September 14, 2013

2013 Heroes in Recovery 6K Run/Walk- Leiper's Fork

September 14, 2013 Leiper's Fork • 4141 Old Hillsboro Road FranklinTN  37064 View Map Organized by Foundations Recovery Network

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September 14, 2013

Leiper's Fork

4141 Old Hillsboro Road FranklinTN  37064
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Date: Saturday, September 14


Location: Downtown Leipers Fork, TN


Course: 6K (3.728 mile) out-and-back course starting and finishing near downtown Leipers Fork. The course starts on Floyd Road (just off Old Hillsboro Rd) and turns around at Bailey Road.



Early Registration (through August 30) $25.00

Registration (August 31 through September 13) $30.00 (Online Registration closes at 7pm 9/12 - Walk up Registration at Early Packet Pick Up - Fleet Feet Brentwood from 2pm - 7pm on 9/13)

Day of Race (September 14) $35.00


Registered participants will receive: short-sleeve technical t-shirt and finisher's medal


Entertainment, Fun and Food:

Bring the family and stick around after the run/walk for music, fun, and food being served up Leipers Fork style.



The charity beneficiary for this race is The Next Door ( The Next Door is focused on enabling transformation in the lives of women in crisis. At The Next Door, the people, the program, and the place all contribute to helping women who are re-entering society after incarceration, rehabilitation, or homelessness. Their mission is to address the physical, mental, and spiritual needs of women in crisis, equipping them for lives of wholeness and hope.


Motivation for the Event:

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 20 million people needed substance abuse treatment last year and did not receive it. 10 million Americans did not receive needed mental health care. The stigma associated with substance abuse and mental health disorders creates a significant barrier to individuals and families seeking help.


Foundations Recovery Network (FRN) has ignited a grassroots movement called Heroes in Recovery to celebrate the heroic efforts of individuals, families, healthcare professionals and institutions in fostering a society where people can seek the help they need without feeling ashamed or isolated. It intends to remove the social stigma associated with people who are in recovery, to recognize the heroic effort it takes to overcome the obstacles in seeking help, and to celebrate the act of preventing the past from kidnapping the future.

Event details and schedule

Pre-packet Pick Up - Registration:

September 13th - Fleet Feet Brentood - Franklin Rd. 

2:00pm - 7:00pm

(Online Registration closes on 9/12 at 7pm - Come to Fleet Feet Brentwood for walk up registration on 9/13 or on race day in Leiper's Fork (race site))


6:30- 7:45 Registration


8:00 am Run/Walk Begins


9:30 am Awards Ceremony and Raffle

- Awards presented to top 3 Male/Female in Overall

- Additional prizes awarded to top 3 Male/Female finishers in their age divisions


This event will take place rain or shine and registrations are non-refundable.

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