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Race to Save Lives - November 8, 2014
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 held on the second Saturday in November on the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center Mishawaka campus.  

Participants can relax in the warm and delicous cafe while waiting for the start of the event.  As the event winds down, folks can head back inside for post race snacks, awards and a fantastic raffle!  For those looking for things to do later in the day, this area of Mishawaka is well known for a variety of shopping, eateries, brewpubs and easy access to neighboring South Bend and Granger.  


Entry Fees

5K & 10K events -  $30  includes a T-shirt  (register by Oct 24 to guarantee a shirt)
Late registration day of race:  $35.00  T-shirt is not guaranteed! 

Race Day Schedule • Saturday, November 8, 2014

7:30am                   Late registration & packet pick-up, Education Rooms on lower level
8:45am                   Opening remarks at Start - Holy Cross Parkway
9:00am                   All Events Begin!
10:30am                 Awards & raffle immediately following end of Race

Online Registration Now OPEN!

Mail in registration & Info


The 5K & 10K courses are out and back.  The 5K takes you through the hospital campus and onto Fir Road through parts of Mishawaka.  The 10K route winds through the Winding Brook neighborhood, a popular spot for other local runs! 

Click HERE for the course Map


Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/sjcsuicideprevention or Race to Save Lives

If you would like more information on being a volunteer or sponsoring this event, please contact Tracy Schneider at 574-247-6047 ext. 120. 

A BIG thanks to our returning sponsors.  Please show your appreciation by supporting them and giving them your business! 

Presenting Sponsor:

Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center

Heart of Gold Sponsors:

Advanced Ophthalmology of Michiana

True Friend Sponsors:

Meijer on Grape Road

Special thanks to Corporate Graphic Solutions,
& Duley Press!


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