West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk. Call for Volunteers

August 04, 2016


Contact:          Valerie Morris 


(901) 425-3770


West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk. Call for Volunteers


Volunteers needed for August 16, September 12, 13, and 15-17


Memphis, Tenn., August 4, 2016 – West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk. is seeking volunteers to help raise funds for University of Tennessee / West Institute for Cancer Research on August 16, September 12, 13, and 15 -17. Funds raised through West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk will benefit the University of Tennessee / West Institute for Cancer Research in the areas of discovery, innovation and advancement in the field of adult cancer research and patient education, care and support. Those interested in becoming a volunteer can register on the web site www.westfighton.com via this link: https://www.westfighton.com/volunteer/.


“Volunteers are the backbone of this event that helps fund the incredible and nationally recognized cancer research that is being done right here in Memphis by UT/West Institute. We have a lot of different options for those community-minded individuals that would like to volunteer their time to help make a difference,” said Valerie Morris, West Fight On Director.


Volunteer shifts usually last four hours. Some examples of volunteer needs are:


·         Registrant packet sorting/distributing

·         Registration

·         Start Line operations

·         Event Set-up

·         Support and Gear (SAG) stop operations and food and beverage

·         Photo Booth Assistant

·         Food Servers and Bussers

·         Finish Line Operations

·         Event Ambassadors


Volunteers will receive an event t-shirt, meal ticket, opportunity to enjoy the Celebration Village and a certificate for service hours.


West Fight On: Cycle. Run. Walk. takes place at Shelby Farms Park on September 17 and will offer participants an array of activities to include road bike courses at three distances including an 18-mile fun ride, a 34-mile ride, and a 62-mile metric century ride; a 5K run; and a one-mile tribute/remembrance walk. Participants will also enjoy a Celebration Village with food, beverages, education, and entertainment in the park after the activities.


West Fight On can be found online:





About West Cancer Center

West Cancer Center delivers the best comprehensive cancer treatment in the Mid-South, delivering a complete continuum of care to over 30,000 individuals annually. A true leader in cancer research, West Cancer Center has a long-standing commitment to providing patients access to clinical trials, which includes Phase I through Phase III studies. Building on the 35-year legacy of West Clinic, West Cancer Center continues to provide comprehensive, compassionate care to the Mid-South area. This commitment is strengthened through a robust partnership with Methodist Healthcare and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. In 2014, West Cancer Center established The University of Tennessee/West Institute for Cancer Research, a 501(c)(3) dedicated to the research and development of novel cancer treatments and therapies.




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