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Hamilton Eye Institute Lions Club to Host 6th Annual Race for Sight 5K

The 6th annual Brad Baker Honorary Race for Sight will be held on March 4 at Shelby Farms Park.

The Hamilton Eye Institute Lions Club at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is hosting the 6th-annual Brad Baker Honorary Race for Sight 5K on Saturday, March 4, at 9 a.m. The race will be held at the Tour de Wolf Pavilion at Shelby Farms Park, 500 North Pine Lake Dr, Memphis, 38120.

The registration fee for the Race for Sight 5K is $20 and $15 for students. The cost includes an official race T-shirt and tote bag. T-shirts for attendees and plaques and medals will be given at the Tour de Wolf Pavilion 45 minutes after the race has begun.

The event raises funds to be used towards providing eye care in the Mid-South and abroad.

The race also offers a virtual option and attendees will receive virtual participation instructions in an email after registering. The registration fee for virtual participants is $20 and includes an office race t-shirt.

Registration as a “Spirit Runner” is also available for those who may not participate in the in-person or virtual race but would be interested in donating.

The Hamilton Eye Institute Lions Club is a not-for-profit organization that serves to provide eye care for the underserved in the Mid-South. Funding from the race supports the Lions Club missions and the institute’s Cataract-A-Thon, an event that provides free cataract surgeries to individuals who may be unable to afford the surgery.

To register, visit the race website. For more information, contact Carolyn Simpson at csimps29@uthsc.edu.