on MARCH 26TH 2016

Join us in an effort to raise awareness of Colorectal Cancer and provide funds to local Colorectal Cancer patients. Get fit, have fun and help out, at the same time!

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About the Event

As you know, March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – a time set aside to help raise awareness about colorectal cancer and the importance of early detection.


For the past eight years, Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, Lake Cumberland Surgery Center, and several other healthcare/business partners have sponsored a 5K walk/run. Proceeds from this event will go to Lake Cumberland Friends for the purpose of providing financial assistance for uninsured/underinsured individuals who need screening for colorectal cancer.

Community response for this event has been very gratifying over the years. Last year, nearly 150 individuals participated in the 5K, raising $7,625 for Lake Cumberland Friends, a 501 C-3 organization dedicated to providing financial assistance to local individuals.

Event Details

The Eighth Annual "Raising Awareness Saving Lives" 5K Walk/Run will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2016. Registration will begin at 7:15 a.m. and the race will begin at 8:30 a.m. We are looking forward to another fun-filled day including an informational fair, refreshments and door prizes.

Entry fee will be $20 per person in advance or $25 on the day of the event. Pre-registration must be received by March 14th to be guaranteed a T-shirt. Proceeds from the event will go to Lake Cumberland Friends for the purpose of assisting patients for colorectal cancer screening.

Become a Sponsor

We want to invite you to be one of the sponsors to help underwrite the costs for this year's event. Each sponsor will be appropriately recognized based on their level of investment. For added visibility and to educate our participants, sponsors may also set up informational booths at the 5K. There are three scholarship levels from which you can choose:

Level Cost Benefit
Platinum $750 Name on registration forms, banner, print ads, and back of shirts, name in radio and TV banner announcements
Gold $500 Name on registration forms, banner, print ads and back of shirts
Silver $250 Name on registration forms, banner and back of shirts

Deadline for sponsorships is Monday, March 2nd. You may mail your check* to Lake Cumberland Surgery Center at 301 Langdon Street, Somerset KY 42503, or we will be happy to pick it up.

If you should have any questions, please call Lake Cumberland Surgery Center at 606-678-9688 and ask for any one of the planning team members listed below.

*Checks should be made payable to Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, who will be responsible for payment of all expenses. Excess funds, if any, will be donated to Lake Cumberland Friends.

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