Especially for You Race

October 7, 2012 - 7:00am | Cedar Rapids, IA

The annual Especially for You Race Against Breast Cancer will be held on Sunday, October 7, 2012. This event, co-founded by Mercy Medical Center and General Mills, is held each year to increase awareness regarding the importance of early detection and screening for breast cancer. ALL PROCEEDS from the race are used locally to provide breast cancer screening and other support services for individuals in need.

We would like to encourage you to participate as a member of the Mount Mercy University team. This year’s race includes a 5K run for females and males, a 5k walk for females and males, or a 1-mile family fun walk. The registration fee for adults (16 years and older) is $25.00 and $20.00 for youth (15 years and under). All participants receive a long sleeved T-shirt and a goodie bag.

Paper registration – download the pdf, complete the information and include a check payable to Mount Mercy University. Mail registration form to Recreation and Wellness Office, Lundy Fitness Center, 1330 Elmhurst Drive NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402. Additional Especially for You Pride items may be ordered with the registration. Include your order sheet and payment with registration.

Online Registration - Especially For You Race. Select "click here to register now". Select "join an existing team". Select Mount Mercy University and complete the registration form. It is important to note that there are two Mount Mercy University teams. The general team is Mount Mercy University and then Mount Mercy University Association of Nursing is sponsored by the nursing students.

Please Note: Registration form and payment must be received in the Recreation & Wellness Office by Noon on September 11, 2012.

T-shirts and goodie bags will be available for pick up starting at 8:00am on Friday, October 5 at the University Center Information Desk.

Please contact Brenda Steinke, Coordinator of Recreation & Wellness at if you have any questions.

Race Day Information
 Schedule of Events:
 7-7:30am Individual Packet Pick up & late registraton at the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center Lobby
 7:30am Survivor Photo
 7:45am Opening Ceremonies
 8:00am Start - New start location will be at 10th Street SE by the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center 


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