Support CADES

Help support CADES in re-opening by participating in the Loop the Cove for CADES fundraiser.  Run/Bike/Walk/Ride the Cades Cove Loop which offers vehicle-free access each Wednesday, through September 30  OR sponsor our team below. The entry fee is $35 per entry and you will receive a t-shirt & water bottle.


Want to support CADES, but don't want to run, bike, walk or ride? It's easy, click the Sponsor our Team button and support our team running running the 11 miles for CADES.

Celia Gruzalski

CADES Executive Director

I have loved running since childhood, and now I am having so much fun running with my own kids.  I am so excited to apply this passion to support another love of mine – the CADES program.  Thank you for giving to our mission!

Wil Cantrell

Sr. Associate Pastor

I love to run because it gets me outside every day.

I love to run because it helps me make new friends.

I love to run because it clears my mind. 

I love to run because it pushes my limits. 

I love to run because it scares me a little.

I love to run because it makes my body strong.

Jeanne Parish


I used to share my runs with my two children. Now I am grateful to share a run for CADES and the wonderful families that we serve!

Ryan Fields

CUMC Member & Student Ministry Adult Leader

I've been running since my youth to support athletics, and continue to run to promote healthy life habits for daughters and I.  It's not uncommon to see me picking up litter on my runs; a small way to help keep our community clean.  Thank you for supporting me in this run as we raise money for our awesome CADES program!