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Race to Save Lives - November


will be Saturday, November 3, 2018!

Benefiting the Suicide Prevention Center at United Health Services

THANK YOU to our runners and walkers beacuse of your generosity and support we are able to continue to supply our community with life saving programs like these

Race to Save Lives is a 5k & 10k chip timed on certified courses in near-by Mishawaka at the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center. Medals are awarded three deep in each age group with trophies for the top male and female in both the 5k & 10k. A 3K Walk for Hope is available for those non-runners.

Friday - 5:00pm-7:00pm Packet Pickup / Registration in lobby
Saturday - 
7:30am-8:30am Packet Pick / Registration*
9:00am - 5k and 10K Shotgun Start
9:15am - 3K Walk for Hope begins
Snacks, Results and Awards immediately following the race. 

Saint Joseph Health System Mishawaka Medical Center
5215 Holy Cross Parkway, Mishawaka, IN 46545  off of Douglas Road & Main Street
Parking is available in the Visitor parking lot using the main entrance off of Douglas Road.  There is extra parking in the MOB parking lot as well. Enter through the main door and take the elevator down to the lower level for day of packet pickup and registration. The start is located on Holy Cross Parkway across from the outdoor fountain.  
Contact Amy if you are interested in volunteering at the event: apracht@uhs-in.org 

History of the Race: 
The idea for a community event to raise awareness about suicide was started by the Krueger family to honor the life of Elaine Krueger. The original Stayin' Afloat event in downtown South Bend became what is now Race to Save Lives.  All proceeds support the Suicide Prevention Center at United Health Services and its programs to prevent suicide in our community and the surrounding areas.  


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Did you know our courses are USATF Certified?  The 5K & 10K courses are out and back starting from the hospital campus and continuing into parts of Mishawaka.  The 10K route winds through the Winding Brook neighborhood, a popular spot for other local runs! This course is fast and flat and a great opportunity to get a new personal best! 


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