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Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk -Palm Springs
Sat, Feb 1, 2014
Palm Springs, CA
About This Activity
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2014
Location:Palm Springs Art Museum, 101 N Museum Dr, Palm Springs, CA
Registered participants will receive: short-sleeve technical t-shirt and finisher's medal
Entertainment, Family Fun Activities, Raffle Prizes for ALL and Post Race Nurtition:
Bring the family and stick around after the run/walk for music, fun, and food. Everyone, including spectators will have a chance to win a raffle prize.
The charity beneficiary for this race is ABC Recovery Center (http://abcrecoveryleft.org/). For almost fifty years ABC Recovery Center has been treating individuals with substance abuse problems. ABC Recovery Center provides a complete contiuum of care for people who suffer from alcohol and drug addiction, offering high quality, personal tretment plans that are both effective and financially accessible.
Motivation for the Event:
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 20 million people needed substance abuse treatment last year and did not receive it. 10 million Americans did not receive needed mental health care. The stigma associated with substance abuse and mental health disorders creates a significant barrier to individuals and families seeking help.
Foundations Recovery Network (FRN) has ignited a grassroots movement called Heroes in Recovery to celebrate the heroic efforts of individuals, families, healthcare professionals and institutions in fostering a society where people can seek the help they need without feeling ashamed or isolated. It intends to remove the social stigma associated with people who are in recovery, to recognize the heroic effort it takes to overcome the obstacles in seeking help, and to celebrate the act of preventing the past from kidnapping the future.
JOIN US AND BREAK THE STIGMA - COME OUT AND RUN/WALK!
Event schedule and times
8:00 am Run/Walk Begins
10:00 am Awards Presentation
- Awards presented to top 3 Male/Female in Overall
- Additional prizes awarded to top 3 Male/Female finishers in their age divisions
Course: 6K (3.728 mile) out-and-back course starting and finishing at the Palm Springs Art Museum.
RACE DAY REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 6:30 AM AT 101 N. MUSEUM DRIVE
Early Registration (through December 31, 2013) $25.00
Registration (through January 15) $30.00
(through January 31) $35.00
Race Day Registration $40.00
This event will take place rain or shine and registrations are non-refundable.