Race starts and ends in Tyson Park
Race is part of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, takes place in May. It celebrates the culture, traditions, and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Asian Culture Center of TN's mission is to create welcoming community in east TN. Our mission is to promote diverse cultures and celebrate traditions and talents from the Asian continent. This 5K race strives to bring together people from various cultural backgrounds, to promote peace, harmony, unity and healthy lifestyle.
Asian Culture Center of TN has many programs including Annual Knox Asian Festival https://www.knoxasianfestival.com which is Aug 25th at World's Fair Park, Teaching Language and Culture at public schools, Teaching how to cook Asian Food, Helping local business to connect more diverse culture and grow, We partner with other non profit organizations to help immigrants to get citizenship, and much more.
This race proceeds will be used for Asian Culture Center of TN programs. Thank you so much for your support for diversity awareness.
RACE Award :Over all 1,2,3rd male , female, Age group award - Very unique medal and Male Over all winner will
get decoration Sward from Samurai, Over all winner of female will get Japanese summer Kimono.
After Race FUN. We have Japanese Rice ball and Miso soup for after race foods. (Bananas and orange ,too) , Japanese Mochi pounding event. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHxxxX8T6gI