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Cancer touches so many lives – on July 4, join us in the fight against it!
The annual C.A.T. Walk & Fun Run is dedicated to raising money for Tuality Healthcare's local cancer awareness and treatment programs. This Independence Day tradition is a prelude to the famous Hillsboro Rotary parade, and includes three events—a timed 5K walk and run, Kids' Dash, and health fair.
By participating in this family-friendly 5K walk and run, you're helping to make a significant difference in the lives of the cancer patients we care for by allowing us to provide education programs, medical equipment, transportation assistance, and patient comfort necessities at our leading-edge cancer treatment facilities, right here in Hillsboro.
Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Location: Civic Center Plaza in downtown Hillsboro (1st and Main St.)
Entry fee include a commemorative t-shirt, water bottle, and timed bib.
Register In Person
Please check back soon for the entry form (PDF) to print out. Once available, you may print the entry form and bring it to:
Can't Attend the Event? Be a C.A.T. Napper!
Select the C.A.T. Napper option in the online registration form to donate $30 to support local cancer care services and receive an event t-shirt!
July 4, 2017:
On-site registration and pre-registered check-in open
Kids' Zone opens
Health Fair opens
One block Kids' Dash begins (open to kids age 3 to 11, must be registered for the event)
|7:45 a.m.:||Cancer survivor photo taken on the steps of the Civic Center Plaza|
|8:00 a.m.:||The 17th annual C.A.T. Walk & Fun Run begins|
Event concludes, Kids' Zone and Health Fair close
All participants are invited to enjoy the Hillsboro Rotary 4th of July Parade
The 5K (3.1 mile) course winds through the streets of downtown Hillsboro. Click here for route map and directions
USA Track & Field Certified
The C.A.T. Walk course is USATF-certified. This ensures that our course has been accurately measured and adheres to the requirements set forth by the USATF.
The Tuality Healthcare Foundation has once again teamed up with AA Sports to bring the MYLAPS "Chip on the Bib" Timing System to the C.A.T. Walk & Fun Run. This allows for real time, accurate race results which will be available immediately upon completion of the race. Official results will be available online following the race.
Participants are allowed to bring wheelchairs, strollers, child-carrier backpacks, and baby joggers. Skates, bicycles, skateboards, and scooters, are prohibited. Please leave your pets at home.
You can make a difference for local cancer patients! Enhance your enthusiasm for Cancer Awareness and Treatment by raising funds to support the cancer programs and services Tuality Healthcare provides to our community. By asking your family and friends to sponsor your participation in the C.A.T. Walk, you’re helping to make a big difference in the comfort and care of our cancer patients.
Click here to set up your personal fundraising page. Once you’ve followed the easy steps to complete your page, email the link to friends, family, coworkers, and neighbors, and share it on Facebook and Twitter! If you’re unable to join us on July 4th, you can still fundraise – create your page today!
The deadline to turn in all funds raised is 5:00 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2017.