Memphis Heroes 6k
$25 early registration (through August 31, 2014)
$30 (through Oct 12, 2014); $35 (through Nov 7, 2014); $40 race day
Mail-in Registration Form (postmarked by Oct 27th)
North Main Street
The Way is a service of recovery and ministry of the Church Health Center. This inspiring service focuses on the beatitudes and the 12 Steps, and fully embraces recovery in every sense of the word. Their purpose is to enhance the spiritual component of recovery, through music, fellowship, discussing the 12 steps, and intentionally embracing the Gospel as the good news that it is. The Way offers hope and spiritual discipline to everyone as they faithfully respond to God’s ineluctable grace.
About the Race
The Memphis Heroes race is a unique 6K run/walk presented by La Paloma Treatment Center of Foundations Recovery Network. La Paloma offers an integrated treatment plan for persons with substance abuse and/or co-occurring mental health disorders. Research shows that many people dealing with drug addiction and alcohol addiction are also afflicted with mental health disorders. Foundations Recovery Network and its treatment facilities like La Paloma look at both simultaneously in order to treat the whole person.The caring and compassionate staff members at La Paloma are specially trained to address the complex needs of those with co-occurring disorders and are committed to seeing you or your loved one through this storm and into a renewed life.
The 6K course takes you through the downtown area of Memphis, TN and along it’s river front to end at Court Square Park. There will be awards presented to top three male and female participants, with both overall and age group winners. The award ceremony will be followed by a free raffle with great prizes, activities and food for the whole family.
Be mindful of the weather – start hydrating a minimum of two weeks prior to the event and consider carrying a personal hydration device. There will also be water stations on the course. Must be present to receive award.
Volunteer and Sponsorship Opportunities
Interested in helping out at the Heroes 6K Run/Walk in Memphis, TN? Email firstname.lastname@example.org today with your name, e-mail address and phone number, and our volunteer coordinator will be in touch with you! Volunteers have the option to run the race, too! Each volunteer will receive a Heroes volunteer shirt at check-in.
For sponsorship opportunities please contact: heroes6K@frnmail.com
Schedule of Events
Friday, November 7, 2014: In-store registration (CASH/CHECK ONLY)/Pre packet pick-up
Location: Fleet Feet – 4530 Poplar Avenue #102, Memphis 38117
Time: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday, November 8, 2014: Race Day Registration (CASH/CHECK ONLY)/Packet Pick-Up
Location: Court Square Park – North Main Street – Downtown Memphis
Walk-Up Registration Time: 6:30 am – 7:45 am
Race Start Time: 8:00 am
Award Ceremony: 9:30 am
Each participant will receive:
– A finisher’s medal upon crossing the finish line!
– Commemorative Race Tech Shirt (women’s/men’s specific sizes)
– Post-race nutrition
*only eligible to win in one category.
1st, 2nd, 3rd and “Almost Podium”-4th Overall Male and Female
Other award categories –1st, 2nd, 3rd and “Almost Podium”-4th Age Group Awards Male/Female :
0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
Must be present to receive award. Start hydrating a minimum of two weeks prior to the event and consider carrying a personal hydration device. There will also be water stations on the course.