Join us on the grounds of one of Westchester’s most beautiful colleges - Manhattanville College - for the 14th Annual Colon Cancer Challenge. Manhattanville College is located just 30 minutes outside of New York City in Purchase, New York.
Walk, run, Celebrate, educate and inspire yourself with participants from across the region who are dedicated to educating their community about the prevention of colorectal cancer. More than an estimated 51,000 Americans died fRom colon cancer this past year.
Your entry fee in the Prevention & Remembrance Walk, 4M Time Fun Run or Kids Fun Run includes a bib, long-sleeve t-shirt, entry into a raffle for fabulous local and seasonal prizes, post-run bagels and fruit and access to the post-race Wellness Festival. Entry fee for My Local Challenge does not include a bib, t-shirt and/or raffle entry. We encourage children to attend and participate in the Challenge. **Children ages 4 and up are required to register.
Proceeds benefit the Colon Cancer Challenge Foundation’s public awareness, prevention, screening and research programs.
REMEMBRANCE AND PREVENTION WALK
This non-competitive walk will wind through the 100-acre grounds of Manhattanville College. Survivors will be invited to participate in a Survivor "Victory Lap" and group photo at 12:00 p.m.
3M MIXED TERRAIN FUN RUN
This 3M non-competitive, timed fun run will wind through the 100-acre grounds of Manhattanville College.
KIDS FUN RUN - Kids under 12
In addition to the 3M Mixed Terrain Run and Remembrance & Prevention Walk, the day’s events will include the Kid’s Fun Run, a non-competitive event for younger runners. Every finisher in the Kid’s Fun Run is a winner. The first 50 children who complete the course will receive a finisher’s medal. By adding the the Kids Fun Run we hope to get the whole family involved in a healthy physical activity to boost self-esteem, make new friends, and of course have a great time!
Numbers and T-shirts can be picked up at Manhattanville College on:
- Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. for the Remembrance and Prevention Walk, 3M Mixed Terrain Fun Run and Kids Fun Run.
- Food Delivery / Distribution
- Customer Service
- Community Outreach
Good Match For
Kids Teens People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 17
- Depending on job 4 - 5 hours