_ The 2019 5K Run and 1K Walk-A-Thon for Parkinson's Awareness:
We are very excited to announce... this will be the FIRST YEAR that all surrounding support groups are coming together in support of ONE event focused on Parkinson's Awareness! We will be UNITED for the cause!
The goal of our 5K run and 1K walk-a-thon is to help people better understand this progressive nervous system disorder and offer patients and their families a caring environment full of support.
In 2015, PJ Parkinson's Support Group was created and held it's first walk-a-thon that fall. Now in its fifth year, a 5K run has been added and we working with other support groups in the East Tennessee to increase awareness of Parkinson's Disease and what is being done locally to help those with Parkinson's and their families.
The 5K Run and 1K Walk-A-Thon for Parkinson's Awareness will be held at the centrally located and picturesque Ijams Nature Center in downtown Knoxville on Saturday, September 28, 2019. On-site registration will begin at 8:00am with the run and walk-a-thon beginning at 9:00.
Pre-register online at: PJParkinsons.com
- Registration for the 5K is $30.00 and includes a T-Shirt.
- Registration for the walk-a-thon is $15.00.
- T-Shirts can be pre-ordered with online registration for $12.
- A limited number of t-shirts will be available for purchase at the event for $15
Huge thanks to last years 2018 Sponsors:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Provision Healthcare,American Fundraising Foundation - AmFund,Acadia Pharmaceuticals, Shannondale Presbyterian Homes of Tennessee, INC., Oak Ridge Strategy Group, Blalock Companies, Kroger, Knoxville Beverage Company, Cherokee Distributing Company,and Life Care Center of Blount County