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Heroes in Recovery 6K – Austin 2017

December 2, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm UTC-6

The Austin Heroes race is a unique 6K run/walk presented by Foundations Recovery Network. Foundations Recovery Network’s mission is to be the leader in evidence-based, integrated treatment for co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders through clinical services, education and research.

Heroes in Recovery has a simple mission: to eliminate the social stigma that keeps individuals with addiction and mental health issues from seeking help, to share stories of recovery for the purpose of encouragement and inspiration, and to create an engaged sober community that empowers people to get involved, give back, and live healthy, active lives. 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.

Volunteer
Interested in helping out at the Austin Heroes 6K run/walk? Volunteers have the option to run the race, too! Each volunteer will receive a Heroes volunteer shirt at check-in. (Be sure to register for the run/walk if you plan to do both).

Awards
You may only qualify to win in one category and must be present to receive your award.

First Place – $150
Second Place – $130
Third Place – $120
“Almost Podium” Fourth Place – $100

*If you are 40+ years old and are the fourth overall person to cross the finish line – you will be placed as the Overall “Almost Podium” Fourth Place winner.

Overall Masters Male and Female Winners

First Place – $100
Second Place – $75
Third Place – $50
“Almost Podium” Fourth Place – $25

Other award categories – Age Group Awards Male/Female:

10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-59, 80+

Each Participant will receive:
A Custom Finisher’s Medal upon crossing the Finish Line!
Tech Tank (Women’s/Men’s Specific)
Reusable Bag
Souvenir Bib
Post Race Nutrition

Details

Date:
December 2, 2017
Time:
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1255680907847001

Venue

Walter E Long Metropolitan Park
Austin, TX 78724 United States

Organizer

Heroes 6Ks