Run Over Cancer 5K

The 8th Annual Run Over Cancer

5K Run and 3K Walk

In Mememory of Alex & Arleen Boyes


Join us Saturday, September 9, 2017 for a Memorial 5K Run/Walk in memory of Alex and Arleen Boyes. Arleen was a mother who lost her battle with breast cancer while being an active member of Gilda’s Club. During her battle, she organized the 5K for the last four years in memory of her son Alex, after he lost his fight with melanoma.

The event will be held at Tyler State Park, Newtown PA (NEW LOCATION). The entrance is off of Newtown Richboro Road, Rt 332. Follow the signs for the event.

Day of the Event!

This is a rain or shine event! Advanced registration is $25 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under.

Day-of Registration and check in is from 8:00am to 8:45am at $30 an adult and $10 a child. Raffle tickets will be sold. At 9:00am the 5K Run begins! At 9:10am the 3K Walk begins!


Help raise funds for local children and adults affected by cancer by obtaining donations from family, friends and neighbors in support of your run or walk.  Visit to create your own personal fundraising page or team page.



One male and one female with the best time for each age group will be awarded. The age groups are:

  • 19 & under
  • 20 – 29
  • 30 – 39
  • 40 – 49
  • 50 & over

The top overall male and top overall female will each receive a $50 gift card!

Timing by Bryn Mawr Running Company

Questions? Contact Kathy O’Mara at or call 215-441-3290


Online registration is now closed, but walk-ins welcome the day of event!