Brain Booster 5K

Saturday, March 29, 2014  @ 10:00am   •  5k

2169 Field House Drive USAFA, CO 80840:

2169 Field House Drive USAFA, CO 80840, USAFA (Colorado Springs), CO    view map

Registration closed:

Online registration is closed, please register at the event.


Same day registration and check in will begin at the Field House at 9:00am with the run/walk starting at 10:00am. This event is on a military installation please do NOT bring backpacks, hydration packs are allowed. The Brain Booster 5K/Annual Running for Rachael is not part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and it has no governmental affiliation.  This year the run/walk is being held at the Cadet Field House 2169 Field House Drive U.S. Air Force Academy, CO 80840-9500. Be sure to have your ID, car registration and insurance to get on to the base. Due to security measures we have had to move the location of this run. Please use the North Gate entrance, there will be signs directing you to the Field House. All proceeds from this event go to pediatric brain tumor research at Children's National Medical Center. Host hotel: Fairfield Inns & Suites by Marriott go to  to reserve your room.


 T Shirt

 Goody Bag

 Event Timed

 Food and Drinks




Brain Booster

The money raised through Rachael's Ribbons of Hope Foundation goes to raise awareness and research of pediatric brain tumors. The statistics are staggering: -Tumors in the brain and spinal cord are the 2nd most common cancer in children. -There are over 130 different types of brain tumors, making effective treatment very complicated. -Only 2 new treatments for brain tumors have been approved in the past 25 years. -Today, 3 families across America will mourn the loss of their child to a brain or spinal cord tumor. Your contributions will help with treatments, awareness and quality of life issues for children with brain tumors and their families.

Fundraising Progress
$5,000 (Goal)
$555 (raised)

Course Description:

This is not your ordinary run; the Brain Booster 5K is so much more!  Set at the USAF Academy Field House with beautiful views of the Air Force Academy and overlooking Colorado Springs.  This is a challenging but fun course professionally timed by Colorado Running Company.  If you’re not a runner or walker you can come out to cheer on the runners and enjoy the festivities that include prizes (for paid registrants), vendors, food, music and more. The Brain Booster 5k is a family event and friendly dogs are welcome too!


There will be plenty of parking in the Field House parking area.

Awards info:

1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes for men and women in each age category 18 years of age and younger 19 to 28 years of age 29 to 49 years of age 50 years of age and beyond

Additional info

Plan to stay after the run when we give out the awards, have a drawing for prizes, food and visit our vendors. We will have a DJ and BBQ hamburgers and hot dogs.

Registration info:

Register early and save! Only $25.00 for the early registration fee from now until March 13, 2014! Late registration is $30.00 from March 14, 2014 through day of registration. Online registration will close on March 28th but you can always register on race day! With your entry you will receive a bag that has a long sleeve tee shirt and goodies.

Again this year we are offering the “Remote Runner” category.  With this category you sign up as a runner but don’t have to be here to participate.  If you preregister you will receive your bag and t-shirt in time for the run.  Then you run or walk in support of the Brain Booster 5K and Rachael’s Ribbons of Hope from where you are.  We will have a board at the event showing our Remote Runner’s names, city and state where they are at.  If you register after the preregistration cut off we will get your bag and shirt out to you as soon as possible but you will still be listed as a Remote Runner on the day of the event. 



Online registration is closed, please register at the event.









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