Winship Win the Fight 5K

The annual Winship Win the Fight 5K Run/Walk supports the ground breaking research and outstanding patient care at Winship Cancer Institute.

The Winship Win the Fight 5K Run/Walk is a family-friendly event held on the Emory University campus and benefitting cancer research at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.

In 2018, the eighth annual event raised more than $750,000 with over 3,400 participants. To date, the event has raised over $5 million in support of cancer research at Winship Cancer Institute.

On the day of the event, runners and walkers tackle the Peachtree Road Race qualifying course that starts and ends on the Emory campus and winds its way through the surrounding Druid Hills-area. Teams are encouraged to organize and to take part in the event.

The 9th annual Winship Win the Fight 5K Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2019. Registration will open in spring 2019.

A beautiful autumn day brought out more than 3,500 runners, walkers, and cheerleaders, for the eighth annual Winship Win the Fight 5K Run/Walk on October 13, 2018.

Be a Winship Warrior

Once registration opens, become a Winship Warrior and join us in the Winship Win the Fight 5K Run/Walk! You can create a team or join the Winship 5K as an individual. We invite you to set a $250 minimum fundraising goal and encourage your friends, family and co-workers to join you in making a difference in the fight against cancer.

You can target your tax-deductible donation to any number of Winship cancer funds based on your personal interests.

You do not have to race to raise money for the cause. You can join us in our efforts by registering as a 'Virtual' Warrior. Virtual Warrior registration is for those who want to fundraise and support the Winship 5K even though they are not attending the event.

Become a Volunteer

Our volunteers play a crucial role in the success of the Winship 5K. We are seeking several hundred volunteers to help prepare for the lead up to the event and on the day of the event. Please click on the register button below to sign up for an opportunity.

For more information about volunteering for the Winship 5K, please contact DaVida Lee-Williams at (404) 778-2405.

Contact us!

If you have questions about the Winship Win the Fight 5K, you can contact us by telephone at (404) 727-6175 or email at winship5K@emory.edu.

For sponsorship inquiries, please contact Pam McAdams at pam.mcadams@emory.edu.

Connect with us on social media!

Like the Winship Win the Fight 5K on Facebook or follow on Twitter and Instagram. Use the official hashtag, #winship5k.

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