Healing Hearts 5k Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention


Event Date

Sat, Jun 7, 2014


Oakland, CA

About This Activity

Join us 8:30 AM-1 PM at the Edoff Memorial Bandstand for CSS’ 4th Annual Healing Hearts: 5K Walk/Run for Suicide Prevention. This all-ages event will help raise awareness to the tragedy of suicide, help reduce the stigma associated with depression and mental illness, educate the community about available services and support local suicide prevention programs.

Walk or run to honor a loved one who was lost to suicide...CSS offers services for survivors or suicide to connect and find healing through sharing.

Walk or run to help educate others...CSS reaches more than 10,000 teens each year with its livesaving message.

Walk or run to advocate for social change...reducing stigma associated with depression and mental illness will increase access to services and save lives.

Please check out our website for more information about CSS' services and mission.

Event details and schedule

  • Registration starts at 8:30 AM at the Bandstand under the big “Check-In” sign. All registrants and walk ups must check in to participate in the race, receive the event material, race bibs and goodie bags.
  • The warm up and stretch will start at 9:15 AM with a prompt race start at 10:00 AM. The Health and Wellness Fair will open at 9:00 AM to include local bay area businesses and non-profits.
Schedule Summary
8:30 - Registration/Check-In Begins
9:00 - Health and Wellness Fair
9:15 - Warm-up and Stretch
10:00 - 5K Runners Start
10:05 - 5K Walkers Start
11:15 - Awards & Presentations
Feel free to contact the Development Assistant, Sophia Skowronski, at (510) 420-2482 or sskowronski@crisissupport.org.

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