January 18, 2014

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2014 Diversity Day & Race Against Racism and for supporting the YWCA’s mission.

2014 Results:

Results by Age Group

Overall Results

Largest Team Winners:

1. Team ESK – 25

2. Shannondale Fitness Club – 18

3. Tennova – 15

 To see photos from the event, visit the YWCA Knoxville Facebook page.


Diversity Day is a community event that includes food, entertainment, speakers and local exhibitors in addition to the annual 5k run and 1-mile walk. Proceeds from Diversity Day benefit YWCA programs, including free youth and senior programming in east Knoxville.

The Race Against Racism 5k is a part of the 2014 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Commission celebration events.

2014 Race Course
Day-of Schedule:

Pre-Race Festival/Check-In: 11:00 am – 12:45 pm

Kids Fun Run: 12:30 pm

*NEW* Kids ages 13 & under can participate in a .25 mile fun run. All participants receive a prize.

5k Run/Walk: 1:00 pm

Awards Presentation: 2:00 pm

*Photo booth will be available during the pre-race festival.

Award Categories:

1st Place Male & Female Overall, 1st Place Largest Team, 1st Place Wheelchair, 1st Place Stroller,

Age Categories (top 3 in each, male and female): 13 and under, 13 – 19, 20 – 29, 30 – 39, 40 – 49, 50 – 59, 60 – 69, 70 and over

 Thank you to the 2014 Diversity Day Sponsors:




Special Thanks to: The MLK Commission, Road Id, and Titan Self Storage, Inc.


Early Bird Registration Rate Ends Dec. 22!

Early Bird Registration Rate Ends Dec. 22!