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Heroes in Recovery 6K – Portland 2017
August 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-5
The Portland Heroes race is a unique 6K run/walk presented by Oregon Trail Recovery and 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.
Interested in helping out at the Portland 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).
Schedule of Events
Packet Pick Up/Walk Up Registration (Cash/Check Only Please):
Date: Friday, August 25�th
Time: 2- 7:00 PM
Location: Road Runner Sports, 29 NW 23rd Pl, Portland, OR 97210
Race Day Registration/Packet Pick Up (Cash/Check Only Please):
Date: Saturday, August 26th
Location: Fernhill Park, 6010 NE 37th Ave, Portland, OR 97211
Walk Up Registration Opens: 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM
Race Start: 8 AM
Kid’s activities immediately following race start
Award Ceremony: 9:15 AM
Kid’s Activities :
After race participants cross the start line, kid’s activities will begin. Family friendly fun such as caricaturing drawing and face painting can be found in the festival area, and several kid’s only contests will be hosted by the announcer! Contests will range from hula hooping, to ring toss, to a super fun dance-off! Games vary by location; all are free and open to the public!
First Place – $200
Second Place – $150
Third Place – $100
“Almost Podium” Fourth Place – $50
*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 Finisher’s Medal upon crossing the Finish Line!
Tech Tank (Women’s/Men’s Specific)
Re-usable 6K Bag
Post Race Nutrition