Firefighter Run for kids
Registration opens 12/15/14

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Survive the Burn

FIREFIGHTER RUN for EVERYONE to support KIDS hurt by FIRE

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.

2014 Race Results

How about Some Facts about Survive the Burn?

1098
Participants
$29695
Dollars Raised
116000
Child Burn Injuries Yearly in US
$3600
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 

REGISTER TO RUN

Run with our firefighters for our kids! Register as an individual or team, for the 5K, 10K, on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at beautiful Riverfront Park in Salem, Oregon. Firefighters running in gear (turnout shells & helmet) will receive a special medal, and kids up to 12 can run a free 1K with a finisher’s prize! Awards and prizes will be awarded to top teams as well as top male and female finishers (18+, and in age group categories). Checkout race details including a map and video of the race course

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Lead Sponsors

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“We are proud to be a part of supporting burn survivors in our local community”

Kitri McGuire, Race Sponsor

Contact Us

 Salem, OR
503-207-7315