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Carolina Brain Tumor Walk & Race

The Carolina Brain Tumor community will come together on April 13, 2024 for a 5K Walk/Run to raise awareness and funds to support the needs of brain tumor patients and their families. The Carolina Brain Tumor Walk & Race is a family-friendly event for all ages! Join us for a morning of celebration, remembrance and hope. Your community is here. Let’s discover a cure, together.

Event Day Highlights

Join us:

In-person participation options include an event t-shirt if you register prior to March 13, 2024. Event t-shirts are not guaranteed to late registrants. Registration fees will increase 30 days prior to event day, and again on event week.

  • Walker – $25
  • Timed Runner – $35
  • Youth Walker (12 and under) – $5
  • Youth Timed Runner (12 and under) – $15
  • Volunteer – FREE

New in 2024

Virtual Participant – FREE registration for those who are unable to attend the event in person. Event t-shirts will be mailed to all virtual participants who raise $75 or more by March 13, 2024. T-shirts will arrive to you by event day. Virtual participants who register after March 13, 2024, will not qualify for an event t-shirt.

Plan your day:

Event Schedule

7:30 AM – Registration Opens
8:30 AM – Remembrance Ceremony
9:00 AM – Opening Ceremony with 5K race to follow
10:45 AM – Closing Ceremony

For the walk/run, participants have the choice to run the 5K as a timed participant, untimed runner, or walk at your own pace. Wheelchairs and strollers are welcome and pets on leashes are allowed. For the little ones, we have a kids tent with fun activities.
Questions? Email us at

Fundraising Resources & Help Desk:

National Brain Tumor Society wants to make sure you are successful in your fundraising efforts. Equip yourself with these curated fundraising resources to maximize your impact.

Team and Individual Fundraising Incentives

Individual Fundraising Prizes:

Coming soon!

Team Fundraising Prize:

Every team who raises $1000 by March 31 will qualify for an In Honor or In Memory sign for your loved one to be displayed at the event on April 13, 2024.

Highest Earning Teams
Rank Team Name Amount Earned
1 Positive Power – Team Jess $1,479.50
2 Kick A$$trocytomas! $335.00
3 Team Sweet Emily NC $285.00
4 Gainsy's Glio Blasters $275.00
5 Team Jason $145.60
6 Team Lester $100.00
7 Team Lewis $50.00
8 Grandma E $50.00
9 Team Mo-Over Brain Tumors $50.00
10 Team Carolinas $5.00
Highest Earning Participants
Rank Participant Name Amount Earned
1 Samantha Garza $1,040.17
2 Chris Felker $854.50
3 Marimarie Morrison $285.00
4 Holly Gainsboro $275.00
5 Katie Johnson $95.60
6 Harold Long $85.00
7 Becky Asher $75.00
8 Caroline Harris $50.00
9 Brady Hanes $35.00
10 Porter Hanes $35.00

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Event Sponsorship

As an event sponsor, your organization will connect with the brain tumor community on a platform that will enable meaningful and enduring impact for both your brand and our mission. Sponsorship will allow your organization to make a difference in the lives of millions.

For more information, please contact: or 617.863.8345.

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