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The Mental Health Network will host our 6th Annual 5K Run/Walk for Mental Health on Saturday May 12th at Kingston Park in Chatham.

  "Kids Stomp out Stigma" 1KM Fun run is a FREE event for all persons under 12 years of age! 

If your child would rather participate in the 5KM "Run For Mental Health" event their entry fee will also be FREE! 

(for all persons between 6-12 years of age!)

The youth event is sponsored by "The Optimist Club of Chatham"

New This Year 

VIRTUAL RUNNER OR WALKER

**NEW** For those unable to attend, we now offer a virtual option, which allows you to participate from anywhere in the world and help a great cause.The Virtual Race lets you run at your own pace, on your own course! You will receive a downloadable race bib (via email) and a race medal will be mailed to you.

Click on the link below to see our fun event, courtesy of

 JBMedia Productions



 

All runners/walkers will receive a ballot for a chance to win some amazing prizes! We will post pictures of prizes on our FB page, last year we had at least 60!

 **You can earn extra ballots**

 Every $50 in donations/pledges will earn you an extra chance to win a great prize!

In addition to extra ballots a $100 cash prize will be awarded to the walker, runner, or "STOMP out Stigma"   participant who raises the most in donations!

Last Year's Winner: Jessie Lashmore!

 If you are collecting pledges please use the following pledge sheet link.

Finisher medals will be given to all participants

of the 5KM event! 

 


**Overall 1st place Male, Female, Teen (13-18) Youth (12 and under)

will receive special recognition award!**

 And don't forget our Team Challenge!! 

Come and Join the FUN! 

All proceeds will the Mental Health Network (Hope House).

For more information please call Jenny at 519-351-3100 or email jenny@mhnck.com.

 

 A Big Thankyou to our Sponsors!


 

 

Registration fees

1KM -KIDS "STOMP" out Stigma FREE Fun Run/Walk & $20 those support for a shorter distance Closed

1KM -12 and under FREE! Sponsored by the Chatham Optimist Club

5KM Run or Walk-Price will change to $20.00 for Youth Participants-13-18 and Free for 12 and under Closed

KM Run For Mental Health

    1. $25.00
      Dec 13 - Dec 20
    2. $35.00
      Dec 21 - Mar 31
    3. $40.00
      Apr 1 - May 10

VIRTUAL RUNNER OR WALKER Closed

**NEW** For those unable to attend, we now offer a virtual option, which allows you to participate from anywhere in the world and help a great cause.The Virtual Race lets you run at your own pace, on your own course! You will receive a downloadable race bib (via email) and a race medal will be mailed to you.

Race Day 5KM Route

Race Route - A Closeup of the course Inside the Park and an Overview of the entire Course

Top Fundraiser

A  $100  cash prize will be issued to the Walker, Runner, or "Go The Extra Mile" participant who raises the most in donations!

Congratulations to our 2017 winner 

Jessie Lashmore!

 Download a pledge sheet at www.mhnck.com or pick one up at

The Mental Health Network, 71 Raleigh St. Chatham, ON.

Team Challenge

Run for Mental Health Team Challenge!

The Run For Mental Health has been a successful event in our community over the past few years and we would like to invite you to participate in our Team Challenge.  The Team Challenge is an activity designed for friendly competition, bringing awareness and working to dispel the stigma around mental illness.  Challenges such as this are successful with community support and promote teamwork and a healthier lifestyle.  It’s an opportunity to make overall wellness fun! 

Individuals, businesses, and organizations throughout the Chatham-Kent area are invited to enter their teams into the Team Challenge to share a fun day with friends and coworkers while showing support for the community. Everyone who finishes the 5KM walk or run will receive a medal, as well as a special recognition award for the largest team! What better reward than a little bling?

Start planning your Team Challenge today with the Run For Mental Health!  Be ready to start changing lives on May 12th, 2018.  

Reasons to Participate:

  • The possibilities for fun and teamwork are endless!  Example: each team can develop their own team t-shirts to promote their companies, show spirit and to have as a keepsake.
  • All proceeds from this event go directly to programs and services at The Mental Health Network of Chatham-Kent.  It is an excellent opportunity for your team to become engaged in community giving through sport.
  • Celebrate with your friends!  Group training runs are one way to have fun before race day.
  • Earn bragging rights! A little team spirit and camaraderie is never a bad thing! The team with the most participants will be awarded with a plaque.

Fundraising:

  • Make your Run or Walk more meaningful by going the distance for The Mental Health Network of Chatham-Kent.  Come together as a team to raise money to support this great cause!  Your fundraising makes a difference! 
  • Need more incentive?  The runner or walker who raises the most in pledges will win $100.00!

For further details or question contact Jenny at jenny@mhnck.com

Can I Run with My Dog?

Although we love our animal friends we feel it’s a liability and a tripping hazard to have dogs on the course.   

We thank you for your understanding with this matter.

Top Fundraisers

1

Wendy Seller

$1,708.00

Raised

$1,000.00

Goal
2

Cherie Wood

Raised: $715.00

3

Lisa Lucio

$625.00

Raised

$750.00

Goal

Event Schedule

  • May 12 8:30 AM EDT - Day of Registrations

  • May 12 9:15 AM EDT - Team Photos

  • May 12 9:25 AM EDT - Words from The Mental Health Network

  • May 12 9:30 AM EDT - Kids "STOMP" out Stigma Fun Run/Walk

  • May 12 9:35 AM EDT - Adults "STOMP" out Stigma Fun Run/Walk

  • May 12 9:50 AM EDT - Warm Up Zone

  • May 12 10:00 AM EDT - 5KM Walk/Run For Mental Health

Contact Information

Event Location

Chatham, Chatham-Kent, ON, Canada

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