5kFWD for Recovery


Event Date

Sat, Jun 25, 2016


Plattsburgh, NY


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5k FWD for Recovery

$20 $20 Closed

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5KFWD for Recovery

Saturday June 25, 2016 at the City Beach, Plattsburgh NY

8:00am Registration

9:15am 5K race begins

10:15am Kids Fun Run Obstacle Course

10:30am Mustang Raffle Winner Announced


The Champlain Valley Family Center will host their 3rd Annual 5KFWD for Recovery Race at the Plattsburgh City Beach on Saturday June 25, 2016.  All proceeds will support substance use prevention programming in Clinton County.  Drug use, alcohol use and addiction can tear apart families, careers and friendships. The trained staff at CVFC and the community-based programs help individuals and their families heal those wounds and move A Step Forward.

On the day of the race, check-in will bgin at 8:00am with the race beginning at 9:15am.   The registration fee for the 5KFWD for Recovery is $20 online prior to the event.  Paper registration is also an option at CVFC (20 Ampersand Dr Plattsbrugh) and at Kinetic Running (89 Bridge St Plattsburgh). On-site registration is $25.  Registration for the race includes a 5KFWD t-shirt, race packet and bib number.  Registration will continue up to the day of the event, but shirt sizes will not be guaranteed for those registering after June 10th.  5KFWD medals will be awarded to all participants in five age categories (0-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49 and 50+).  Prize baskets will also be awarded to the top overall male and female racer.

For Kids 10 and Under a Kids Fun Run Obstacle Course Race will be held at 10:15am.  Registration for the Kids Fun Run Obstacle Course Race is on-site the day of the race beginning at 9:00am.  There is a $5 registration fee and a parent or guardian must be present.  All participants will receive a medal and pair of sunglasses.

Not a runner?  Sponsor a runner.  Become a race sponsor. Make a donation on to CVFC on the registration site. Design a t-shirt or add to the Chalk Mural at the race in memory of or support for someone who is in recovery from substance or alcohol use.  Cheer on a racer.  There is something for everyone!

Join us after the race to find out who wins the 1965 Ford Mustang Convertible car raffle or $1000.  600 tickets are being sold for $50 each and can be purchased at CVFC (20 Ampersand Dr – Plattsburgh).

CVFC is a community-based, non-profit agency, licensed through the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services to provide substance use treatment services for residents of Clinton County. CVFC also provides education, prevention and specialized youth programs to prevent and/or minimize the damage caused by alcoholism and substance abuse.

For more information about the 5KFWD for Recovery Race please contact Dana Isabella at 518-570-7784 or tobaccofree@cvfamilyleft.org.

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