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Team Up With Sherry’s Run and Give Hope


The word TEAM means different things to different people. Maybe for you it means belonging to a group. Or, maybe it means being a part of something bigger than yourself. For the teams that participate in Sherry’s Run, it is all of this and so much more! When you form or join a team to participate in this annual event, you give HOPE to your neighbors fighting cancer and their families.


Sherry’s Run would not be what it is without our wonderful teams. “Being a part of a team is a great way to make a difference in our community.  Even though the actual event lasts only a couple of hours, the spirit of hope lasts all year long.”, says Ashlee Chance, Sherry’s Run Teams Committee Chair. Her team of volunteers is here to help make your team of runners/walkers more successful.

If you think you might want to form a team to help Give Hope, come find out more at our Spirit Nights scheduled for: Tuesday, July 24, Tuesday, August 7, Tuesday, August 21 and Tuesday, September 4th – all from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. (come and go) at the Sherry’s Run office (located at 110 Babb Drive, Lebanon TN). Registration forms will be available for those who are unable to register online.  We will also hand out posters and be available to answer any questions you might have about organizing your team.

If you are unable to attend a Spirit Night and need more information about teams, you may contact Ashlee Chance at or call 615-476-3844.

Chance adds, “I am so moved each year seeing the passion shown by our teams as they participate because of someone special in their lives. I can promise that you will not regret the decision to be a part of a team – it changes you for the better!” Team captains may register their team name online at Your team members will be able to simply pick your team name from a drop down menu. As soon as a team member registers, an e-mail will be sent to you.

Team T-Shirt Competition Tradition Continues

Our t-shirt competition has been a highlight of this event for several years and is a great way to bring your team together. Again, all teams will have an opportunity to showcase their creativity by creating a unique design on your team’s t-shirt and entering it in the Team T-shirt Contest. The t-shirts will be on display at the event site for everyone to see and the winning team will be announced at the event. Remember, the winner is chosen based on donations made at the event site, so be sure to remind your friends, family and co-workers to “vote” for your t-shirt.   Visit for more information.  

Give Hope and Have Fun! 

There are so many fun and easy ways to get your friends and family in on the blessing of helping others. Many teams in the past have raised money through a variety of events such as bake sales, office decorating contests, turning school sporting events lime-green, Sherry’s Run t-shirt days. Be inspired by the creative ways other supporters are raising money or develop a fundraiser that reflects your personality.  

It’s so easy to get started! 

  1. Register yourself and your team name (it’s quick and easy – click here to Register. There is no additional charge to register online) 
  2. Paint Your Town Green with lime-green bows.  Click here for more info.
  3. Click here for more information about Teams and FUNdraising ideas to share with your team. 

Spirit Nights are open to everyone. Green bows will be available to purchase at each Spirit Night, so you can pick yours up and help us “Paint Your Town Green.” We will also have Sherry’s Run retail items available to purchase so come ready to shop for Sherry’s Run! Everyone who attends a Spirit Night and registers on site or purchases a green bow or a retail item will be entered into a drawing for a prize.

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Registration is open for the 15th annual Sherry’s Run 5K Run/Walk scheduled for Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. at 623 West Main Street in Lebanon. Click here to sign up. Come join us as we make a difference in the lives of those affected by cancer right here in our community.

Your support allows us to assist cancer patients 52 weeks a year with gas, groceries, utility bills, housing payments, prescription assistance, health insurance premiums, medical bills, and colonoscopy assistance.

To learn more about Sherry’s Run, please call 615-925-2592 or email: To refer someone who might qualify for assistance, please call 615-925-9932 or email:

“Serving Cancer Patients 15 Years Running”

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.