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ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk - Harrisburg

  • City Island Off Market Street Bridge Harrisburg, PA (map)

Online registration is now CLOSED.  If you still wish to register you may do so at the packet pick ups listed below or on race day.

5K Start Time: 6:00PM

The 10th Annual 2017 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk - Harrisburg features a 5K run/walk, 1 mile walk, Kids' Superhero Dash for Dad, and virtual Snooze for Dudes program. Stick around for the family-friendly post-race celebration. Participants will receive tech shirts, free food, live entertainment, and the opportunity to connect with others who are impacted by prostate cancer.
Nashville recording artist and former American Idol contestant Jimmy Charles will perform his hit Superman, the ZERO Cancer anthem dedicated to prostate cancer patients and survivors. Click here to visit Jimmy's Facebook page and watch the Superman video.

ZERO is proud to partner with Urology of Central Pennsylvania to end prostate cancer. The funds raised from 2017 ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk - Harrisburg are invested around the country to provide research for new treatments, free prostate cancer testing, and educate men and families about prostate cancer.


ENTRY FEES

5K (All Ages): $30
1 Mile (All Ages): $30
Kids Superhero Dash for Dad (Kids ages 0-9): $15
Snooze for Dudes (Participate virtually and sleep in to fight prostate cancer.): $35
5K (ZERO’s Heroes Patient/Survivor): $20
1 Mile (ZERO’s Heroes Patient/Survivor): $20
Race Day Volunteer: Free

All fees except Snooze for Dudes and Race Day Volunteer will increase $5 after online registration is closed. Online registration will close at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19.

Click here for a printable, mail-in registration form. 


RACE INFORMATION


PACKET PICK-UP

Race day packets are available for early pick-up.

Thursday, September 21: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Friday, September 22: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Prostate Cancer Center 100 Corporate Center Drive Camp Hill, PA 17011

Race Day:
On-Site beginning at 3:30PM


EVENT SCHEDULE

3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.: Race Day Registration/Packet Pick-Up
5:30 p.m. : Opening Remarks & Team Recognition
5:45 p.m. : Kids Dash Superhero Dash for Dad Start
6:00 p.m. : 5K Run/Walk Start
6:05 p.m. : 1 Mile Walk Start
6:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.: Post Race Celebration


DIRECTIONS

From I-83: Take Exit 23 Capitol/Second St. Left onto Market St./Bridge. Turn right into City Island with parking lots adjacent to both sides of the bridge.
From I-81: Take the Front Street exit. If you are coming in on I-81 South, take the South Exit. If you are coming in on I-81 North, take the North Exit. Make a right onto Market St. Bridge. Turn right into City Island with parking lots adjacent to both sides of the bridge.


COURSE

The course will start on City Island and progress around the island and across the Walnut Street Bridge over the Susquehanna River. Participants will proceed north along the river bank and turn around at the Sunken Gardens and head back to City Island. The finish line will be at the end of the Walnut Street Bridge on City Island.

Strollers are not permitted in the 5K, but are permitted in the one-mile fun walk. Bikes, roller blades and scooters are also not permitted on the course. 

Please click here for a course map.


PARKING

There is ample free parking available on City Island.


Amenities

Each participant receives a commemorative T-shirt and gift bag. Refreshments will be provided.


Awards

Awards are given to the top three males and females overall, as well as the top male and female in the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over.


Beneficiary

Ending prostate cancer takes investments on all fronts. ZERO is committed to advancing research through advocacy and direct contributions to research while offering financial assistance to patients, early detection, and education programs. All dollars raised are split between our local community and national efforts to save lives by funding research, testing at-risk men, and providing educational resources for men and families.


Fundraising

We encourage all participants to customize their page with their own photo and story of why you’re participating. You can also send emails to friends and family, and easily track your donations. Please view our tips and tricks for more information. You can also email ZERO’s National Events Team at races@zerocancer.org for assistance and ideas.


Event Guidelines

Please no roller blades, skates, bikes, dogs, pets or headphones allowed on the race course. Your race number must be worn on your front and must be visible. DO NOT exchange or give your number to another participant.