MedWest-Harris & Swain Foundation announces upcoming 14th annual Smoky Streak

Press release

From MedWest-Harris-Haywood-Swain

Sylva, N.C. – The MedWest-Harris & Swain Foundation is proud to announce the upcoming 14th Annual Smoky Streak, to be held Saturday, October 6 at Webster Baptist Church.

This yearly event, which includes a walk, 5K, and 10K, is supported by local businesses and individuals and is held to raise funds for early breast cancer detection. The funds raised also provide mammograms for underserved women in our community, and last year’s contributions helped provide early detection and follow-up procedures for over 90 local women.

There are four levels of sponsorship for the event, from the $125 Ribbon Level Sponsor to the $1,000 Hot Pink Sponsor. Each sponsorship level includes different benefits for the sponsor, including having business names printed on event t-shirts, and free entries into the event. More information about becoming a sponsor and the levels of sponsorship can be found through the contact information listed below.

Runners and walkers may register online prior to the event for a $25 fee. Registration on the day of the event costs $30, and closes along with parking at 8:30am. All races begin and end at Webster Baptist Church; the walk and 5K begin at 9:00am, and the 10K begins at 9:30am.

For more information and to register to be a part of this important event, visit, and click on the Smoky Streak link on the homepage. You may also call (828) 631-8924 or email for more information.

MedWest Health System provides healthcare for the people of western North Carolina at MedWest-Harris, MedWest-Haywood and MedWest-Swain hospitals, the outpatient facility MedWest-Franklin, and through the 100-member MedWest Physician Network. MedWest is affiliated with Carolinas HealthCare System.


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