Bolt for Breast Cancer 2024

October 27, 2024 @ 2:00PM — 5:00PM Central Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

Crestline Field: 49 Vine St Mountain Brook, AL 35213 Get Directions

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Lace-up your sneakers to fuel breast cancer research!

Join us on Sunday, October 27 for the 7th annual Bolt for Breast Cancer 5K and 1-Mile Dolly Dash Fun Run presented by ABC 33/40

Brought to you by the Junior Board of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.

Event Details

  • Check-in and on-site registration opens at 12:30 PM, races start at 2 PM. There may be a limited number of t-shirts/race bags or walk-ups, but these are not guaranteed.
  • Race packet pick-up for pre-registered runners will be on Friday, October 25 from 4:30 PM - 6 PM at Mountain Brook City Hall (56 Church Street, Mountain Brook, AL 35213). If you cannot pick it up on Friday, your packet will be available at the registration tent on the event day. View the course map here.
  • Post-race: Refreshments, live music, and kids activities, including face painting, an inflatable bounce house.


Registration Information

Registration for the 5K and Dolly Dash is $35 for adults (ages 13+) and $25 for children (ages 4-12). Children 3 and under are free.

Early registration is highly encouraged as t-shirts and race bags are limited and distributed based on registration dates. Register by Friday, October 4, to guarantee a shirt in your preferred size! Online registration ends Wednesday, October 23 at 11:59 PM. Walk-ups may register on-site beginning at 1 PM on event day.

5K Details

  • Registration includes an event t-shirt and race bag while supplies last and a race bib with a timing chip.
  • Register by Friday, October 4, to guarantee a shirt in your preferred size!
  • Open to runners and walkers of all ages. No bikes, scooters, or pets, please.

Dolly Dash 1-Mile Fun Run Details

  • Registration includes an event t-shirt and race bag items while supplies last. Dolly Dash registration does not include a timing bib, but a race clock will be at the finish line.
  • Register by Friday, October 4, to guarantee a shirt in your preferred size!
  • Open to runners and walkers of all ages. Scooters, bikes, and dogs are welcome*.

Lazy Day/Virtual Details

  • ($30) Includes an event t-shirt mailed to you and you can run/walk on your own or skip it altogether! Race bag and timing bib are not included.

*While dogs are allowed to run/walk with their humans in the Dolly Dash, the City of Mountain Brook prohibits dogs from being on Crestline Field at any time. Thank you for your understanding.


Tribute Signs

Nearly everyone has been touched by breast cancer in some way. We invite you to celebrate the people in your life who have fought or are fighting a personal battle with breast cancer with a tribute sign. Tribute signs (18x24”) will be displayed on Crestline Field on race day and may be kept after the event. Choose from three personalization options (shown below). Tribute sign sales end Friday, October 4 at 11:59 PM.


Want to go the extra mile? Become a Bolt for Breast Cancer fundraiser!

If you’d like to raise additional funds for the BCRFA, click here to become a Bolt for Breast Cancer fundraiser. Set whatever fundraising goal is right for you, then reach out to friends, family, and colleagues and ask them to sponsor your run with a donation of $15, $25, $50, or more. It all adds up!

Becoming a fundraiser is easy to do, and it's fun. We'll even give you all the tools you'll need to make a difference. With your help, we can get one step closer to finding a cure for breast cancer.

Sponsorships

Click here for sponsorship our 2024 sponsorship opportunities. Questions? Call 205-413-4600 or email hello@bcrfa.org



About the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama

Founded in 1996, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to help find a cure for breast cancer by funding promising breast cancer research in Alabama and raising community awareness and funding for that research. BCRFA funds promote a comprehensive approach to battling breast cancer by promoting collaborative and innovative research to help diagnose, treat, prevent, and eradicate the disease.

With community support, BCRFA has invested $15 million in life-saving breast cancer research and treatments across Alabama since its founding in 1996. Most recently, in December 2023, we announced an annual investment of $1.25 million to our grantee partners, including the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Auburn University, CerFlux, the Mitchell Cancer Institute at the University of South Alabama, the University of Alabama, Tuskegee University, and HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology. All funding stays in Alabama, but the impact is worldwide.

Learn more about our mission and breakthroughs at www.bcrfa.org.

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