Join the Force for lung health

Day of Event Details

Our Run/Walk 5K features LUNG FORCE Heroes and their families, a LUNG FORCE Action Passport to interactive education areas, fun games and activities, and inspiring stories of hope. We invite you to join us as we share our voices and rally our family, friends, neighbors and colleagues to defeat lung cancer—and raise our voices for lung health!

Funds raised will support research, advocacy, education and hope for those impacted by lung disease. With your help, the dollars raised can help researchers develop better early detection methods, treatments and ultimately, cures.

 

The Jacksonville Landing
2 W Independent Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32202

 

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Packet Pick-Up

We will host packet pick-up on Thursday, August 17 and Friday, August 18 at 1st Place Sports - Baymeadows.  Please visit us between 10 am & 6 pm.  You may also pick up your race packet the morning of the LUNG FORCE Run/Walk beginning at 6:45 am.

Spirit Poms & Ribbons

All participants will receive a LUNG FORCE Spirit Pom or Ribbon to carry and wave on Run/Walk day. These items represent loved ones who are currently struggling with or have lost their battle with lung disease. Seeing these visual reminders of our loved ones as we run and walk keeps them close to our hearts, and reminds us of all those affected by lung disease.

LUNG FORCE Leaders

Are you ready to be a LUNG FORCE Leader? We recognize all our fundraising superstars in a special group called LUNG FORCE Leaders! If you raise $250 or more, you will receive special benefits on Run/Walk day. And if you are age 12 or under, you can become a Little LUNG FORCE Leader when you reach $150 in fundraising. LUNG FORCE Leaders make a significant difference in the lives of people impacted by lung disease. We’re honored to have such a great group of Leaders working hard to move our mission forward. See our current list of top fundraisers.

LUNG FORCE Heroes

LUNG FORCE Heroes are patients, caregivers, family, friends and co-workers of those who are impacted by lung cancer —or other lung diseases. Our Heroes share their powerful journeys - stories which helps educate the public about what it’s like to have lung cancer or lung disease. Heroes may also be asked to speak at a LUNG FORCE Run/Walk Kick-off event, Corporate Recruitment event and/or on Run/Walk day.

If you're interested in becoming a LUNG FORCE Hero, please contact Karen Hughes for more information. And we invite you to Share Your Voice on our website and read about other people’s experiences too. Everyone’s story is unique, thank you for getting involved and becoming a LUNG FORCE Hero!

LUNG FORCE Run/Walk Incentives

Want to be rewarded? All participants who raise $150 or more qualify for our great LUNG FORCE Run/Walk Incentives. Along your fundraising journey, you’ll receive fundraising tools, tips and ideas to help you reach your fundraising goals to support those affected by lung disease. All the donations you raise help support our mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.

Also, don’t forget to check out our exclusive LUNG FORCE e-Store for official merchandise to use on Walk day or any day!

LUNG FORCE Run/Walk Awards

The following awards will be given during the closing ceremonies.

  • Age group awards including top overall and top masters
  • Best Dressed/Most Spirited - Individual and team
    • Get creative and be sure to include our signature turquoise!
  • Top Fundraiser - Individual and team
  • Largest team

Thank You to Our Local Sponsors

Major Sponsors



Contributing Sponsors

Nationally Presented by

CVS Health

National Signature Sponsor

Lilly Oncology

Financial support for LUNG FORCE Heroes provided by Lilly Oncology.

National Corporate Team Partner