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Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk - South Florida
Sat, May 3, 2014
Pompano Beach, FL
About This Activity
Date: Saturday, May 3, 2014
Location: Tradewinds Park, 3600 Sample Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33066
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 the Susan B Anthony Recover Center (http://www.susanbanthonyleft.org/). The Susan B Anthony Recovery Center addresses the needs of mothers who suffer from substance addiction. Their goal is to remove the barriers from women entering treatment and to prevent their children from being placed in the foster care system. Their mission is the teach the moms the skills they need to lead successful drug-free lives in the community while giving the children the services they need to STOP THE CYCLE of addiction.
Motivation for the Event:
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 20 million people needed substance abuse treatment in 2012 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
Pre-Packet Pick Up:
Monday - Thursday 4/28-5/1 10am - 6pm Pre-Packet Pick up at Runner's Edge 3195 N Federal Hwy, Boca Raton, FL
Friday 5/2 10am - Noon Pre-packet pick up at Runner's Edge 3195 N Federal Hwy, Boca Raton, FL
6:00am - 6:45 Walk up Registration
7:00 am [SHARP] Run/Walk Begins
9:00 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) loop course through the beautiful property of the Tradewinds Park
RACE DAY REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 6:00 AM AT 3600 W Sample Road, Coconut Creek, FL 33066 - Tradewinds Park
Early Registration (through February 28, 2014) $25.00
Registration (through April 1, 2014) $30.00
(through May 2, 2014) $35.00
Race Day Registration $40.00
This event will take place rain or shine and registrations are non-refundable.