Chief's Challenge 1 Mile Sprint

Tue October 6, 2015 Cherokee, NC 28719 US Directions

Come and join us for the 2015 Chief's Challenge, a 1 mile sprint through the heart of Cherokee, NC. The race starts near the Phoenix Theaters and follows Highway 19 to a one-mile finish. 2:00pm start.

Proceeds of the event benefit the Madison Hornbuckle Children's Cancer Foundation.

This year's Chief's Challenge kicks off the 103rd Annual Cherokee Indian Fair, which will be held at the Cherokee Indian Fairgrounds. Bring some dry clothes and plan to stay on for the festivities after the race. It's a lineup you won't want to miss! Check out for details.

The 6th Annual Chief's Challenge is a benefit for the Madison Hornbuckle Children’s Cancer Foundation.

The Madison Hornbuckle Children’s Cancer Foundation serves all children ages 17 and under in Jackson, Swain, Cherokee, Graham and Haywood counties that have cancer. We at the Madison Hornbuckle Children’s Cancer Foundation understand that this disease creates a hardship on families that are forced to take time off work and pay expensive medical bills. We are dedicated to supporting these families during this difficult time in their lives.

Madison Hornbuckle was an 11 year old child diagnosed with cancer at the age of 10. Madison saw the devastating effects cancer has on families through her own family as they dealt with her disease and though families she came in contact with during her treatments. Madison taught us all valuable lessons about helping people in their times of need. Through this Foundation we hope to preserve the memory of Madision and pay tribute to her.

Please go to the Foundation website for more information or check out the Donate tab above. Those making a a donation of $50 or more Run For Free!

Cherokee Phoenix Theatres
61 Sequoyah Trail
Cherokee, NC US 28719
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