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The mission at Colon Screening for Life, Inc. is to educate the community on early detection and prevention of colon cancer through regular screenings such as colonoscopies.  Each year thousands of American families are affected by this common but little discussed disease. Colon Screening for Life, Inc. a 501c(3) organization, works to decrease the incidence of colon cancer and related deaths in the Tri-state area through education and awareness events. Two of the ways we help bring Colon Cancer Awareness to the forefront is by providing programs like our CSFL 5K Run/Walk and our Shake Your Booty Dance. This year’s Colon Screening for Life 5K will be held at Old National Bank, Downtown on June 8, 2024. Colorectal cancer is just starting to receive the long overdue attention it deserves and this is an opportunity for you to get involved with an issue that is gaining national attention. When you make a decision to be an advocate for colorectal cancer prevention, people will pay attention. Your support will make a true impact and help save thousands of lives!

Saturday, June 8, 2024
Doors open at 7 a.m.
Run/Walk begins at 8 a.m.

Old National Bank, Downtown Evansville

5K (3.1 miles) and 1 mile walk

Title & Founding Sponsor

Race History

How it all Began…

Colon Screening for Life’s first run/walk was held in April 2007. The distance was shorter back then at 2.2 miles and was held on the East Side of Evansville.  It was around the lake behind Cracker Barrel.  The temperature in Evansville that morning at race time was 29 degrees!  Just a little chilly.  We did have a tent and used blowers to keep our hands from getting numb.  That first year we managed to have about 250 brave, cold participants and 25 volunteers. At the time, we weren’t sure if it would be our first and last event, but we didn’t give up and Colon Screening for Life! So here we are, celebrating our 18th anniversary with three “Shake Your Booty” dances and one of the largest 5K Run/Walk events in the city.  In 2010 we incorporated and became Colon Screening for Life, Inc. a non-profit 501c (3).  Over the last 18 years, we moved around, increased the distance of our event, and found our home in downtown Evansville. As long as there is a need to educate and bring awareness to the Tri-State community about the importance of colon cancer screening, and we continue to see the enthusiasm and passion in our supporters/participants who come out to our events every year, we will continue our mission. Thank you.