Race Information FAQs

When is the Race?
The 19th Anniversary Race for the Cure is on Saturday, October 27, 2018. Survivors need to be at the stage area by 7:15 AM for the Survivor Ceremony and the race begins at 8:30 AM. This event will occur rain or shine. We reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds; rather, your entry fee will be used as a donation to the Komen Knoxville Race for the Cure.

Can I register as a participant the day of the Race?
Yes, 6:45am – 7:45am under the viaduct

What is the final date for individual registration?
Participants can register online through October 26 at 3pm.

Where do I send donations and registration fees?
Please try to register and donate online first! Please do not send cash; instead send checks or money orders. Our mailing address for donations is as follows: Komen Knoxville, 318 Nancy Lynn Ln #13, Knoxville, TN 37919  Mail your registration form: Hermes Sports and Events c/o Komen Knoxville, 2425 ,West 11th Street Suite #2, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 Click here for the Registration brochure

Are pets, inline skates, bikes, motorized scooters, or skateboards allowed at the Race?
For the safety of all participants, pets, inline skates, bikes, scooters, skateboards and pets are not allowed at the Race.

Are strollers and wheelchairs allowed on the Race course?
Yes, however for safety reasons we require that participants using them line up behind those who are running.

How do I run competitively in the Race?
Timing chips are available for all TIMED ($5 charge) Race participants and will be included in your race packet.

How does a breast cancer survivor determine which group to walk with in the survivor ceremony?
An individual is considered a breast cancer survivor from the time of the breast cancer diagnosis.

Who do we make the check payable to?
Please make all checks payable to: Komen East TN. On the check memo line, please include your name or your team name.

What is the registration rate for children under Kids for the Cure?
Registration for children age 12 and under is $25.