Funding Research for Pediatric Brain Cancer


3rd Annual North Platte Color Out Cancer 5k

3rd Annual North Platte Color Out Cancer 5k

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Join Team Jack on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 9:30 AM for the 3rd Annual Team Jack Color Run: Color Out Cancer to raise funds for pediatric brain cancer research. The color walk/run is a five-kilometer, un-timed race which is suitable for all ages, children and families or just a group of friends, where runners are doused from head to toe in different colors at each kilometer. Join us and COLOR OUT CANCER!

ONLINE REGISTRATON IS CLOSED.  You can register the day of the event at Centennial Park, prices are below.  

Adults  |  $30.00
Children (Under 10 years)  |  $12.00


8:30 AM  |  Registration Opens

9:30 AM  |  5k Color Fun Run/ Walk (3.1 Miles)

Location  |  Centennial Park- Gazebo:  Centennial Park, located between the South Platte River and Francis and Oak and McDonald Streets in North Platte, NE.

All participants who register before June 1 will include a t-shirt.  Online registration closes Tuesday, June 5 at 5:00 PM CST. Day-of registration will be available on-site, but t-shirts are not guaranteed after June 1.

Walkers - Joggers - Runners are all welcome!

Following the event will be drinks and snacks for all participants. Also, enter for your chance to win some awesome raffle prizes: $1.00 per ticket or 6 tickets for $5.00. Must be present to win.

Why we are running....

This event is in honor of brain cancer fighters Grady Simants and Abbey Girard and in memory of Olivia Swedberg, all residents of North Platte. These families have come together to help raise funds for pediatric brain cancer research and continue to help kids fight this horrific disease.  A special thank you to these families for your help in the fight.

Run in honor of Grady... Grady Simants was diagnosed with medulloblastoma. Grady and his team of 'Avengers' would love your help fighting this terrible disease.

Run in honor of Abbey... Abbey Girard, of North Platte, NE, was diagnosed with medulloblastoma. Join in the race and help Abbey in her fight!

Run in loving memory of Olivia... Olivia Swedberg was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG) a terminal brain cancer on May 7, 2015 and sadly passed away on June 30, 2015.

Weather Policy: During outside events there is always the potential for extreme or severe weather conditions (for example: lightning, tornado, high winds, extreme hot or cold temperatures, blizzard, etc...). The Team Jack Foundation will do as much as we can to make the experience as safe as possible. But if there is severe weather, the race may be delayed or cancelled. If there is more than a reasonable delay, or if conditions persist, the Team Jack Foundation reserves the right to shorten or cancel the race. Entry fees are non-refundable. Please check the website and your email before the race for any changes or cancellations. If you are already at the event, listen to the announcer about any weather changes that may occur.
Centennial Park- Gazebo
Centennial Cir, North Platte, NE 69101 Between the South Platte River and Francis and Oak and McDonald Street.
69101 North Platte, NE