End the Stigma 5k

Event Date

Sun, Apr 19, 2020

Address

Cincinnati, OH

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About This Activity

"​Join current students, alumni, and friends of the community for the reoccurring 5k run and one-mile race event that is dedicated to ending the stigma around mental illness. It's vital to raise awareness about mental health issues and the challenges that are faced because of it.  The End The Stigma Race was started by a current occupational therapy student at Xavier University after their service-learning experience at the Recovery Center of Hamilton County. It impacted them so much, they decided to take action to help End The Stigma surrounding mental illness and recovery. As a result, the Recovery Center of Hamilton County is partnering up with Xavier University to host and sponsor the run. All proceeds raised from this event will go to the Recovery Center of Hamilton County​ and all the great work they do for the community."

Event Details:

Xavier University/Recovery Center of Hamilton County

Packet pick-up (location/date/time): Check-in/registration pick-up will occur on the day of the race starting at 12pm

Age groups for each division/event: no age group divisions, but awards will be given to the top 3 males and top 3 females of both races

Registration is free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted online and on the day of the race and will be given to the Recovery Center of Hamilton County. Parking will be available all throughout campus, but parking in the C2, C3, and C4 lots of Xavier University will be the closest spots.

Both the one mile and 5k race will begin at the same time

Check-in starts at 12pm

Awards: Top 3 males and top 3 females in both races

 

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