FAQs

 

General Race Information 

Q. When is the Race? 
   A. The Race will be held on October 31, 2020.

Q. Where is the Race? 
   A. The Race will be held virtually. Participants are encouraged to #RaceWhereYouAre and tune into the virtual program.

Q. How much is the registration fee?
   A. 

    
Adult Registration $30
 Survivor/Thriver Registration $30
 Youth Registration (Under 18) $20
Pet Registration
Choose Youth  & use discount code "Paws4theCause" 
$10 
 Upsells  
Mailing of Race Packet
(Available until 10/19/20)
$5

 

Q. Is my registration fee tax-deductible?
   A. No, your registration fee helps defray the costs of producing the Race and is not considered tax-deductible. However, any amount that you choose to donate above the entry fee is tax-deductible.

Q. What is included in the registration fee?
   A. Adult and Youth Registrants, will receive a Race number, a Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® t-shirt
Survivor & MBC Thriver will recieve a Race number, a Race for the Cure® t-shirt and Survivor or MBC Thriver shirt
Pet registrants will receive a pink scarf

Q. How can I register?
   A. You can register online by clicking here. You can also register offline by downloading this form [Click here to download registration form] and mailing to the address below: 

Knoxville Race for the Cure
c/o Hermes Sports
2425 W 11th, Suite 2
Cleveland OH 44113
 

Q. How will I receive my Race packet including t-shirt?
   A. If you pay to have your packet mailed it will be sent by 10/19/2020. 

We are happy to announce the following Packet P/Up options this year with the help of our Presenting Sponsors! 

Date Location Time
Oct 15  Rusty Wallace Ford in Dandridge 10 am - 1 pm
Oct 19 Ray Varner Ford in Clinton 9 am - 11 am
Oct 23 UT University Medical Plaza
9625 Kroger Park Dr, Knoxville 37922 
10 am - 1 pm
Oct 28 Ted Russell Ford on Parkside  4 pm - 7 pm
Oct 29  Lance Cunningham Ford  8:30 am - 10:30 am 
Oct 30 Ted Russell Ford on Kingston Pike  11 am - 1 pm

Q. How can I become a volunteer? 

 

   A. We may be having a virtual event, but that doesn’t mean that we don’t need your help. Find a volunteer opportunity that’s right for you. There are many ways you can get involved, for more information, click here


Fundraising FAQ

Q. Does the Komen Race for the Cure® require fundraising?
   A. You are not required to fundraise, but we do encourage all participants to fundraise above the entry fee. Just Imagine the IMPACT - If every Race participant raises just $100 in addition to their registration fee, we would bring in an additional $100,000 to support local screening, treatment and educational programs in our community!

Q. Does the money raised benefit people in our community?
   A. Funds raised by the Komen Race for the Cure series supports Komen’s mission to save lives and end breast cancer through breakthrough research and ensuring all people receive the care they need. Through your support, our neighbors will benefit from research discoveries, public policy advocacy and direct patient support services.

Q.Where do I send donations?
  
A. Mail to: 318 Nancy Lynn Ln 13, Knoxville TN 37919 
For donations on behalf of an individual participant or a team, please include that information with your check.

Q. Is there a deadline for fundraising?
  
A. All donations on your behalf that are received by November 13, 2020 will be credited to your fundraising total.

Q. When will I receive my fundraising incentives?
   A. Your fundraising incentives are calculated based on the total fundraising dollars you have collected. Incentives are mailed after the close of our Race fundraising season, and you can expect to receive your prize sometime in November. Prizes are not cumulative.

Q. What are some ways I can fundraise for my team/my individual goal?
  
A. We have plenty of ideas on our Fundraising Tips page!

Q. How do I use the Mobile App to Fundraise?
   A. The Mobile App allows you to fundraise on-the-go and track your progress. You can also track your steps and learn more about the impact you are having to end breast cancer. View the Mobile App guide to learn more about the features of the app to help you make a greater impact.

Q. How do I track my steps using the Mobile App?
   A. Connect to Apple Health or Google Fit to track your steps so your everyday walk or run can be one to end breast cancer. Make sure to allow access to ALL data for proper tracking.
Once connected, click the “Get Active” icon at the bottom to view your steps & activity challenges. Simply hit the Start button to begin recording your steps and select “Confirm” when prompted to save the information.
Check out all six available step challenge badges under the “My Challenges” tab, including the Finisher Badge for taking 6,000 steps to officially finish the Race for the Cure.

Q. Is support available if I am having trouble with the Mobile App?
  A: Yes. In the top right corner of the App Home Screen click Settings (Gear Icon). Click this and then “Need Help?” to open the support portal. Search the app FAQ for an answer or open a ticket with our app support team.

Q. Do I need to mail in checks if I deposit them through the Mobile App?
  A. No. You do not need to mail in checks if you have deposited them through the Mobile App.

TEAM FAQ

Q. How do I form a team?
  
A. To be considered an official team, you will need 10 or more registered members by the morning of the Race. You can form a team or join a team online. For more information, contact us at 865.588.0902 or teams@KomenEastTN.org.

Q. What are the benefits of a team?
A. Forming or joining a team multiplies the fun you will have on Race day. You can create a team to celebrate a survivor or honor someone you have lost. You can also create a corporate team and get your entire company involved. To learn more check out the Team Rewards page.

Q. Do teams have to fundraise?
  
A. Teams are not required to fundraise but we strongly encourage fundraising. Fundraising as a team can be fun. Click here to get a list of fundraising events your team can do.

Q. One of my team members registered as an individual when they meant to join my team. How do they correct this?
  
A. Please contact teams@KomenEastTN.org to get this corrected.

Q. Can donations made to a team be split or shared among team members?
   A. We are unable to split or transfer donations between individual and team accounts.

Event Day Information

2020 Komen Knoxville Virtual Race for the CureŽ

Saturday, October 31, 2020

Race Where You Are

Knoxville, TN 37916

View Event Day Schedule