Run For Life- 5k - Cherokee

October 14, 2018

Maverick’s Tsalagi Sunshine and 8th Generation Athletic Association have partnered up to host the 1st Annual “Run For Life” 5k to bring cancer awareness to the community. This year’s 5k is being held in memory of Virgil Ledford who passed away on May 26th after a brief battle with cancer. Proceeds from this event will be donated to Maverick’s Tsalagi Sunshine and 8th Generation Athletic Association to assist with reaching their organizations’ missions. For more information about these two organizations and their missions, please visit their Facebook pages. 

We invite you to participate to honor and support those who have battled or are currently battling cancer. We would like for participants to represent the cancer(s) that has affected them by wearing the coordinating color(s). You may find a ribbon color guide at 

Rain date is set for Sunday, October 28th.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Leigh-Anne Ledford at (828)736-3672.

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]


Run For LIfe- 5k

October 14, 2018 (Sunday) - 14:00
3 miles
Road Solo

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