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Join us on Sunday, August 11, 2019

Werner Park - 12356 Ballpark Way, Papillion, Nebraska


7:00-8:00 am Packet Pick-up & Day of Registration
8:15 am – Survivor Photo near Rolanda the Inflatable Colon in front of the ball park
8:25 am – Kids' Dash
8:30 am – 1K Kids' Run
8:40 am -- Welcome
8:45 am – 5K Run/Walk Start
9:00 am – 1M Walk Start
10:00 am  --- Awards Ceremony

Event Details

The Boxer 500 is a 5K run/walk, 1M walk and kid’s event to raise awareness and for colorectal cancer. Participants are encouraged to draw attention to their bottoms and colorectal cancer by participating in their boxer underwear. Form a team and wear matching boxers! The event is all-ages, so we do ask that you dress appropriately. Boxers are completely optional!

Participants are allowed to run for fun or for competition!  The 5K certified route is the Road Runners Club of America State 5K Championship for Nebraska.  Strollers are welcome on the route, but we ask that they line up behind the runners. Sorry no pets.

5K Route MapClick Here

Celebrate the Day!

Blue Zone Post-Event Tent featuring live music from Colon Cancer Survivor Stephen Monroe
Breakfast featuring all-you-can eat Pancakes from the Pancake man, juice and fresh fruit from HyVee
Survivor recognition
Free stretching zone 
Free Kid’s Zone activities
Finish line tunes from Image Entertainment
Best Boxers competition for teams.
Take your picture with Rolanda the Inflatable Colon
Event Expo
Free parking!

Registration   In preparation for the event, online registration is now closed.  Day of registration will be accepted at packet pick up.

Colon Cancer Survivors:  Free of Charge
Kid’s Event:  $15

5k Registration:  $25

Day of Registration for 5K & 1Mile: $30

“Day of” registrations will be available at packet pick-up and the day of the event.
5K entries received on Sunday morning are not eligible for 5K Age Group Awards. 
T-shirts are not guaranteed for day of registration.

All registered participants receive a post-event pancake breakfast from the Pancake Man!
Not a fan of pancakes?  Don't worry, we also have fresh fruit and juice from Hy-Vee and granola bars!
*Additional breakfasts for non-registered participants can be purchased for $5 each.


5K Run:
Top 3 male/female overall and top 3 male/female masters
Custom Boxer 500 medals for the top 3 male/female in 5 year age categories beginning with 14 & under.
The Boxer 500 is the RRCA Nebraska State Championship!

Kid’s Events:

Participant Ribbons

Even more awards!

Best Boxers Youth, Adult, Team!  Top Fundraisers!  And Top Team & Top Corporate Team (size and funds raised)

Packet Pick-up

Friday, August 9th from 3:00 – 6:00 pm
Saturday, August 10th from 10:00-2:00 pm
Peak Performance at 519 N. 78th St., Omaha, Nebraska 
Race day from 7:00-8:00 am at Werner Park, 12356 Ballpark Way, Papillion, Nebraska

* Please arrive early, roads close at 8:30 am in preparation for the running events.


We are looking for volunteers to help support day of activities – course monitors, water stops, traffic control.  If you are interested in volunteering, please send us an email at: coloncancertaskforce@gmail.com


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