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7th Annual Run for the Ring

7th Annual Run for the Ring
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes - Anschutz
Date: August 07, 2021 to August 07, 2021
Where: Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes - Anschutz, 1775 Aurora Court,, Adams County, Colorado, United States, 80045
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Other
Ticket Price: N/A
The 7th Annual Run for the Ring 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run is taking place on Saturday August 7, 2021 with early bird entry valid now through June 30, 2021. Presented by Empower Retirement, Run for the Ring brings together Barbara Davis Center patients, loyal supporters, and running enthusiasts to run for the brass ring – the cure for type 1 diabetes. All event proceeds support the efforts and programs of The Guild of the Children's Diabetes Foundation, whose mission is to fund research, promote diabetes awareness and education, assist families in need, provide continuing education scholarships, and sponsor social activities for children and their families. Registration begins at 7 a.m. at the Barbra Davis Center for Diabetes on the Anschutz Medical Campus located at 1775 Aurora Court, Aurora, Colorado, 80045. The 5K Run/Walk starts at 8 a.m., along with the opening of the Kids Zone at the same time. The Kids Fun Run begins after the 5K Awards Ceremony where awards will go to the top individual fundraiser and largest team, overall winners, and winners by distance and age. This year's Run for the Ring features a number of fun activities and events in celebration of being together again. There will be a DJ to get the morning going, pre-race warm-up, bounce houses, splash zones, face painting, games, Kids Zone DJ, foam party at the finish line, free type 1 diabetes risk screenings, and more! In-person 5K & Fun Run Registration includes breakfast bites, timing chip (5K only), race bib, awards ceremony, and a Run for the Ring performance t-shirt. Sleep-In Registration, for supporters who cannot be present on race day, includes a Run for the Ring performance t-shirt that will be mailed. During registration, participants with type 1 diabetes will have the option of receiving a special t-shirt! Additionally, participants can decorate a black bib that reads, RUNNING FOR MY "1", to honor loved ones with type 1. A kids' scavenger hunt will also be available via a downl