Health & Wellness Calendar

August


19
Scenic City Mud Run

This 5K run held at Greenway Farms in Hixson, TN is an obstacle course with mud and both constructed and natural obstacles. This year’s race benefits the Southeast Tennessee Veterans Coalition.
SCENICCITYMUDRUN.COM


26
StarNight 2017

Siskin Children’s Institute will host the 55th annual StarNight. Featuring headliner Sheila E., this gala event with a cocktail reception and after-party is all for a great cause. The gala will be held at the Chattanooga Convention Center with details and tickets available online.
SISKIN.ORG/STARNIGHT



September

3
Run of Honor

This 8K and 1-mile fun run is held to support the public servants of our community and will benefit the Tim Chapin Scholarship Fund and the Fort Campbell Fisher House. The scenic course takes you to historic Main St. and around the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
RUNOFHONOR.ORG, 423.648.2496


9
IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship

Witness 4,000 of the most competitive IRONMAN triathletes compete in the pinnacle event of the global IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon series. The World Championship race will be a two-day event with women racing on Saturday and men racing on Sunday.
IRONMAN.COM


12
Look Good, Feel Better

Organized in partnership with the American Cancer Society, this free class teaches beauty techniques to female cancer patients in active treatment. Learn tips and techniques to cope with skin changes and hair loss. A complimentary cosmetic kit is provided. Registration required.
LOOKGOODFEELBETTER.ORG, 800.227.2345


15
Kickin’ It for Kids with Cancer

Support the Lee University Lady Flames soccer team as they partner with the Austin Hatcher Foundation at this 9th annual fundraising event at Lee University’s soccer field benefitting kids with pediatric cancer and their families. Purchase your $10 Kickin’ It t-shirt, enjoy a fun night, and make a difference in the lives of childhood cancer survivors.
HATCHERFOUNDATION.ORG/KICKIT, 423.243.3475


16
Chattanooga Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Create a team to raise awareness and funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease. This event, featuring a 2+ mile walk, 1 mile fun walk, and more, will take place at the Tennessee RiverPark.
ALZ.ORG/WALK, 423.265.3600


17
Wine Yoga

Refresh your body, mind, and spirit with an afternoon of yoga and wine. Bring your own mat and enjoy a glass of sweet, southern wine at the Georgia Winery.
GEORGIAWINES.COM, 706.937.9463


19
First Thing First’s Signature Event

Celebrate two decades of strong families and healthy relationships in Chattanooga at First Things First’s 20th Birthday Bash! The evening will be filled with food, music, and a variety of surprise special guests. Tickets are available online.
FIRSTTHINGS.ORG, 423.267.5383


23
Celebration of Life & Hope

The 9th Annual Celebration of Life & Hope will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer. Held at Coker Tire Museum, the event will include signature cocktails, fabulous food, The Young Hearts Band, and silent and live auctions. VIP tickets are limited.
CELEBRATIONLH.COM, 423.243.3475


23
Dare to Dance

Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Dare to Dance! Based on the popular television show Dancing with the Stars, this Saturday night spectacular pairs local celebrities with professional dancers to put on a show for supporters. Proceeds benefit the Kidney Foundation of Chattanooga.
KIDNEYFOUNDATION.COM, 423.265.4397


25
Jordan Thomas Foundation Golf Tournament

Join the Jordan Thomas Foundation, play a round of golf at the Chattanooga Golf and Country Club, and support the efforts of the Jordan Thomas Foundation to make sure that children get the prostheses they need. Hole sponsorships and team sponsorships are available.
JORDANTHOMASFOUNDATION.ORG, 423.622.9006


30
Southern Bend Yoga Festival

Southern Bend Foundation’s second annual yoga festival will include multiple yoga styles, workshops, a 5K, live music, and much more. There is no need to be an expert yogi – join in on classes that suit yogis of all interest and skill levels.
SOUTHERNBENDFESTIVAL.COM 



October

7
Hand Crafted Wishes

Drink good beer. Eat good food. Do some good. Enjoy this celebration on the rooftop of the Hunter Museum with food from 20 local restaurants, drinks from 20 breweries, retro arcade games, and more. The event will also include a silent auction benefiting Make-A-Wish of East Tennessee.
HANDFAMILYCOMPANIES.COM/HANDCRAFTEDWISHES


14
Mommy to Bee

Join Parkridge East Hospital for this exclusive bumblebee themed maternity event featuring information from pregnancy and newborn experts, vendor booths, a tour of The Birth Place, giveaways, lunch, and a baby shower. Space is limited, and registration is required.
800.242.5662


14
The Banana Ball

Join the Chattanooga Zoo for the Banana Ball and celebrate the Zoo’s 80th birthday! The evening will include nighttime tours, an open bar, food, live music, dancing, a special presentation
by Jack Hanna, and more.
CHATTZOO.ORG/FUNDRAISER/BANANA-BALL


22
2017 Komen Chattanooga Race for the Cure

Support Susan G. Komen’s® vision of a world without breast cancer, and participate in the 2017 Komen Chattanooga Race for the Cure. This event helps to further the care, support, and research efforts both locally and nationally. Registration will begin at 11:00 a.m. at UTC McKenzie Arena.
KOMENCHATTANOOGA.ORG, 423.499.9155

 

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