Strength In Colors 5K & KIDS DASH

Sunday, July 28th, 2024


McNamara Park, 7049 Big Walnut Rd., Galena, 43021

You are invited to join us for the 7th Annual Strength in Colors 5K & KIDS DASH (SIC5K). Our inaugural SIC5K took place in 2018 and each year since then, participation and support has grown moving us closer to a world without cancer. The event brings the community together to celebrate survivors, honor those we’ve lost, and to raise awareness of the 6 HPV-related cancers and their ribbon colors.


Our circle continues to grow.

We are grateful for all of you!

Teal Sponsors

Green Sponsors

Swag Sponsor

Canine Corner Sponsor

Pre-Race Warm Up Sponsor

Community Partners


Wellness Row Exhibitors

Race Partners

Interested in participating in Wellness Row with other health and wellness organizations?

Raising Awareness of HPV-Related Cancers

Crawford Crew SIC5K tshirtAccording to the CDC, based on data from 2022, about 47,199 new HPV-associated cancers occur in the United States each year; 26,177 among women, and 21,022 among men. Cervical cancer is the most common HPV-associated cancer among women, and cancers of the back of the throat, including the base of the tongue and tonsils, are the most common among men. HPV is associated with 6 types of cancer: cervical, vaginal/vulvar, anal, penile and oral, head and neck.

Strength In Colors 5K brings awareness to these cancers and the ribbon colors they represent. It provides a fun and family-focused platform to offer education, prevention information, and support to our community.

All HPV-related cancers are preventable. Screenings, annual exams, education, and the HPV vaccine are all methods of cancer prevention.

HPV and Cancer
Prevention Resources

HPV Vaccination

Helpful Links

Interested In Joining Our
Junior Ambassador Group?

This event is organized each year by a talented, hard-working group of young people, our Junior Ambassadors (JAG).

  • Do you value healthy relationships and want to make a difference in the lives of others?
  • Would you like to beef up your resume or college application with community service and outreach?
Learn More
Junior Ambassador Group

Interested In Joining Us?

Learn more by reviewing the Board Responsibilities below or by contacting Diane Crawford at

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Board Responsibilities PDF
Board Application PDF