to ensure a safe event environment for all participants at this year's Triad LUNGe Forward in Center City Park. If you are immunocompromised, unvaccinated or uncomfortable for any reason, please consider our online participation options.

We hope you will follow all suggested guidelines to make this event as successful and safe as possible for all:

  • If you or a family member is sick or experiencing any symptoms of sickness, you are encouraged to stay home
  • Vaccinations are strongly recommended
  • All LCI staff, volunteers and race personnel will be masked-up
  • Masks are required for all unvaccinated participants and strongly recommended for all attendees when not on the 5K course
  • We will have hand sanitizing stations readily available throughout the event
  • Extra masks will be on-hand for participants arriving without their own masks
  • All food and beverages will be either pre-packaged or distributed in a manner to keep safe for all those partaking; water on the race course will be bottled, however, please feel free to also bring your own
  • Participate in your family/friend pod and practice social distancing
  • The Kids' Dash will not be occurring, but all children will receive a prepackaged goody bag at either of the packet pickups or registration tent
  • Race day registration will be contactless

 Thank you to our Veterans & First Responders for their service!

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Lung Cancer Initiative appreciates the severity of COVID-19. As we are dedicated to serving the needs of people with lung cancer and their loved ones, we are closely monitoring the latest developments related to the outbreak and responding accordingly. We will follow all guidelines from the CDC and local officials as it pertains to mass gatherings and social distancing. Event changes will be posted on the homepage of this website and sent to registered participants.

 


Pick up your race packet early and save time on race day! You can pick up for your entire team. We will prepare your team bags in advance if you contact us by Wednesday, October 30 at 5:00PM Email:  soehler@lungcancerinitiativenc.org with the team name, person picking up the bags and phone number.