12th Annual UT Medical Center Man Run


RUN… AN EVENT WHERE YOU CAN GET SOME EXERCISE.. AND SUPPORT MEN’S HEALTH AS WELL.. HERE TO TELL US ABOUT THIS YEAR’S EVENT IS DOCTOR WES WHITE.. A UROLOGIST AND A RUNNER AS WELL. 1. FIRST, JUST TELL US A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE RUN…. AND HOW IT SUPPORTS HEALTH RESEARCH… THE MAN RUN IS IN ITS 12TH YEAR AND IS A AN ANNUAL 8K, 5K AND FAMILY FUN WALK SPONSORED BY REGAL THAT RAISES FUNDS TO SUPPORT MEN’S HEALTH RESEARCH, OUTREACH AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM. ALL FUNDS RAISED SUPPORT PROSTATE CANCER AND PROVIDE OVER 5,000 FREE SCREENINGS FOR MEN ACROSS EAST TENNESSEE. 2. WHY IS THE MAN RUN IMPORTANT? DID YOU KNOW THAT ACCORDING TO THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY, APPROXIMATELY 1 IN 9 MEN WILL BE DIAGNOSED WITH PROSTATE CANCER IN THEIR LIFETIME, AND PROSTATE CANCER IS THE SECOND LEADING CAUSE OF CANCER DEATH IN AMERICAN MEN, BEHIND LUNG CANCER? ONLY ABOUT 1 IN 41 WILL DIE OF PROSTATE CANCER BECAUSE IF CAUGHT EARLY, PROSTATE CANCER CAN BE TREATED. IN FACT, MORE THAN 2.9 MILLION MEN IN THE US WHO HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH PROSTATE CANCER AT SOME POINT IN THEIR LIFETIME ARE STILL ALIVE TODAY. 3. WHEN AND WHERE IS IT? THE MAN RUN IS ON SUNDAY, NOV 3 ON THE UT MEDICAL CENTER CAMPUS. THE RACE BEGINS AT 2PM. 4. HOW DO YOU REGISTER? GO TO MANRUN.ORG AND CLICK ON REGISTER TODAY. 5. WHAT IS THE COST TO PARTICIPATE? DEPENDING ON WHAT EVENT YOU REGISTER THE PRICE VARIES FOR EXAMPLE 8K IS $40, 5K IS $30, FAMILY FUN WALK IS $20 OR YOU CAN SLEEP IN FOR $25. THESE PRICES ARE GOOD THROUGH OCT. 31. THERE ARE TEAM DISCOUNTS AND REGISTRATION DISCOUNTS FOR CANCER SURVIVORS AND CHILDREN: ANY INDIVIDUAL WHO IS A CANCER PATIENT OR SURVIVOR MAY REGISTER IN THIS CATEGORY FOR A DISCOUNT OF $10 OFF ANY RACE CATEGORY. MAKE SURE TO CLICK THIS OPTION WHEN REGISTERING – THE DISCOUNT WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE APPLIED. CHILDREN AGES 1-12 MAY REGISTER FOR ANY CATEGORY FOR $15. THE LINK TO REGISTER IS ON OUR WEBSITE.. WATE DOT COM.. JUST GO TO THE AS SEEN ON SECTION LORI: STILL TO COME HERE AT FOUR..

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