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Heroes in Recovery 6K – Malibu 2017
September 23, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-7
The Malibu Heroes in Recovery 6K is a unique run/walk presented by Foundations Recovery Network and The Canyon. 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.
The Heroes in Recovery movement started because, 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. About 10 million Americans did not receive needed mental healthcare. The stigma associated with substance abuse and mental health disorders creates a significant barrier to individuals and families seeking help. It takes a heroic effort to live clean and sober each day, and Heroes celebrates that effort. The sixth kilometer separates a Heroes 6K 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 they also encourage people to live healthy, active lifestyles.
The charity beneficiary for the 2017 Heroes in Recovery 6K is New Directions for Youth, which provides direct services and programs to at-risk youth and families throughout the San Fernando Valley and in the greater Los Angeles area. For more than 40 years, NDY has provided services such as counseling, homework assistance, gang reduction and prevention, literacy, parenting classes, community beautification, summer camp and much more – free of charge – to more than 3000 individuals each year!
Interested in helping out at the Malibu Heroes 6K Run/Walk at Paramount Ranch? 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).
Schedule of Events
Packet Pick Up/Registration
Date: Friday, September 22, 2017
Time: 2 pm – 7 pm
Location: Road Runner Sports Thousand Oaks :1714 Newbury Rd, Newbury Park, CA 91320
** Receive special in store savings during packet pick up hours!**
Event Day: September 23, 2017
Location: Paramount Ranch | 2903 Cornell Road | Agoura Hills, CA 91301
7:00am – 7:45 am Packet Pick Up/Race Day Walk up Registration (Cash/check only please)
8:00 am: Run/Walk Begins
9:00 am: Awards Presentation
Awards presented to top 4 Male/Female in Overall and Masters Overall Categories- Additional prizes awarded to top 4 Male/Female finishers in their age divisions.
There is no “double dipping” for awards.
If you are 40+ years of age and are the 4th male/female to cross the finish line you will receive 4th overall.
Individual (Virtual Runner): $25
If you can’t join us in Malibu, CA for the Heroes In Recovery 6K, trail run/hike, do your own 6 kilometer virtually!
Send us your picture of participation and/or watch/GPS results of your 6K experience wherever you are and we will send you your finisher’s medal and commemorative race tech shirt!
Email: email@example.com – please specify which race you signed up virtually to support.
Awards & Results
You may only qualify to win in one category and MUST be present to receive your award. No awards will be shipped or left behind to collect.
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, 75-79, 80+
Each Participant will receive:
A Finisher’s Medal upon crossing the Finish Line!
Tech Shirt (Women’s/Men’s Specific)
Post Race Nutrition