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Anderson County Twilight 5K

Fri May 5, 2017 Oak Ridge, TN 37830 US Directions



8:15PM EDT - 10:00PM EDT
Open to ages 12 - 100.


Melton Lake Drive
N Weisgarber Rd, 871
Oak Ridge, TN US 37830


The American Cancer Society & Relay For Life proudly present the Twilight 5K Run & Walk.
Come join the fun and excitement of the Anderson County Twilight 5K Run & Walk! This timed race will start and end at Melton Lake Park with all proceeds benefiting the American Cancer Society & their continual fight against cancer. 

When & Where: Sign-in for this race will begin at 6:45PM on Friday, May 5th with the race actually occuring at 8:15PM. The event will be held in conjunction with the Annual Relay For Life of Anderson County Celebration that will start at 5PM earlier in the evening at Melton Lake Park. We highly encourage participants to come early and enjoy in all activities the night entails including Live Entertainment. 

Cost & Cause: Th registration cost is $25 through March 12th. From March 13th through April 16th the race cost is $35. On April 17th the price of the race will increase to $40 until the day of the race. Day of price is $45. For an additional $5, runners can purchase a Luminaria bag to honor or pay tribute to someone whom they have lost to cancer. These bags will be lit at the completion of the race, before the awards ceremony. All money raised will go to the American Cancer Society and their continual efforts to create a world free from cancer. 

Register for the Twilight 5K 1 of 3 ways: Online, Mail-In or Race Night!

Online Registration: Register online for the race at

Mail-In Registration: Please mail to Anderson County Twilight 5K, 871 N Weisgarber Rd, Knoxville, TN 37909. All mail-in registration must be recieved no later than Friday, April 28, 2017. 

Race Night Registration: Runners and walkers can register the evening of from 6:45-8:00pm at the race registration tent at Melton Lake Park. 

Race Results will be available including live results on 

Race Packets: Anyone registered by Friday April 28th, can pick-up their race packet on Tuesday, 2nd from 4:00pm-6:00PM at the Melton Lake Park Pavilion. The race packet will include a t-shirt & purple LED wristband. For those unable to pick-up their race packet on April 28th, you will recieve your packet the night of at the registration booth. No packets will be mailed. Late/day of participants will recieve race packets as supplies last. 

Awards: The top 3 male and female participants will receive overall awards. The overall winners will not be eligible for the classification awards given to age groups, which will be given to the top 2 in each group. 

Refreshments: Refreshments will be available after the race. 

Race Day Etiquette: Due to our insurance policy, no rollerblades, strollers, bicycles, or dogs will be allowed in the race. We highly encourage all participants to register early and wear the FREE t-shirt and LED Purple Band. This event is scheudled to take place at 8:15PM and we want to see your Cinco de Mayo spirit, as we run the greenway of Melton Lake Park, to help raise funds and awareness to end cancer. 

This event supports the American Cancer Society 's quest to create a world with less cancer and more birthdays by helping people get well and stay well, by finding cures and by fighting back against cancer. In the Knoxville area, the American Cancer Society serves thousands od patients through support groups, help with transportation to and from treatment, and the latest in cancer information. 

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