Regretfully the race organizers must cancel the September 11, 2016 Survive the Burn race.
All persons who have registered for the race will receive a full refund by check.Thank you for your support.

If you registered for the 2016 race at the 2015 race and have not received your refund check, please, contact our race registrar, at
Provide your name, the registration amount, your current mailing address and your email address. Thank you

Survive the Burn


Each year, hundreds of children suffer burns, with lifelong impact. Achieving health for child burn survivors requires continuous support and education, all the way to adulthood.  Proceeds from Firesafe US’s Survive the Burn 5K/10K directly support child burn survivor programs as well as families of Oregon firefighters injured in the line of duty. 

Founded in 2011 by professional firefighter and avid runner Cory Cochran and his wife Kathryn, the race has grown to include firefighters, children, families, and supporters from Salem and the Portland metropolitan region.  Cory and Kathryn continue to manage the race as volunteer race directors with the support their four beautiful children. Your support will help with their dream of supporting families and kids hurt by fire.

How about Some Facts about Survive the Burn?

Dollars Raised
Child Burn Injuries Yearly in US
Annual Cost of Mental Health Support for each child burn survivor

“I run to support kids affected by fire. I believe in the cause – it motivates me to stay fit year after year.”

– Sean McMurry, Salem Firefighter 

2015 Lead Sponsors

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