Annual Race to Beat Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk

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October 20, 2018

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Race to Beat Breast Cancer Flyer Front 10-4

Westover Park

Results have been posted online.

Thank you to the 591 individuals who registered for this year's 15th Annual Race to Beat Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk.

All proceeds will once again benefit the worthy cause of RMH Foundation for Breast Care and Treatment at the Sentara RMH Medical Center.

Registration information can be found on the printable registration form below or register online. Can't participate, but want to donate?  Visit the online donation page.  

This year, Harrisonburg Tourism and JMU Sorority, ZETA ALPHA TAU, are partnering with us to offer many activities in addition to the run/walk event where participants may enjoy a free pink donut donated by Krispy Kreme, enjoy donated snacks before and after the race and Crazy Fox Coffee will be selling their delicious hot beverages.

For more information on the event contact Erik Dart at or 540-433-9168.

PDF[135KB] 2017 Overall Results

PDF[104KB] 2017 Award Winners

PDF[193KB] 2017 Business Sponsorship Information

PDF[273KB] 2017 Race to Beat Breast Cancer Sponsors

PDF[13KB] Westover 5K Course Records

Image[105KB] Course Map


After Race Social at Pale Fire Brewing 

After the race, we welcome all race participants to attend an After Race Social at Pale Fire Brewing Company where participants will have the opportunity to socialize, enjoy 

discounted beverages and food, a chance to win prize giveaways and enjoy yard games.


Harrisonburg "Pink Out" Weekend October 21-22

As part of a local effort to support the cause, various participating businesses will be offering specials during a "Pink Out" weekend to race participants and the public. Maps of participating locations will be in all race participant packets.

PDF [463KB] Pink Out Weekend Map


Race to Beat Breast Cancer Coloring Contest

RBBC Coloring Sheet

The Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation has introduced a new piece to this year's event.  We will be holding a Coloring Contest for grades K-5.  Students may only submit one of the official coloring sheets into the contest. Once submitted, changes may not be made to the coloring sheet entered. Each coloring sheet will include an entry form on the back, this is to be completed prior to submitting the coloring sheet. Coloring sheets that do not have the entry form completed will not be entered. All submissions are due October 13 to the main office at each school by 9:00am or brought to the Cecil F. Gilkerson Community Activities Center by 5:00pm.  Please see the below link for additional contest details, and copy of the official contest coloring sheet. 

The Coloring Contest judging will take place at the Community Activities Center prior to our Annual Race to Beat Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk event. Three judges from the Parks and Recreation Department will choose one winner per grade out of all the entries. Winners and prizes will be announced October 21 following the Annual Race to Beat Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk, along with the race awards presentation.  For additional information contact Sarina Hartman at 540-433-2474 or

PDF[596KB] Race to Beat Breast Cancer Coloring Contest Information and Sheet



Race to Beat Breast Cancer 5K Run/Walk Facebook page


Past dates for this event:

October 22, 2011 - View 2011 Race Results

October 20, 2012 - View 2012 Race Results

October 26, 2013 - View 2013 Race Results

October 25, 2014 - View 2014 Race Results

October 17, 2015 - View 2015 Race Results

October 22, 2016 - View 2016 Race Results

*Result files are in PDF PDF format.


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