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When: May 1, 2021
Where: Houston, TX
Race type(s): 5K, Kids, Virtual
VIRTUAL RACE: The 24th Annual Sprint for Life 5K and Sprint for Sprouts Kids' Run has been moved into a virtual event as part of MD Anderson’s proactive measures to prevent the introduction or spread of the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Make a difference in the fight against ovarian cancer!

Founded in 1998, Sprint for Life has two missions: to raise awareness and research funds for ovarian cancer. Hosted by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Sprint for Life has raised more than $5.6 million for the Blanton-Davis Ovarian Cancer Research Program, one of the world's leading efforts dedicated to ovarian cancer research. Funding has allowed researchers to develop new clinical trials, understand the biology of ovarian cancer and develop new therapies for the disease.

Free registration for the first 100 Ovarian Cancer Survivors and Caregivers – courtesy of OVARCOME.
Contact the Sprint for Life office to register.
What’s a virtual 5K?
· While Sprint for Life has been cancelled, you can still raise funds for ovarian cancer research and have your shirt mailed to you.
To receive your shirt by "race day," May 1st, you MUST register by April 16th. Anyone that registers after April 16th will receive their shirt after May 1st.
· If you register early you can wear your shirt on Saturday, May 1st and join the virtual 5K by posting photos of themselves wearing their Sprint for Life shirt to social media. Be sure to read our Community Guidelines first. Information and photos posted on social media is not “protected health information” and is not protected by U.S. health privacy laws. Before posting about someone else, get that person’s permission and ensure accuracy of information.
· Participants may use hashtag #endcancer in their posts or tag MD Anderson’s social media accounts.