Dear Knox Asian Festival friends,
We hope you and your family is staying home and being safe.
We have been closely monitoring the impact of the coronavirus (COVID‑19), we want you to know that your safety is our top priority. With your well-being in mind and after careful deliberation, the 5K planning committee has decided to transition the 2nd Annual Knox Asian Festival 5k race/walk to a virtual event. We feel it is important to do our part to protect the health of our broader community and those who may be especially vulnerable to this virus.
A portion of the proceeds will go to local non-profits or fundraising activities that are serving those affected by COVID-19 in Knoxville and the surrounding area.
Everyone will receive a medal and a t-shirt (if you sign up before July 19th).
If you do not want to run/record the time, But just Support the effort, You can. Please share this information to your family and friends.
- Please sign up the virtual 5K or 1mile before March 31, $10 of your registration fee and all the donation you made before March 31 will go to the Knoxville Service Industry Relief Fund organized by Service Industry Coalition of Knoxville. They will be sending donations directly to service industry professionals (including restaurant/bar/hotel/event/venue staff, retail staff, rideshare drivers, health/wellness service providers, etc) who are in emergency need of assistance based on a relief request list.
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- Since this virtual race is open until August, and the community’s needs are immediate, the race committee has decided to pick a cause and donate a portion of the race proceeds each month to help. We will keep identifying areas of needs and update our donation efforts on our race front page.
Let’s HELP each other and get through this together.
Get details and join the race HERE