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West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk. Call for Volunteers

Photo: Josiah Mackenzie

West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk. needs volunteers to help work various positions for the event that helps raise funds for the University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research.West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk.

The event will take place at Shelby Farms Park on Sept. 17 at 7 a.m., and will consist of a variety of activities throughout the day. There will also be a Celebration Village to provide participants with food, beverages, education and entertainment. A southern style breakfast will be served, with a Corky’s BBQ lunch. In addition, the beverage garden will serve Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas, and beer, along with soft drinks and water.

Volunteers are needed on Sept. 12, 13, and 15-17. Shifts are usually four hours long. Examples of volunteer positions are:

  • Registrant packet sorting/distributing
  • Registration
  • Start line operations
  • Event set-up
  • Support and Gear (SAG) stop operations and food and beverage
  • Photo booth assistant
  • Food servers and bussers
  • Finish line operators
  • Event ambassadors

Volunteers will also have the chance to enjoy the Celebration Village and get an event t-shirt and meal ticket. Service hours certificates are available.

>>Click here to register to volunteer<<

The cycling portion of the event consists of three road bike rides: an 18-mile fun ride, a 34-mile ride, and a 62-mile metric century ride. The run event will be a 5K run/walk for all ages. Lastly, there will be a 1-mile tribute/remembrance walk.

The University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research is a non-profit started by the West Cancer Center for the research and development of cancer treatments. Every year the West Cancer Center provides care to more than 30,000 individuals.

For more information and to register to race, visit the West Fight On website here.

Follow West Fight On on Facebook here and Twitter here.

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