Thank you for your interest in participating in the fifth annual Sprint for Skin Cancer 5K run/3K walk event. It will be held in Tower Grove Park on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Registration will start at 8 AM and the run/walk will start at 9 AM.

Instructions for Registration

You can register as an individual participant or as part of a team. Two or more people can form a team. Every participant in a team has to register separately but should indicate his/her team's name in the appropriate field.

The registration fee is $25 per participant ($20 for students). Children under 12 can participate for free.

Online registration has now opened! Click here to register online. Online registration will close at approximately 7PM on Thursday, April 2. Participants will also be able to register at the event. Day of event registration will begin at 8 AM on April 4, 2015. Participants may complete registration forms and bring them to the event. Please see the link below for directions.


Fundraising and Sponsors

Once you have registered for the Sprint for Skin Cancer walk/run event, you can ask family, friends, neighbors, coworkers, or anyone else who may be interested in sponsoring you. There are many easy ways for them to donate:

  1. ONLINE - Please direct them here where they can fill out a simple online form to donate whatever amount they wish. Remind them to indicate that they are sponsoring you (or your team) in the appropriate field.
  2. BY CHECK - Collect checks from your sponsors (payable to: Siteman Cancer Center; memo section: Sprint - Skin Cancer). You can either mail the checks with the sponsorship form to the address above, or submit them when you show up for the event on April 4.
  3. BY CASH - Collect donations from your sponsors and submit the donations when you show up for the event on April 4 with the sponsorship form.

Corporations or businesses interested in sponsoring the Sprint for Skin Cancer: please follow this link to our online sponsorship form: corporation sponsorship form

Net proceeds will benefit skin cancer research at the Siteman Cancer Center.



Please let your supporters know that anyone in the St. Louis area can enter to win our grand prize raffle, a gift basket including full-size skin care products valued at several hundred dollars.

Raffle tickets are 1 for $10 or 3 for $25.

To purchase raffle tickets, please call Pam Gassner at 314-362-8187 or bring cash or check to the event. You do NOT have to be present to win.



For detailed directions to the event, please click here.


Additional Information

For additional information regarding skin cancer and our research at the Siteman Cancer Center, please click here.

Dr. Lynn Cornelius, Chief of Dermatology at Washington University School of Medicine, completes the first annual Sprint for Skin Cancer

Thank you to our sponsors:

Washington University Dermatopathology

Blue Lizard Australian Sunscreen

Dermatologic Care of St. Louis

Coffee Cartel

Road ID

Six Flags

Tasc Performance



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