Running for Cover Run/Walk

Running for Cover Run/Walk

Running for Cover Run/Walk

Sunday, June 24, 2012 - 9:00am

Wells Fargo Complex
3601 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148

Join us for a fun and fulfilling morning at the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday, June 24, 2012, for the Annual Noreen O’Neill Foundation for Melanoma Research Running for Cover Run/Walk. The money raised benefits the Melanoma Research Center at The Wistar Institute.

Events this year include:

* 5K Run
* 1 Mile Walk
* ½ Mile Junior Dash (ages 10 and under)

Whether you walk, run, or just want to come out and cheer us on, it’s a fun day for all! Children and dogs are welcome.

 

 The Wistar Running for Cover team in 2011

[In the image: The Wistar Running for Cover team in 2011. Everyone is wearing sunscreen.]

Agenda for June 24, 2012

7:30 a.m.–8:45 a.m.
Same-day registration

8:30 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Games, music, health information, and giveaways at The Honickman Foundation Family Fun Area for Awareness & Education

9:00 a.m.
5K Race starts

9:05 a.m.
1 Mile Walk starts

9:30 a.m.
1/2 Mile Junior Dash (10 & under)

10:00 a.m.
Post-race award ceremony

Raffle

All registered runners automatically qualify for our raffle drawing! Win sports tickets, jewelry, and more! Additional raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20.

Parking

Ample complimentary parking is available for all registrants at the Wells Fargo Center parking lot.

About the Noreen O'Neill Foundation for Melanoma Research

The Noreen O’Neill Foundation for Melanoma Research (NOFMR) was founded in 1999 by Noreen O’Neill after being diagnosed with malignant melanoma. NOFMR is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and funding melanoma research. Running for Cover benefits the Noreen O’Neill Foundation for Melanoma Research and The Melanoma Research Center at The Wistar Institute.

Registration

To register singly or as a team, or donate, please visit Running4Cover.org.

Awards

1st Place

($200 Gift Certificate to Dick’s Sporting Goods) Rich Beston Award – overall male finisher Dina Newhouse Award – overall female finisher

2nd Place

Overall male and female finishers

3rd Place

Overall male and female finishers

Medal Categories

Medals will be awarded to the 1st and 2nd place male and female finishers in the following age categories: • 12 & under • 13 – 19 • 20 – 29 • 30 – 39 • 40 – 49 • 50 – 59 • 60+

John F. O’Hara, Jr. Award

1st place male and female finishers over 60

Noreen O’Neill Award

Top Individual Fundraiser

Treesha Cassidy Award

Top Fundraising Team

Whalen Family Volunteer Award

Recognizing a Special Volunteer