Run for Recovery 8K

8K, 1 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sat, Jun 25, 2016

Address

Roanoke, VA

Pricing

Activity Today Later

Running-8K - Individual Age groups

$20 $20 Closed

Memory Walk - Individual Age group/open

$0 $10 Closed

Memory Walk - Individual Age group/open

$0 $0 Closed

About This Activity

 The first annual Run & Rally for Recovery and Memory Mile Walk takes place on a challenging part of the Roanoke City Greenway. The run will start at Washington Park and run to Valley View crossing over the beautiful new pedestrian bridge over 581. This run will have winners announced after the race for each individual age category. The timing is provided by Mountain Junkies. This run is a fundraiser for Choices Recovery Center.

 Awards will be given out to the top 3 male/female runners as well as the top runners in age categories.

An award will be given to the team with the most participation

Everybody knows someone with a drug or alcohol problem.  The mission of this unique first time run will be to raise funds for Choices Recovery Center. Choices Recovery Center is a non-profit organization that focuses on peer to peer support for recovery from alcoholism and drug addiction.

There is a solution, recovery happens.

Visit our website at www.choicesrecoverylefts.org for more information 

THE MEMORY MILE WALK WILL BEGIN AT 10:30 A.M.

 There will be a Memory Mile Walk, We will use this walk to remember and celebrate loved ones lost as a result of addiction. We will use this time to celebrate their lives and cherish their memories.The registration for the walk is free, we just ask all participants in the walk to gather pledges for fundraising. We ask all mile walkers to gather 10 pledges of $1 or more. Please download the pledge form from this link. T-shirts for walkers can be purchased for $10.00 during registration. 

Memory Mile Pledge Sheet

The proceeds from this race activities will help get Choices off the ground and provide funding for “The Amanda House” a home for mothers seeking recovery with children.

Following the conclusion of the race activities, the Recovery Rally will begin with music, food, speakers, corn-hole tournaments, raffle and lots of family fun for all ages. Help us stamp out the stigma of addiction by spending the day celebrating recovery.

 

 

Event details and schedule

The Run for Recovery will take place June 25th, 2016 at 8:00 am. THE MEMORY MILE WALK WILL BEGIN AT 10:30 A.M. The race will start at Washington Park and will run along the Lick Run Greenway over the pedestrian bridge to Valley View Mall and will turn around and return to Washington Park for the end.

Packet pick up will be at Run About Sports, 4600 Brambleton Ave Suite C, Roanoke VA on June 24th from Noon to 7:00 pm

Race Route Map - Please click on link

https://www.strava.com/activities/502355882

Parking is available on streets around Washington Park as well as in the parking lots of Lucy Addison Middle School and Lincoln Terrace Elementary.

Awards will be given out to the top 3 male/female runners as well as the top runners in age categories.

An award will be given to the team with the most participation.

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