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Event Information

The Celma Mastry Ovarian Cancer Foundation One Step Closer To The Cure 5K/10K /1Mile Run/Walk will be held on September 19, 2015.

You’re invited to visit our event photo gallery

Sponsorships are available at this time under Sponsorship Opportunities.

5K/10K Start1-mile Start


The race starts at Albert Whitted Park in beautiful downtown St. Petersburg. Most of the course is along the waterfront with city streets closed to traffic. The kid’s zone (8 and under) will take place within the park.

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

Parking Information

From I-275 take the I-175 exit east onto 5th Avenue South. Turn left at 1st Street SE. Parking will be available in city parking lots at the Mahaffey Theater garage on the right; do not park in the Dali Museum lot. Parking should also be available throughout downtown on the street and at city garages and lots for a fee. Albert Whitted Park is on the waterfront directly across from the Dali Museum.


One Mile



5K Run/Walk $40*/$45

10K Run/Walk $40*/$45

1-Mile Fun Run/Walk $25*/$30

Virtual Runner $40 – Register and run either a 5K or 10K and support the cause to fight ovarian cancer. Register early and receive a bib and run your race within a week of Sept. 6 and receive a finisher’s medal. Invite your friends to register and run on your team.

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 5-17 $10*/$15 – May enter the 5K, 10K or 1-Mile. 5K/10K participants are eligible for awards given to male and female top three finishers. Youths who want to enter both will have to register for both races separately, but will be able to apply for youth pricing both times.

Ovarian Cancer Survivor (free) – Ovarian cancer survivors and patients have a special category of honor with no entry fee.

* Early registration rate applies for entries postmarked by or submitted online until August 15th. Same-day race registration will be open from 6:00am until 15 minutes before race time and will be $50.


Register for yourself or your team!

Packet Pick-up

September 15th
5:00 – 8:00 PM
CD Roma
1462 66th Street North St. Petersburg FL 33710

September 17th
5:00 – 8:00 PM
Party at Hooters
Tyrone Mall, St. Petersburg FL

September 18th
4:00 – 7:00 PM
256 2nd Street North, St. Petersburg FL 33701

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.

One Step Closer to the Cure 2015 Fundraising Campaign

If you are registering for the One Step Closer to the Cure 2015 you will have an opportunity to fund-raise by setting up a team of your own or contributing to a team that already exists. Follow instructions as you register to do fund raise or set up a team. Click here to set up a team or donate to a existing team!


The course is USATF-certified (#FL11071EBM) with chip timing for the 5K and 10K and 1 mile. Awards will be given to the overall top 3 males and females in the 5K
and 10K and to the top male/female finisher in standard age group
categories. Awards in the 1 Mile will be to the overall male and female only.

Celma’s First Superhero

onestepheroMeet the first Celma Mastry Superhero – Julia Gilby, age 9, was recognized and given her award at the 2011 One Step event. She is our superhero who has made a difference in the lives of women with Ovarian Cancer by her unselfish efforts in raising funds and awareness for the Foundation. She requested donations be made to our cause instead of gifts for both her 9th and 10th birthdays. Thank you Julia, you are indeed Celma’s superhero.


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 registration page or our Volunteer Opportunities page to sign up.


For questions and further information, contact Claudette Carlan.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]