Information on our next season in Spring 2024 will be posted in late-2023. If you wish to register as a volunteer or survivor for 2024. you may do so by clicking the links below. We will send an email with updated information when it’s available towards the end of 2023.
Cancer to 5K is a FREE 5K training program for cancer survivors of any age or fitness level.
Whether you walk, jog, or run, we will help you improve and achieve your goals!
Spring 2024 Season will begin in February 2024! (More info to come in late-2023)
Participation in the program is FREE and open to survivors regardless of treatment status. Survivors receive free entry to the Goal Race 5K.
Volunteers are walking/running partners who help us provide a community of support for survivor participants during group workouts and on race day.
Goal 5K Race
Upon completion of the 12 week training program, participants complete a 5K goal race and celebrate our achievements as a team!
At the beginning of practice, participants join in a circle and dedicate their practice to someone who has been affected by cancer.
Cancer to 5K provides a community of support for cancer survivors through a free 12-week training program.
Regardless of age, treatment status, or physical ability, survivor participants run/walk alongside coaches & volunteers with the ultimate goal of completing a 5K goal race. While everyone’s cancer journey is different, many individuals can benefit from a weekly exercise routine.
Take your life back from cancer… one mile at a time!
Spring 2024 Season
Beginning TBD in February 2024!
Saturday’s: 9:00 am at Pullen Park in Raleigh
Tuesday’s: 6:00 pm at North Cary Park in Cary.
6:00 pm at North Cary Park next to the Bathroom Shelter
1100 Norwell Blvd.
Cary, NC 27513
9:00 am at Pullen Park between Shelters 3/4
520 Ashe Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27606
Goal Race 5K
TDB – May 2024
About the Coaches
Aimee is a highly motivated and enthusiastic coach for the Ulman Foundation’s Cancer to 5K program. With a personal commitment to the cause and a warm and supportive coaching style, Aimee inspires and motivates participants to reach their goals and celebrate their victories, both big and small. She is a founding member and has been coaching since 2021.
Zachary is a dedicated and passionate coach for the Ulman Foundation’s Cancer to 5K program. With 5 years of experience in coaching, he brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the team. He is committed to supporting and encouraging participants as they embark on their journey to completing a 5K. He is a founding member and has been coaching since 2019.
Frequently Asked Questions
Can I decide whether to walk, jog, or run?
You can walk, jog, or run! We welcome participants of all fitness levels, and encourage everyone to participate in a safe, regular workout plan – whatever speed you choose!
Who can register as a Cancer Survivor participant?
How long is a typical practice?
Most practices last between 45 minutes and 1 hour (this includes time for warm up stretches). Weekday practices take less than an hour and have shorter workouts. Weekend practices have longer workouts and sometimes last slightly longer than an hour.
What if I cannot make a practice?
To make sure everyone is safe and ready on race day, participants should attend as many practices as possible during the season. If you cannot attend a practice, we will provide you with a workout to complete at home for that day.
What do Volunteers help with?
Volunteers are walking, jogging, and running partners who help us provide a community of support for survivor participants during group workouts and on race day. Whether you walk, jog, or run, you’re invited to join us!
Can a Volunteer walk, jog, or run?
We welcome volunteers of all fitness levels to volunteer with the program. Volunteers can walk, jog, or run. Coaches will help sherpas provide encouragement and guidance to survivor participants.
Email us at CT5KRaleigh@gmail.com
Cancer to 5K is a program within the Ulman Foundation. The Ulman Foundation is a Baltimore, MD based 501(c)(3) non-profit whose goal is to change lives by creating support for young adults, and their loved ones, impacted by cancer across the United States.