2022 Komen Greater NYC Race for the Cure
Sunday, October 2, 2022
September 26-30 | Power of ONE Week
7:30 AM | Registration, Check-In, and T-Shirt Pick-up Opens
Do I get a t-shirt?
All registered participants will receive a 2022 commemorative Race t-shirt. If you have selected that you would like to be recognized as a breast cancer survivor or living with metastatic breast cancer, you will receive a special race t-shirt.
How will I get my t-shirt?
All Race for the Cure participants who registered by September 2nd are guaranteed to receive a commemorative Race t-shirt by mail prior to event day. Registered participants who do not receive a t-shirt by mail will be able to pick up their t-shirt at the event on October 2nd.
PINK PAINTED PATH | Sunday, September 11th from 9 AM — 2 PM | Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park
Visit this self-guided walk route with close friends, family, and teammates to be immersed in an educational experience highlighting Komen’s mission and four pillars Research, Care, Community, and Action! There will also be a message board for you to leave messages of hope honoring or celebrating a loved one who has been affected by breast cancer. On this day, when New Yorkers and people around the nation pause to remember and take stock of what’s important in our lives, we hope you’ll spend a few moments with us to think about health, wellbeing, and Susan G. Komen’s unwavering mission to save lives.
VIRTUAL RACE RALLY | Thursday, September 15th at 6 PM
Join the Susan G. Komen Greater NYC team and fellow racers for a virtual Race Rally on Thursday, September 15 at 6:00 p.m. The Race Rally will offer the opportunity to meet and celebrate members of our race community, receive helpful tips to maximize your fundraising goals, and learn about what to expect for this year’s Race for the Cure! Additionally, guest speaker Dr. Rulla Tamimi will share helpful information on current research, risk factors, and disparities. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP and receive the event link.
Power of ONE Week
September 26-30 | ONE final week, and ONE final push to make a HUGE impact in the fight against breast cancer. Together, let's see what a difference ONE week can make.
Be sure to join our Facebook Group to participate in the activities along with everyone registered to our event this year! Post photos of your daily celebrations to our Facebook Group or social media and use #PowerOfONEWeek so they’ll be displayed on our ONE Community Photo Wall!
Complete the ONE Mission Journey, found online or on the MORE THAN PINK Walk App. Then share one new thing you learned on social with a link to your fundraising page.
Share a photo of your reason for walking via text, email or social media. Ask your audience to support you and your reason for walking. Get ready for this weekend! Download your In Celebration / In Memory back sign now.
A great activity for teams, family and friends, this day is all about community! Host an outdoor dinner party/virtual cocktail hour. Ask all those in attendance to donate $20 "at the door". We even have some ONE pot recipes (or share your own!) and Komen Conversation Cards available for download in the Fundraising Tools section of your Participant Center.
It’s a Power of ONE Week Party to celebrate as ONE for the cause. Take this day to thank your donors for their support! Record a quick happy dance and share with your thank you note.
It's time to pink out! Let's see those tutus, boas, vintage Walk tees, accessories and more. Share a selfie in our Facebook Group and then post to social media using #powerofONEweek #morethanPINK/#RacefortheCure #ONEkomen.
FUN FUNDRAISING IDEA: Use your outfit to create a "Dare to Wear" fundraising challenge, telling your followers you'll add one more pink item to your Walk day outfit for every $20 you raise on Friday.
We look forward to celebrating with you on Sunday, October 2, 2022!
Race for the Cure® Event Day Schedule
7:30 AM | Registration, Check-In, and T-Shirt Pick-up Opens
Hope Village Tent Opens
Top Fundraisers and Teams Tent Opens
8:45 AM | Opening Ceremony at the Main Stage
9:00 AM | 5K Race/Walk Begins
Race Day Need to Know
If you are a registered participant, on Race Day look for the “Pre-Registered” signage to check-in for the event. If you have not already received a commemorative Race t-shirt by mail, you may pick up your t-shirt during check-in. If you plan to register on Race Day, look for the “Need to Register” signage to sign up for the event. This 5K race/walk event will be untimed and unchipped. There are no bibs, however, we encourage participants to utilize provided customizable back signs that can be pinned to the Race t-shirt with your “why” for racing/walking. Additionally, the event is cashless, so please come prepared with a credit/debit card or check if planning to register onsite or make a donation.
We Remember Tent
This is a place for you to remember someone special you’ve lost to breast cancer and perhaps spend some quiet time to think about why you race/walk and why you are MORE THAN PINK. We invite you to bring a photo and clip on to our hanging We Remember displays inside the tent. We’ll provide clips as well as pens and cards for you to leave a message of remembrance or inspiration for all to see.
Hope Village Tent
Survivors and those living with metastatic breast cancer and a guest, are invited to spend time in the Hope Village Tent.
Top Fundraisers and Teams Tent
Our top fundraisers and top teams have earned a spot in the VIP Tent, teams raising $2,500 or more and individuals raising $1,000 or more for the fight against breast cancer. Pick up your VIP lanyard here!
Food and Beverage Tent
To ensure all participants are fueled to race/walk, there will be light snacks and beverages provided at the event including donated bananas, granola bars, raisins, water, and apple juice from our proud sponsors and partners.
All Day Long | Race/Walk Where You Are
Can’t join us on Race morning? Hop on the treadmill, take to your neighborhood sidewalks or the paths of your favorite local park or trail wherever you’re able to gather with friends, family, and team members near you to complete the 3.1 mile race/walk.
All Day Long | ONE Community Experience
We’ve packed our event day with loads of fun and interactive activities that will connect us all as ONE Community and take your Race/Walk to the next level! Get started by downloading the ONE Komen Scavenger Hunt Checklist.
Event Day Tools
- Back Sign — Get ready for this weekend by printing and filling in your In Celebration / In Memory back sign now.
- ONE Audio Experience — Our event-day podcast is filled with stories from those affected by breast cancer as well as people helping to make a difference through research, care, community, and action.
- ONE Community Photo Wall — Share your event day photos on social with #ONEKomen and #RacefortheCURE to add your photos to the wall!
This event is a celebration of the strength and resilience of survivors and all people living with metastatic breast cancer. We look forward to honoring these members of our community.
Hope Village Tent
Survivors and those living with metastatic breast cancer and a guest, are invited to spend time in the Hope Village Tent to fellowship and enjoy special treats and activities.
NEARBY PARKING LOTS
580-590 Flatbush Ave Garage (Jenuwen Parking Corp)
580-590 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225
626-44 Flatbush Ave Parking
626-44 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225
510 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225
In the interest of keeping our participants safe, Susan G. Komen will follow local, state and federal guidelines or mandates related to COVID-19. Please review the event’s homepage and/or email communications to receive up-to-date information, including safety precautions or event cancellation.
On Sunday, October 2, 2022, we will race for the people who can't: For those too weakened by treatment to join. For those who are suffering. For those we have lost. Together we will fight back against breast cancer.