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RESPECT IN RECOVERY 5K RUN/WALK
According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 1 in 5 adults in America experience a mental illness.
Mental illness does not discriminate. Georgia citizens from all walks of life who are currently living and working productively in our communities, as well as those returning citizens who are preparing for community reentry from incarceration, have experienced the stigma that many associate with mental illness.
The Respect in Recovery 5K Walk/Run is an inter-agency partnership event to end stigma, promote mental health, highlight Georgia’s successful re-entry programs, and celebrate the successes of those in recovery.
Through increased community awareness and education, individuals are better able to overcome hurdles encountered in recovery, and your support and participation at this important event will assist in changing the lives of those living with mental illness.
Let your voice be heard by coming out to WALK/RUN with us. "Removing hurdles and Raising Hope".
Event details and schedule
REGISTRATION FEE is non-refundable
T-shirt (guaranteed shirt if registered by Sept. 30)
Chance to win a medal in your age group
840 Cherokee Avenue, SE
Atlanta, GA 30315
Greenspace by Milledge Ave Fountain
Grant Park parking lot off Cherokee Ave.
-or- Utilize MARTA
8:00 am - Check In, Bib Pick up, and Late Registration
9:00 am - 5K Start
10:00 am - Awards
1st and 2nd Place | Male and Female
19 and under
60 and over
PACKET PICK-UP Wednesday, October 9, 2019
4-7:00 pm Big Peach Running Company - Midtown 800 Peachtree Street Northeast suite b&c Atlanta, GA 30308
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities
Department of Community Affairs
Department of Community Health
Department of Community Supervision
Department of Corrections
Department of Human Services
Department of Juvenile Justice
Department of Labor
Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
State Board of Pardons and Paroles