Kevin's Cause Annual 5K Run/Walk and Health Fair

419 E. 192nd St
Carson, CA 90746

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Make Your Steps Count for Kevin’s Cause  7th Annual 5K Run/Walk and Health Fair...

WE WALK TO SAVE LIVES, TO HONOR LOVED ONES AND TO RAISE FUNDS TO HELP PREVENT SUICIDE… Suicide is a national health problem that takes an enormous toll on family, friends, co-workers, and the entire community. 

In 2013, 41,149 people across our nation died by suicide;  Thousands more attempt each year.  90% of all those who take their life each year have a diagnosable mental health issue.  60% of those suffer with depression, and 50 - 75 receive no treatment or are under treated.  Every population is at risk.  But the stigma of seeking help for a mental health issue keeps people from finding supportive resources. 

The World Health Organization states that Depression is the #1 Disability in the World.  And if we don't change how we are supporting, treating, behaving around it, Depression will be come the 2nd leading cause of death by 2020.

 

 

 

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Event Schedule and Time:

Event Day Registration:  Oct. 29, 2016, @ Victoria Community Regional Park:  If the race has started you may still register to run or walk to help prevent suicide.   If you registered online please pick up your registration package and t-shirt at the event.  Children 7 – 12 years old--Free, but no t-shirt. Please Make Your Steps Count!   Lace up your sneakers and run or walk to support of Kevin's Cause & Suicide Prevention. 

Note:  You may print out a sponsor sheet on our website.

 

7:30 am – 9:15 – Event Day Registration

9:20 – 9:30 - Warm-up

9:35 – Song

9:40 – Prepare for race

9:50 – Race begins

 

For more info please contact Deborah Hill @ 562-616-3674 or

Wanda Jackson @ 310-310-4790

 

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