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Wipe Out Colon Cancer 5k

March 9 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm


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2135 North Park Drive
Salisbury, NC US 28144


Inaugural Wipe Out Colorectal Cancer 5k Run/Walk – presented by Rowan Diagnostic Clinic – Salisbury, NC

All proceeds from this event will go towards helping to fund free colonoscopies to those in need within Rowan County.  Rowan Diagnostic Clinic is a multi-specialty clinic that includes primary care, gastroenterology, rheumatology, pulmonology, sleep medicine, and nutrition.  Our Diagnostic Health Associates office has partnered with the Checkit4Andretti Foundation to provide free colonoscopies through the Community Care Clinic of Rowan.

Please Join Us! – After the 5K run/walk at Catawba, there will be a block party held at Rowan Diagnostic Clinic (611 Mocksville Avenue).  We will hold a Fun Run at the block party for kids ages 8 and under at approximately 10:30 a.m.  Race participants will receive their awards, shirts, and a food truck voucher at the block party.  Anyone is welcome to join the fun of the block party for

  • Food Trucks
  • DJ
  • Yeti Wheeled Cooler raffle
  • RDC Merchandise for sale (all proceeds go to Check4Andretti Foundation)
  • & more!

Special gift!:  The first 25 preregistered 5k participants and all fun run racers who preregister will receive a special gift!

Race Location:

  • 5K: 9:00 a.m. – Catawba College softball field – 2135 North Park Drive, Salisbury, NC  28144
  • Fun Run: 10:30 a.m. –  611 Mocksville Avenue, Salisbury, NC  28144


  • 5K:  The Greenway – starts and ends at the bridge near the softball field.  Dogs are not allowed on the course with participants.  Thank you for your cooperation.
  • Fun Run:  The fun run will be held at the block party after the race (611 Mocksville Avenue).

Start Times: 5K – 9:00 a.m. | Fun Run – 10:30 a.m.

Race Day Registration and Check-In:  8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. on site at softball field

Awards: Participants must complete race to receive an award – walkers are eligible for age group awards!
Top Three Overall—Male and Female in 5K (Overall winners not eligible for Age Group Awards & Awards will not be mailed)
Top Three in Each Age Group—Male and Female in 5K
Age Groups: 11 & Under, 12-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Over

Quality shirts will be guaranteed for all preregistered runners and will be available to registrants on race day while supplies last.

Entry Fees:

  • 5K:  $20 preregistration (by 3-8-24); $25 on race day
  • Fun Run:  Free!!  All preregistered children 8 & under will receive a special gift!

For more information, contact Lauren Britt at lbritt@rowandiagnostic.com

Timing and scoring of the event will be provided by Salisbury Rowan Runners.


March 9
8:00 am - 1:00 pm