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Sprint for the Prints 2022

Welcome to the official page for the 10th annual Sprint for the Prints race, sponsored by the University of Tennessee College of Nursing Student Nurses’ Association.

Each year, we run a 5K to raise money for the Precious Prints Project, a nonprofit organization that brings comfort to families by providing them with a necklace pendant bearing the fingerprint of their lost child. We also run in order to honor those families whose children have passed on.

Important update:

Due to forecasted heavy rain and storms this weekend, the Sprint for the Prints Celebration – originally scheduled for this Saturday, October 1 at UT Gardens – will be postponed. We had hoped for a rain or shine event, but for the safety of our guests and volunteers we have decided to focus our efforts on remembrance by joining with the University of Tennessee Medical Center’s annual Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.  Please join us for an evening of remembrance and fellowship!

October 17, 2022 (6:00 – 7:30 pm)

Lakeshore Park – Marble Hall

5930 Lyons View Pike, Knoxville

UT Nursing Students will provide an opportunity for participants to place fingerprints on a memory canvas, write thoughts on cards to be included in the time capsule to be included in the new College of Nursing building, and other commemorative activities.

The Sprint for the Prints 5K race will continue as planned as a virtual race – run your 5K at the location of your choosing from October 1 through October 8. Talk to us on social media! We want to hear from you…tell us your team name, tag your team members and the Precious Prints Project, and use the hashtag #SprintforthePrints2022!


Participants may pick up t-shirts during the following times If shirts are not picked up, they will be shipped to the address on the event registration.

T-shirt pick-up times:

  • Friday, September 30, from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon in the lobby of the Nursing Education Building (on the Hill of UT Campus, 1412 Circle Drive)
  • Friday, September 30, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at the entrance to UT Gardens
  • Monday, October 3, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm in the lobby of the Nursing Education Building
  • Monday, October 17, from 6:00 to 7:30 pm at Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance at Marble Hall at Lakeshore Park, 5930 Lyons View Pike, Knoxville TN, 37919

Thank you for your support and understanding,

Race Dates: Complete your 5K virtually, at the location of your choosing, anytime between Saturday, October 1 and Saturday, October 8. Maps of sample 5K routes in Knoxville will be available at the Kickoff Celebration.

Cost: $35 registration fee (t-shirt included)*
*A portion of your registration fee will be a gift to the Precious Prints Fund.

Are you interesting in becoming a Sprint for the Prints Sponsor?  Our sponsors receive name/logo representation on race t-shirts and in college promotions.  Contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law.  Contact Diannah Eagle, at to learn more about supporting the Precious Prints Project.

To learn more or to register click here.

Our Heartfelt Thanks to our Sponsors