3rd Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Full Steam Ahead 5K



What is the entry fee for the 3rd Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Full Steam Ahead 5K?

$35 through 12 noon on Friday, July 10th, 2020.

When is the deadline to register?

Online registration will close at 11 pm on Friday, July 10th, 2020.

Can I make a donation in addition to paying the registration fee?

Yes and we encourage you to do so! You will have the option to make an additional donation when registering.

Is any portion of my registration fee tax-deductible?

No. The entry fee helps cover the cost of producing the 3rd Annual Cristian Rivera Foundation Full Steam Ahead 5K and includes a participant t-shirt. This is why fundraising is so important! All donations made or raised above and beyond your entry fee are tax-deductible.


How do I create a team?

You can create a team when you register online by selecting the option to “Create a Team” – you will become the Team Captain and will be asked to enter the Team Name. Those who wish to join your team can then register by selecting the option to “Join a Team.”

Is there a limit on team size?

No – sign up as many teammates as you can!

How do I join a team?

To join an existing team, select the “Join a Team” option, and search for the team name. Once you find the team you wish to join, click Join, and proceed with registration.

Can I join a team if I am already registered as an individual?

Yes! Please contact us, and we will set the team up for you.

Can I create a new team after I have registered as an individual?

Yes! Please contact us, and we will set the team up for you.

I am a Team Captain – can I enroll all members of my team at one time?

Yes. If you have a large team of more than 5 people to register, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Can I pay for my whole team by company check?

Yes, a team can submit one check from its company for every team member’s registration fee.

How do we register our company team if paying by check?

We will provide the Team Captain with a discount code that he or she will need to provide to each team member, who will then enter it when registering online. No credit card information will be required. Please note that discount codes cannot be issued until payment is received, so you will need to confirm the number of team members in advance. We appreciate the extra effort and planning this requires. Please contact crf5k@cristianriverafoundation.org if you plan to pay by company check.

How will a Virtual 5K work? 

We will have a live kick-off on our Facebook and Instagram at the starting time of the event. We will continue to post announcements and competition updates on our social media accounts. Participants can take a photo or video of themselves during the 5K and send them to us so that they may be featured in a video after the event showing our unity against DIPG.


When will I receive my shirt? 

All registrants will receive their shirts in the mail before the event.


How can I fundraise? 

You can fundraise by sending out the personalized email for donations to your friends and family as well as by posting about the event on your social media accounts and encouraging others to join you and donate to the cause!


Where should I submit my photo or video? 

You can email your submissions to us at info@cristianriverafundation.org


Where will our photos and videos be featured? 

The video of all participants will be featured on all social media accounts, the website and it will be emailed to all registrants and the entire Cristian Rivera Foundation database!


Where can I see the Facebook or Instagram live? 

You can view our live steam on our Facebook page or our Instagram page. Our Facebook is Cristian Rivera Foundation and our Instagram is @cristianriverafoundation


How will the team competitions work?

Team competitions will be based on what team raises the most money to fight DIPG. The team who raises the most money will win the competition and a prize!


Is there a minimum fundraising requirement?

The Minimum Suggested Fundraising amount is $100.00 per participant. But we encourage each person to raise as much as possible. Every dollar you raise will help us sustain and grow our programs. Please help us beat DIPG.

How will this event help fund DIPG research and trials?

100% of each donation raised in support of each participant will directly go towards ground-breaking scientific research and trials.

How do I turn in any pledges collected offline?

If you have collected checks or cash in support of your run/walk, you may submit your collected pledges along with our offline donation form by mail to:

Cristian Rivera Foundation

PO Box 656

Edgewater, NJ 07020

Checks should be made payable to: Cristian Rivera Foundation.

Your pledges will be added to your scrolling total upon receipt.

What is the pledge collection deadline?

12 Noon on Friday, July 10th, 2020.


Please email crf5k@cristianriverafoundation.org for answers to any questions not addressed on the website. We will continue to update event details so please check back.