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The East Tennessee Children's Hospital Butterfly Run 2022


The East Tennessee Children's Hospital Butterfly Run 2022

The East Tennessee Children's Hospital welcomes all runners to benefit East Tennessee Children's Hospital.

The Butterfly Run will return on Saturday, August 6, 2022 to benefit Children's Hospital. More than 1,250 runners participated virtually in 2021, we are hoping for an even bigger crowd this year.


  • IN-PERSON RUN: August 6, 2022
  • Starting Time: 10k - 8:30 am
  • 5k - 8:45am
  • Family Fun Walk - 9:00 am
  • VIRTUAL RUN: July 30 - August 6, 2022
  • Locations:
  • IN-PERSON at World's Fair Park and VIRTUALLY in your own neighborhood

Because the health needs of our patients never stop, even during a pandemic, all proceeds go directly to support our patients and their families. This year's event is Live at World's Fair Park on Saturday, August 6th at 8:30am.

The race begins on the Clinch Avenue bridge beneath the Sunsphere at Knoxville’s World’s Fair Park. The race winds through the Fort Sanders neighborhood and ends in the amphitheater. Registration begins at 7:30am, the 10k begin at 8:30am, the 5k begins at 8:45am and the Family Fun Walk begins at 9am.

World's Fair Park
963 Worlds Fair Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37916

Packet Pickup and Day of Race Registration

Packet pickup and in-person registration will be Wednesday, August 3, 2022 and Thursday, August 4, 2022 from 9 AM until 6 PM, at Homewood Suites in Turkey Creek:

Homewood Suites
10935 Turkey Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37934

Day of Race packet pickup and registration will be at World's Fair Park Saturday August 6, 2022 from 7 AM until 8:15 AM.

What Is It?

For runners of all ages, the Butterfly Run has a distance for everyone. Participants select a level of participation—they can choose the 5K, the 10K, the Family Fun Walk, or even pick one of two other options—run on your own time “virtually,” or you can sleep-in and forgo the running all together. Regardless of your preference, every mile completed and every dollar raised means thousands of East Tennessee children receive the health care they need.

This year's run benefits the Pain and Palliative Care program at Children's Hospital. Dealing with medical condition is tough, which is why pain and palliative care helps relieve the symptoms of a condition, rather than the condition itself. Our Pain and Palliative care team help patients improve their quality of life during their battle with their illness.

The East Tennessee Children's Hospital Butterfly Run 2022

Aug 6, 2022
7:30am - 10:00am Address 963 World's Fair Park Drive Knoxville , TN Website
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