May 7, 2011 at Berfgeld Park Co-chaired by: Jayme Fitzpatrick & Kelli Fitzpatrick Armstrong and a Volunteer Committee
Komen Tyler Race 2010 Information 12th annual Race netted $279,900 and had a record number of participants with over 5,900 runners and walkers registered. Power of 10 Pledge Program which was established in 2008 had a record year with individuals raising $50,150 on behalf of the Susan G. Komen Tyler Race for the Cure. That is $50,000 raised by individuals on behalf of Komen Tyler Race for the Cure. This program – which is a personal fundraising venture- was started in 2008 and made $4,000. We’ve grown a lot of the last few years and have a goal of $70,000 for 2011.
What is a team? Forming and participating in the Race as a Team is a great way to show your support for breast cancer awareness as a group, whether as a corporation, business or a group of friends and family. The minimum number of people required is 10 and there is no limit to the number you can have on a Team.
2010 Top Teams 1.Brookshires 611 members 2. Trinity Mother Frances Hospital 332 members 3. ETMC Hospital 253 members
Teams Guide Available to be emailed you upon request! Sample internal participation forms, recruiting team members, packet distribution, fundraising and more!
Important Dates! April 29 2 pm Teams and Online Registration Closes May 2 Dine Out for the Cure at El Charro on 5th Street 5-9 pm May 4-6 Race week registration TBD 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
Before the Race ! Dress Properly- check the weather and dress accordingly Pin your number on the front of your shirt. This number MUST be visible so don’t leave home without it. This is your ticket to participate!
Getting to the Race… Be Early- Allow for plenty of time to park and walk to the Race area. Parking is limited so plan on either arriving early or walking.
Race Day Schedule 2011 6:30 am Race Day Registration Opens 7:00 am Survivor Group Photo 7:15 am Survivor Breakfast 7:40 am Aerobic Warm-up 8:00 am 5K Co-ed Run/Walk 8:45 am 50 yard Kid’s Dash 9:00 am 1 Mile Co-ed Fun Run/Walk 9:45 am Awards Ceremony & Prize Drawings
The Komen Tyler Affiliate Grants program is managed by a grants committee and an independent review panel. One year grants are funded based on priorities established by a community profile conducted every two years. Grants are funded to non-profit organizations in Smith County that focus on breast health, education and screening. Funds are awarded in April of each year. Up to 75% of funds raised stay in Smith County. In 2010 Komen Tyler granted out $268,000 Where does the money go?