2017 Race For Healing 5K run/walk


Event Date

Sat, Apr 29, 2017


Athens, PA

About This Activity

Every child needs a HERO fighting for them…abused and neglected children need superheroes like you to Step Up and Step Forward! DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE A SUPERHERO FOR CHILDREN IN NEED?  You can be a SUPERHERO for a child and join us on April 29th, 2017 at the Athens High School in Athens, PA at 10:00am with your sneakers and Super Cape as we race for healing for our children.  The Children’s House/CAC (http://www.childrenshousepa.org), 501 c 3 not-for-profit organization that provides free services to child victims and families in a child friendly and safe environment free of charge, invites the community to participate in the organization’s Fourth Annual “RACE FOR HEALING” . On-site registration opens at 9:00 am. Participants and teams can register by visiting http://childrenshousepa.org/useful-links/events/race-for-healing-5k-run// or register the morning of the event.

Proceeds will stay locally and benefit the Children’s House/CAC programs to ensure that every child victim has a chance to heal. “Last year, more than 70 people of all ages joined us in the park on a beautiful summer Saturday. We want to make this beautiful event bigger and better this year,” said Edith Jordan, Executive Director of the Children’s House/CAC. Please register to run or walk with us, or if you can’t make it, consider donating to help us create a better life for our children, one step at a time!  Founded in 1990, the Children’s House has helped more than 500 children reclaim their childhood and begin healing. To donate, or to learn more about the Children’s House, visit http://www.childrenshousepa.org or call (570) 265-4132.

Race Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017

Race Location: Athens High School in Athens, PA

Day of Registration/ Event Check-In: 9:00am - 10:00am

Register by 04/08/17 to be guaranteed a t-shirt. T-shirts cannot be guaranteed for registrants after 04/08/17. Pre-registrations are $20 and registrations the day of the event go to $25. Any applicants under the age of 12 are free; however t-shirts will be $8.00.

Races: 5K run/walk

Awards: Top 3 Men's Overall, Top 3 Women's Overall will receive awards, Overall Winner

This event will take place rain or shine.  All sales are final and non-refundable

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