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2017 Omaha Pre-Event Information

It’s event week! We are looking forward to seeing you at the 4th annual Head for the Cure 5K – Omaha event this Saturday, July 29th at the Lewis & Clark Landing. 

Friday Packet Pickup:   

Date: Friday, July 28th
Time: 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM 
Where: Peak Performance (519 N. 78th St. | Omaha, NE 68114)

*SATURDAY LATE PACKET PICK-UP:  7:00 – 8:00 a.m. at Lewis & Clark Landing

Team Captains: If you’d like to pick-up your entire team’s packets on Friday please notify Brian Orrick at with your team name.  

Saturday Event Morning Information:  

Venue location: 

Lewis & Clark Landing
515 N Riverfront Dr.
Omaha, NE 68102


Please park in any of the highlighted lots below! Parking is free. We’ll be setting up just north of the parking.

Lewis & Clark Parking.jpg


7:00 a.m. Late packet pickup and check-in
8:00 a.m. Head for the Cure 5K -Omaha begins
9:00 a.m. Head for the Cure Kids’ Fun Run starts
9:20 a.m. Awards Ceremony / Keeping the Faith Awards 
9:40 a.m. Top Finisher Medal Presentation





Please contact Brian Orrick,, with any questions regarding this event.

Volunteers: Have friends or family that would rather volunteer? We are still in need of volunteers on event day! Email for more information and details. All volunteers get a HFTC volunteer t-shirt! 

Don’t Forget!

SNAPCHAT: Look for our Snapchat filter on event morning! Use within 14,000 sq feet of Lewis & Clark Landing.

PANCAKE MAN: Stick around after the 5K for a pancake breakfast brought to you by the Pancake Man himself! A special thank you to Leap-for-a-Cure and Methodist Hospital Foundation for sponsoring!

                                                             Pancake Man


                                                    A Special Thank You to Our 2017 Sponsors!

                                   Omaha Sponsor Banner 2017


About Head for the Cure
Head for the Cure is dedicated to raising hope, awareness and funding in the fight against brain cancer. Our 5K events are not only successful fundraisers, but unique tributes to those who are fighting brain cancer and those who have lost their battles. Their memories carry on through the teams that are formed around them, and these teams return year after year to celebrate their legacies.

In pursuit of a cure
Funds raised from the Head for the Cure 5K – Omaha event benefit the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative (BTTC) and locally Leap-for-a-Cure