One Step Closer to the Cure – 2011

Congratulations and thanks to all of our participants in this year’s race!

Race Results

Event Information

The Celma Mastry Ovarian Cancer Foundation is pleased to announce One Step Closer To The Cure 5K/1Mile Run/Walk on September 24, 2011 at 7:30am. USATF-CERTIFIED COURSE #FL11071EBM

You’re invited to visit our event photo gallery

Sponsorships are available at this time under Sponsorship Opportunities.

Registrations are also available at Feet First, located at 4949 4th Street N, Saint Petersburg, FL, 33703.

Location

The race starts at Albert Whitted Park in beautiful downtown St. Petersburg. The runners and walkers head north along Bayshore Dr., north to the Vinoy hotel, turnaround past Vinoy Park, and then south down Bayshore by the airport and back to the park. Almost the entire course is along the waterfront with city streets closed to traffic. The children’s (8-under) race will take place within the park.

Albert Whitted Park
480 Bayshore Drive SE
St. Petersburg, Florida 33701

Hotel Information

Historic Courtyard by Marriott
300 4th Street N
St. Petersburg, Fl 33701
Phone: 727-450-6200

Rooms are $99 for the event. Mention “One Step Closer to the Cure” when making your reservation. Shuttles run from 7:00 a.m to 10p.m. within a 3 mile radius of the hotel.

Categories

5K Competitive Run $35*/40 – a timed category with awards given to the top three males, top three females, and top competitors from each age group.

1Mile Competitive Run $25*/30 – a timed category with awards given to the top male and female competitors.

5K/1Mile Non-timed Run/Walk $35*/40 – for the noncompetitive types who want to enjoy a walk or jog along the waterfront and support the Foundation with friends.

Ovarian Cancer Survivor (free) – Ovarian cancer survivors and patients have a special category of honor and receive a special recognition t-shirt along with no entry fee.

Virtual Runner (Sleep-in) $40 – Not an early riser? This class is just for you. Register for this class and you’re done without getting out of bed before dawn. You even get a goodie bag.

Youth – 9-17 $10*/15 – May enter the timed 5K or 1-mile competitive run or non-timed 5K or 1-mile and be eligible for awards given to male and female top three finishers.

Children – 8 and Under $10*/15 – Will have races in the park and will be eligible for awards.

* Early registration rate applies for entries postmarked by or submitted online until August 31

Registration

Click here for registration. Please fill out a separate form for each entrant.

Ovarian Cancer Survivors

Ovarian cancer survivors in the event are encouraged to seek pledges for their participation. Please consider making a pledge in the form of a donation naming who you would like to support. We also provide a pledge form on our forms page.

Goodie Bags/T-shirts

The first 750 entrants receive a t-shirt and goodie bag filled with swag from sponsors. Complementary food and drink will be provided after the race.

Parking

Parking for the race is provided by Mahaffey Theater across the street from Albert Whitted Park.

Volunteers

We can use help in several areas for this and future events, such as registration, water distribution, timing, set-up, and more. If you or your group is interested in helping out, please visit our Volunteer Opportunities page to sign up.

Contact

For questions and further information, contact David Moran or Claudette Carlan.

In-kind Sponsors

Feet first — Goodie Bag

massage— Event Massages

Putnam Healthcare Services, LLC — Kids Activities Sponsor

Have your car washed at Old Northeast Rally and have refreshments at the Café Express Bar located inside Rally Saturday after the race and 50% of all profits received will be donated to the Celma Mastry Ovarian Cancer Foundation.

Meet us at Crowley’s Downtown after the race for an Irish breakfast.