Subway Race Against Cancer set for Nov. 8

KNOXVILLE (WATE) –  The SUBWAY Race Against Cancer is set for Sunday, Nov. 8, at World’s Fair Park.

The East Tennessee area SUBWAY franchise owners announced their partnership with Thompson Cancer Survival Center and Covenant Health in February as the new title sponsor of the annual Race Against Cancer.

Now in its 22nd year, the 5K race benefits the cancer outreach and education services of Thompson Cancer Survival Center.

There are three registration options available.

Online registration is available at through nov. 4, at 6 p.m. One-stop registration is available at Fleet Feet Sports in Turkey Creek and New Balance Knoxville in Suburban Plaza.

Race-day registration on the lawn at World’s Fair Park will be open from 1-2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov.8.

Registration is $35 for adults and $15 for children 18 and under for the 5K run, the one-mile walk in the park, or, for those who can’t be present on race day, the “afternoon nap” option.

The fundraising goal for the 2015 race is $475,000, with 5,000 registered participants. Funds raised through the race will provide cancer prevention, education and early detection services for the medically underserved throughout East Tennessee.

For more information or to register for the race, visit or call 865-541-1227.


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