This is the annual Run Into Recovery for National Recovery Month. This year the run will be in support of two organizations, Focus on Recovery Augusta and The ROC in North Augusta.This year there will be a 5k as well as a 10k route. There will be vendors, music and giveaways. Prizes by age division. Tshirts and medals are guaranteed for the first 150 participants.
We are joining hands across the river to ensure that recovery support services continue to be accessible and apporachable for everyone exiting substance use disorder and attemtping to grow themselves as well as their families. The opposite of addiction is not sobriety. The opposite of addiction is connection. Come toe the start line with us and showcase your growth with others no matter where you are on the physical spectrum. This is a run walk event open to all comers. This is a family and pet friendly event.
Event details and schedule
The race routes will follow the Augusta Canal path from the old Lake Olmstead trailhead towards downtown Augusta along the Savannah River. The 5k route will be an out and back along mostly paved trail. The 10k route will follow the same route as the 5k extending further towards downtown. It is also an out and back style route. Race Day registration packet pick up will begin at 8am and the race will start at approximately 9am. The 10k and 5k runners will begin at the same time. 10k runners will diverge on the way back in out and around the aquaducts running to Eisenhower park then back. Parking is available all around the former lake olmstead stadium and at the trailhead. EMS will be onsite and there will be water stations.