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Registration is Open and Teams are Forming for Sherry’s Run 5K

Whether you are a walker, runner or just want to be a cheerleader on the sidelines, the 19th annual Sherry’s Run 5K Run/Walk to benefit Sherry’s Hope is where you want to be on Saturday, September 10th at 8am!

Sherry’s Run 5K Run/Walk will have a variety of activities on the day of the event that you will not want to miss! The silent auction tent is always a highlight of the event and don’t forget to visit our sponsor tents. Following the run, awards will be presented to top finishing runners and team awards will be given out. And one of the most special parts of the day, the in memory of and in honor of recipients will be recognized.

Registration for the 5K event is open and available online and at the Sherry’s Hope office at 110 Babb Drive, Lebanon. Onsite registration will be available at the event site located at 623 West Main Street on Thursday, September 8 and Friday, September 9 from 11 am until 7 pm and Saturday, September 10 from 6:30 am until 8 am.

While you don’t have to be part of a team to participate in the event, teams are a fun way to participate in the Sherry’s Run 5K! Some form teams through local businesses, organizations and churches, other teams are formed in honor or in memory of someone special to them, and some are simply a group of friends forming a team to walk or run together. Whatever the reason, teams are a great way to come together to support friends and neighbors who are fighting cancer.

It’s easy to form a team for the Sherry’s Run 5K. The team captain will click here and register themselves and their team name. Team members will be able to simply pick the team name from a drop down menu when they register for the run.

If you have questions or need help registering your team, contact Ashlee Chance, Sherry’s Run Teams Committee Chair at or at 615-476-3844.

Event t-shirts and timing chips for chip timed runners will be available for registered participants to pick up at the event site at 623 West Main Street in Lebanon on Thursday, September 8 and Friday, September 9 from 11 am until 7 pm and Saturday, September 10 from 6:30 am until 8 am.

The Sherry’s Run 5K event is the largest fundraiser for Sherry’s Hope; a non-profit, Christian organization that offers financial assistance, spiritual and emotional support to families in Wilson County and surrounding communities who are affected by cancer. Because of tremendous community support, Sherry’s Hope is able to offer financial assistance with utilities, housing, prescriptions, medical bills, gas and groceries as well as a monthly support group to those who hurting because of a cancer diagnosis. Being passionate about colorectal health, Sherry’s Hope distributes colon cancer test kits and offers colonoscopy assistance year round as well.

To learn more about the Sherry’s Run 5K event, click here, call 615-925-2592 or email To learn more about Sherry’s Hope programs and services, visit, call 615-925-9932, or email To make a donation online to Sherry’s Hope, click here or mail donations to Sherry’s Hope, P.O. Box 8, Lebanon, TN 37088-0008.


Corrie Cluck

Faith, courage, optimism and a desire to help others were qualities that defined Sharon “Sherry” Patterson Whitaker. Both before and after the energetic wife and mother was diagnosed with colon cancer, the impression she made on her family, friends and community was undeniable. While her battle in the flesh was lost in 2004, the spirit she had shown throughout life continues to touch more lives every day. Because of Sherry’s Run, a 5K run/walk benefit organized in Sherry’s memory, area cancer victims and their families can make strides toward becoming cancer survivors, and researchers are a small step closer to stopping the disease for good.