Rock into Recovery 5k Fun Run/Walk

Event Date

Sat, Sep 27, 2014


Waltham, MA


About This Activity

The Edinburg Center’s Fifth Annual Rock Into Recovery Festival will be held on Saturday, September 27th in Waltham, Massachusetts. This event brings the magic of live music and hope to the community and demonstrates that recovery from mental health conditions and addiction is an attainable goal for the persons we serve. This year’s event will feature for the very first time, the Rock Into Recovery 5K Run/Walk which will start at 9:00 AM. The Festival also includes live music, delicious food, crafts, children’s activities and information and resources. The Edinburg Center provides a continuum of innovative services that promote personal growth and independence, foster hope and enhance the quality of life of people with mental health conditions, co-occurring substance use conditions and/or developmental disabilities. With major program sites in Lexington and Waltham, The Center employs over 360 staff who provide a range of services to over 2000 individuals each year in twenty communities west of Boston and throughout Massachusetts.
This 3.1 mile course starts on the Waltham Common, follows the scenic Riverwalk by the Charles River and circles back to finish on the Waltham Common.
USATF Sanction Event
The Rock Into Recovery 5K is sanctioned by the USATF Track and Field Association
All registered participants will receive free T-Shirts
Number pick up will be available at The Edinburg Center, 1040 Waltham Street, 2nd floor lobby in Lexington, MA on Friday, September 26th from 2-6 PM and on Saturday, September 27th on the Waltham Common from 7:30 - 8:30 AM.
Parking: There is a parking lot available across from the Waltham Common (enter from Lexington St. or Common St.) MBTA: Commuter Rail and Bus
You can create your own fundraising page where 100% of the proceeds raised will benefit The Edinburg Center. You can send your page to friends and family! CLICK HERE!
Rain or Shine
The Rock Into Recovery 5K will be held rain or shine. We reserve the right to cancel the race due to extreme inclement weather or unsafe road conditions. The entry fee is non-refundable.

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