Race to Save Lives - November
November 7, 2015
benefiting the Suicide Prevention Center at United Health Services
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.
Race to Save Lives is a 5k & 10k chip timed on certified courses in near-by Mishawaka at the Saint Joseph Health System. Medals are awarded three deep in each age group with attractive trophies for the top male and female in both the 5k & 10k. Entry fee includes an event shirt and post race snacks!
We are pleased to be partnering with the Student Veterans Organization (SVO) and Sweats for Vets at IUSB! The SVO is a student group whose purpose is to help veterans transition to school life, along with hosting events and raising money for local charities. Race to Save Lives is proud to be the recipient of this years local fund raising initiative. Veterans can contact the local SVO office to receive a discount code for online registration.
Friday, NOVEMBER 6: 5:00 – 7:00 pm Packet pickup & pre-registration, Saint Joseph Health System, Mishawaka Medical Center lobby
5K & 10K Run: $30 entry fee + 2.50 SignUp fee includes event t-shirt
3K Walk $25 entry fee + 2.50 SignUp fee includes event t-shirt - this event is not timed
Kids in strollers are FREE!
**Register early to guarantee a soft and light Poly/cotton blend "tultex" shirt!
Click to register on RunSignUp
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Click here for a registration form
Saturday, NOVEMBER 7: 7:30 – 8:30 am Race day registration and packet pickup, SJHS Mishawaka Medical Center lower level
5K & 10K start at 9 AM on Holy Cross Parkway
3K Walk starts at approximately 9:15 AM
Awards and raffle immediately following race
Saint Joseph Health System Mishawaka Medical Center
5215 Holy Cross Parkway, Mishawaka, IN 46545
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.
3K Walk of Hope
Suicide loss survivors and those who have been touched by suicide are encouraged to walk with friends and family to remember loved ones. Survivor beads, memorial signs and more will be available at registration. The walk is not timed and all are welcome to participate. Walkers will take a different route around the hospital campus.
Volunteers needed! If you are interested in volunteering, please contact the SPC office at 574-247-6047, ext. 120. Positions generally run 3 hours in length. Each volunteer receives a shirt as well as coffee and donuts!
Click HERE for the course Map