The American Cancer Society & Relay For Life proudly present the Knoxville Midnight 5K Run & Walk.
Come join the fun and late night excitement of the Knoxville Midnight 5K Run & Walk! This timed race will start and end in World’s Fair Park with all proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society & their continual fight against cancer.
When & Where: Sign-in for this race will begin at 10PM on Friday, June 2nd with the race actually occuring at the stroke of Midnight on the 3rd. The event will be held in conjunction with the Annual Relay For Life of Metro Knoxville Celebration that will start at 6PM earlier in the evening in World’s Fair Park. We highly encourage participants to come early and enjoy in all activities the night entails including Live Entertainment.
Cost & Cause: Th registration cost is $25 until March 19th. From March 20th until April 16thth the race cost is $35. On April 17th the price of the race will increase to $40 until the day of the race. Day of price is $45. All money raised will go to the American Cancer Society and their continual efforts to create a world free from cancer.
Registration for the Knoxville Midnight 5K 1 of 3 ways: Online, Mail-In or Race Night
Online Registration: Register online for the race at runsignup.com
Mail-In Registration: Please mail to Knoxville Midnight 5K, 871 N Weisgarber Rd, Knoxville, TN 37909. All mail-in registration must be received no later than Friday, May 26th 2017.
Race Night Registration: Runners and walkers can register the evening of from 10:00-11:30pm at the race registration tent in World’s Fair Park.
Race Results will be available including live results on runsignup.com.
Race Packets: Anyone registered before Friday, May 26th can pick-up their race packet on Tuesday, May 30th from 4:00pm-6:00PM at the American Cancer Society Office at 871 N Weisgarber Rd, 37909. The race packet will include a t-shirt & purple LED wristband. For those unable to pick-up their race packet on May 30th, you will recieve you packet the night of at the registration booth. No packets will be mailed. Late/day of participants will recieve race packets as supplies last.
Awards: The top 3 male and female participants will receive overall awards. The overall winners will not be eligible for the classification awards given to age groups, which will be given to the top 2 in each group.
Refreshments: Refreshments will be available after the race.
Race Day Etiquette: Due to our insurance policy, no rollerblades, strollers, bicycles, or dogs will be allowed in the race. We highly encourage all participants to register early and wear the FREE t-shirt and LED Purple Band. In addition, please be fesitve when preparing for this event. This event is scheudled to take place at Midnight and we wan to see your true Night Owl Spirit as we light up the streets of Knoxville on foot, to help raise funds and awareness to end cancer.
This event supports the American Cancer Society ’s quest to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people get well and stay well, by finding cures and by fighting back against cancer. In the Knoxville area, the American Cancer Society serves thousands od patients through support groups, help with transportation to and from treatment, and the latest in cancer information.