Run for Recovery 5K: Run/Walk to celebrate sobriety

July 10, 2018

Registration is now open for the second annual Run for Recovery 5K, presented by Linden Oaks Behavioral Health and Breaking Free.

The Run for Recovery 5K is changing venues this year will take place at Waubonsie Lake Park Trail (9S080 Kautz Road, Aurora, IL) on Saturday September 15, 2018. Race start time is 8:00 a.m.

This run/walk is a partnership between Naperville/Aurora based mental health facilities, Linden Oaks Behavioral Health and Breaking Free. Proceeds from the 5K will benefit addiction programs and addiction services in these communities.

The 5K course is a winding paved trail which encircles a beautiful lake. The 5K will be immediately followed by a post-race celebration including music and awards. All are welcome from competitive runners to novice walkers was well as children and adolescents.

Early bird registration is $35 (until September 1 and then registration increases to $40) and includes a 5K dry fit tee-shirt. Same-day race registration and packet pickup be 6:45 am-7:45 am.

The Run for Recovery 5K was founded as a way to de-stigmatize addiction issues in the community and coincides with National Recovery Month, which supports efforts for substance abuse prevention, treatment and recovery.The spirit of the Run for Recovery is to support those fighting addiction, remember those we’ve lost, and celebrate those in recovery.

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