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Friends 2016 Sponsors


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Walk Details


When: Saturday, September 24; 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Where: Intramural Field  next to ETSU Basler Center for Physical Activity, 1244 Jack Vest Dr., Johnson City (Directions in right side bar).  

Note: The event has shifted this year to the front intramural athletic field next to the CPA because of stadium construction.

Register by September 1st to guarantee a t-shirt in your size!

Pre-registration is the best way to go! Register online before Sept. 23, 8PMTeam competition will end on Sept. 23 at 8PM.

If you need assistance in creating your team page, please contact .

2016 Grand Marshall



The band was formed in 2012, because of our love for playing and wanting to carry on the tradition of bluegrass music. We have been honored to share that love of bluegrass music at many festivals, music venues and churches in East Tennessee. We also have gotten to play at many Crooked Road events, parades and churches in SW Virginia.

Although young, the band brings a wealth of knowledge and experience playing traditional bluegrass and bluegrass gospel music. Band members have won top awards for their playing and have gotten to play with some of the top musicians in bluegrass music today.

Our band members include:

Colton Powers
Ryan Henard
Cayce Herron
Ethan Tollison
Beecher Powers

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New this Year!!!


NEW THIS YEAR!!! Along with route signs we offer BANNERS to be displayed on the fences that line the field. Route signs will be displayed along the sidewalk. All orders must be received by September 8, 2016.

There are two ways to purchase signs and banners: Either donate to a team or add an additional donation to a registration.  You will be contacted for text and design after your donation or registration are received.

Print the Route/Banner Sign Form and mail check and form to 
Friends, PO Box 5677, Johnson City, TN 37602.

Banners - for each donation of $200 you purchase 3 lines of text, and an image of your loved one or business logo or all three. (2x4 size - multi colors).

Route signs - for each donation of $100 you purchase 2 lines of text or a logo (one color).

On-Line Registration Deadline


On-Line Registration closes at 8 pm on 9/23/2016!

Donations will still be accepted through this site until 10/31/2016.

If you are having trouble registering, please email Allison at 

Count Down 2016

 days hours mintues,
 seconds until the fun begins.


Our Goal



34 Teams

524 Walkers



We will be selling our 2017 calendars for $10 at the event.