1000 S Americana Blvd, Boise, ID 83706, USA
Start Date: 2020-10-10
Type of Activity: 5K, Running

The 5th Annual Boise, ID Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2020.  All proceeds benefit the United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc (UOAA) charity, a 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax deductible. (https://www.ostomy.org/)

Join us on Saturday, October 10th for this fun, inspiring, and empowering Timed Run/Walk 5k event!  All race participants will receive $1 off a beer at Payette brewery to be used after the race!


Friday, October 9:
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Pre-Race Packet Pickup: Shu's Idaho Running Company, 1758 West State Street Boise, Idaho 83702 

Saturday, October 10:
8:00 a.m. - Onsite Registration & Packet Pickup
9:00 a.m. 5k Start Time
10:15 a.m. - Silent Auction Ends
10:30 a.m. - Awards Ceremony

Please note if you are registering for the event after September 11th or on the race-day, registration increases to $33. Also, after October 7th there will be no online registrations accepted, to attend please register the day of the event. 

The 5k race will start and end at the Old Timer's Shelter in Ann Morrison Park. Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the shelter.  This is a flat, fast, OUT AND BACK course along Boise's beautiful Greenbelt. The course begins at the Old Timer's Shelter, heads west on the Greenbelt, crosses the Boise River over the Ann Morrison footbridge (where the river rafters get out), turns left/heads west on the Greenbelt down to the turnaround point by Quinn's Pond. Head back to the Old Timer's Shelter for your finish!  SCROLL DOWN FOR ROUTE MAP!

Pre-race Packet Pickup 2-6pm at Shu's Idaho Running Company.


Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and top 3 female overall finishers, age group, as well as to the top male and female ostomates.

Age Categories:


A unisex size Race T-Shirt and race bib are included with your registration fee. To ensure you receive the T-Shirt size you ordered, please register by Friday, September 11th. We will do our best to provide you with the T-Shirt size you ordered or a similar size, however, this is not guaranteed after September 11th.


Race registration bags will have typical race/sponsor promotional items, ostomy education materials, and most importantly an ostomy pouch. We encourage non-ostomate participants to put on the pouch for the race to improve awareness and empathy for the challenges faced by people living with ostomies. 


The Run for Resilience Ostomy 5k will be a family friendly event including kids' activities and a Silent Auction during the event.


Fundraising is an important aspect of our Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K. Funds raised help UOAA continue to provide resources, educational materials, advocacy and support to the ostomy and continent diversion community.

We invite you to set up your own Personal or Team Fundraiser when registering to participate in the event, or through our DONATE link at the top of this page. You can create a unique Fundraiser Name and URL address, personalize your fundraising message, and direct your friends and family to your page to join your team or sponsor you in your fundraising goal.


Your commitment to fund raise and support the ostomy and continent diversion community is no small endeavor, and we appreciate your dedication and hard work.

> “Empower” Fundraisers who raise $200 or more will receive a distinctive Run For Resilience Cell Phone PopSocket

> “Champion” Fundraisers who raise $400 or more will receive a Blue Rolling Insulated Cooler Bag with “Ostomies Are Life-Savers” Life Ring Logo


If you are interested in sponsoring the race, please contact us at boiseostomy5k@gmail.com!


UOAA supports, empowers and advocates for the estimated 725,000 to 1 Million people who are living with an ostomy or continent diversion across the country. Your generous donation helps us to raise awareness of this life-saving surgery and continue our mission of promoting their quality of life. You can easily donate to this Run for Resilience Ostomy 5K by clicking ‘DONATE’ at the top of this page, or mail a check to UOAA, PO Box 525, Kennebunk, ME  04043., and put in the Memo Line – “Donate to (City) Run for Resilience”