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Reedy Creek Park2900 Rocky River Rd Charlotte, NC 28215
The charity beneficiary for the Heroes in Recovery 6K Trail Run/Walk is the Collegiate Recovery (CRC at the UNC Charlotee. They support students recovering from addictions and offer programming, resources and activities which provide a pathway to both recovery and academic achievement.
The Collegiate Recovery program offers weekly 12 step meetings, experiential activities, peer-mentorship as well as volunteer opportunities where sober students serve their community, build friendships, develop a solid support system, and build a lifetime of fun, happy memories.
Heroes in Recovery 6K
A Heroes in Recovery 6K is a 3.728 mile race that brings together those in recovery, their loved ones, supporters of the cause and whole communities in order to break the stigma surrounding addiction and mental health conditions. It takes a heroic effort to live clean and sober each day, and a Heroes 6K celebrates that effort. The sixth kilometer separates a Heroes race from a typical 5K to symbolize the extra effort it takes to sustain recovery. The six kilometers also represent the six letters in the word HEROES. These races inspire communities to support recovery and also to live healthy, active lifestyles.
Event schedule and times
PRIOR TO RACE DAY:
June TBD, 2014 – Pre-Packet Pick Up/Walk Up Registration
Location: Charlotte Running Company
Saturday, June 21, 2014: Race Day Registration/Packet Pick Up
Location: Reedy Creek Park, 2900 Rocky River Rd, Charlotte, NC
Walk Up Registration Time: 6:30am – 7:45am
Race Start Time: 8:00am
Award Ceremony: 9:30am
Family Friendly Fun! Strollers – OK. Four legged leashed-friends are welcomed!
Each Participants will receive:
A Finisher’s Medal upon crossing the Finish Line!
Tech Shirt (Women’s/Men’s Specific)
Post Race Nutrition
Opportunity to win raffle prizes (for spectators too!)
For Sponsorship Opportunities please contact: heroes6K@frnmail.com