CRSS Race for Hope FAQ

If you have a question you don’t see here, please call or email John Sokolewicz at 518-439-4326  x465 or jsokolewicz@capitalregionspecialsurgery.com

When and where is the 2017 CRSS Race for Hope Albany?

The 9th Annual CRSS Race for Hope will be held on Saturday, September 30th at 10am. The course starts and ends at the Capital Region Special Surgery medical offices at 1220 New Scotland Road, Slingerlands, NY (Exit 4 off of I-90)

Download a (PDF) Capital Region Special Surgery Race for Hope 5K Course Map

How can I register for the 2016 CRSS Race for Hope Albany?

You can register online here or download a Registration2017 and “snail mail” it back.

If you’d like to volunteer individually or as part of a larger corporate, school or community group, please call 518-439-4326 ext. 465 or email jsokolewicz@capitalregionspecialsurgery.com

**THERE IS DAY OF RACE REGISTRATION**

Entry Fees:

  • By August 31, 2017 – $30
  • August 31-September 27, 2017 – $30
  • DAY OF RACE Registration—$30
  • Children 12 and under- $15
  • Teams of 10 or more- $20 per person

Online registration ends Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 at 10am/Mail-in registration ends Monday, Sept. 22, 2017 at 4p

PACKET PICK UP: September 20-25th, 2017 9am-3pm at:

Capital Region Special Surgery 1220 New Scotland Road, Suite 204, Slingerlands, New York, 12159 Phone: 518-439-4326

Is the CRSS Race for Hope a USA Track and Field a sanctioned road raceSanctionedEventLogo_2013This is a USA Track and Field sanctioned and certified 5K course for runners and walkers of all ages.  Albany Running Exchange (ARE) will again be providing chip-timing and results.

Course Map Click Here

What is the mission of the CRSS Race for Hope?  The mission of the Capital Region Special Surgery (CRSS) Race for Hope is to hold a 5k community walk/run to raise funds to provide financial assistance to people living with brain, head and neck cancer in the Capital Region.

Where does the money go that’s raised from the CRSS Race for Hope? 

Since 2009, the CRSS Race for Hope events have raised over $200,000, of which all monies have been dedicated to fundraising, since all overhead costs are underwritten by Capital Region Special Surgery.

In 2012 we established a fund with the Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region to make grants to not-for-profit organizations/programs serving uninsured and underinsured patients who are experiencing a financial hardship related to a brain, head, or neck cancer diagnosis in the Capital Region.

This year’s recipient organizations were:

*Patient services at St. Peter’s Cancer Care Center is a past recipient (If you are currently a patient undergoing brain, head, or neck cancer treatment at St. Peter’s Cancer Care Center, there are funds available to help.  Please contact your St. Peter’s Cancer Care provider for more information.

Funds granted to these organizations have been set up to assist patients who are experiencing a financial hardship related to their cancer diagnosis which include, but may not be limited to:

  • Medication Co-pays (related to their cancer diagnosis)
  • Nutritional supplements and enteral feeding products
  • Grocery and gas gift cards
  • Grant requests for larger one-time expenses, including dental expenses (related to cancer diagnosis), respite care and patient specific equipment.
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One Response to CRSS Race for Hope FAQ

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