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Team Vanderbilt t-shrtTeam Vanderbilt was created to combine all Vanderbilt-sponsored walks, runs and rides in one place to make participation easier. This site enables us to promote participation for each event equally and not overwhelm employees with multiple requests.

Events are listed and organized by date.
Contact: if you have any questions.

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Date: Saturday, May 16, 2015.
Location: 10 Public Square Park in Downtown Nashville
Registration opens: 8:30 a.m.
Walk Begins: 10 a.m.
Distance: 5K or 3.1 miles and there is also a shorter” Heroes Route”. The Walk route is through downtown Nashville and passes numerous landmarks such as the Ryman Auditorium, Music City Center, and Titans Stadium.

With your participation and help, our LUNG FORCE Walk will make a difference in lives that desperately need it. Register today, because now is the time to raise our voices against lung cancer—and for lung health.

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Nashville Congenital Heart Walk

The Congenital Heart Walk is a national fundraising event series benefitting the Adult Congenital Heart Association (ACHA) and The Children’s Heart Foundation (CHF). We walk to honor and remember the millions who have been affected by congenital heart disease. Funds raised will support the missions of both national nonprofit organizations who are uniting to fight CHD. Since 2010, CHW has raised more than $4 million.

Heart walkWhen: Saturday, May 16
Where: Edwin Warner Park, Shelter 11; 50 Vaughn Road, Nashville, 37221
Time: Registration begins at 8 a.m.  Walk kicks off at 9:30 a.m.
What: Offering a family friendly route!
To register:

Great Strides 5k (Walk for CF)

Great Strides is a fun, family-friendly 5K raising awareness and support for people with Cystic Fibrosis and their families.

Date: Sunday, May 17
Check-in: 1 p.m.
Walk: 2 p.m.
Location: Bicentennial Capitol Mall Park, Nashville

2015 Nashville Tour de Cure Ride

Tour de Cure
Date: Saturday May 30, 2015
Location: Healthways World Headquarters, 701 Cool Springs Blvd.,Franklin, TN 37067
Registration Fee: $25.00
Fundraising Minimum: $200
Route Distances: 10M, 30M, 62M, 100M
Check-in Times:

To Register and ride with the Vanderbilt Team:

Tour de Cure is a day of fun and excitement where riders of all levels join forces in the fight to Stop Diabetes® and raise critical funds for diabetes research, education and advocacy in support of the American Diabetes Association.

PurpleStride 5K run and family-friendly walk to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer

Date: Saturday May 30, 2015
Location: Public Square Park, Downtown Nashviile in front of City Hall
Registration: 6:30 a.m.
Opening Ceremonies: 7:30 a.m.
Run/Walk Begins: 8 a.m.

PurpleStride Nashville is a family-friendly event that raises awareness and support for the fight against pancreatic cancer. The 5K run and family walk will take participants on a journey filled with hope and inspiration through Public Square Park. With children’s activities, entertainment, refreshments and more, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Walk For Wishes 2015, benefitting Make-A-Wish Middle Tennessee

Walk For Wishes is a nationwide fundraiser celebrating the thousands of wishes already granted, while raising funds for future wishes. Your support as a walker, team leader or sponsors will help our Middle Tennessee chapter grant 142 wishes this year and provide a moment for a child to dream, laugh, play and be free of a routine of doctors, hospitals and treatment.

Date: Saturday, June 20, 2015
Location: Judge Fulton Greer Park, 1120 Hillsboro Rd., Franklin, TN 37064

Distance: Family-friendly two-mile walk
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Opening Ceremony: 9:30 a.m.
Walk Begins: 10 a.m.

There is no registration fee. We ask walkers to register online at Participants raising more than $100 will receive a Walk For Wishes t-shirt.

2015 American Heart Association Heart Walk

Date: Saturday October 3, 2015
Location: Vanderbilt University Sport Field at the Corner of Natchez Trace and Blakemore Avenue
Registration: 8 a.m.
Run/Walk Begins: 10 a.m.
Team Vanderbilt Registration:

Walks listed are sponsored by Vanderbilt University Medical Center and such organizations are approved charities.  All solicitation activities must follow solicitation policy HR-039.