Virtual -Run for Mental Wellness Hampton Roads

7320 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, VA, USA
Newport News, VA 23607

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

Our FIRST Annual Mental Health Awareness Charity 5K will be a VIRTUAL 5K  - starting on SATURDAY, 5/1/2021 at 9:00 a.m and ending SATURDAY, 5/31/21 12:00 noon.  Being that our race is a virtual 5K this year you can participate anywhere you like, on the road, the trail, treadmill, or track. After you register, to get your bib, select your bib # after you click here. You time the event yourself  and after you finish you can post your times on-line by clicking here

To receive your FREE SWAG, you must choose VIRTUAL RUN. 

ALL PROCEEDS go to the Dreams of Hope Foundation  ( )

Dreams of Hope Foundation is a local nonprofit in the Hampton Roads Area. Dreams of Hope Foundation’s mission is to create a culture of healing through mental wellness and self sufficiency.

Suicide is one of the leading causes of death in the United States and the 2nd leading cause between the ages of 10-34.  In a 16-year span, suicide rates have risen 31%.  Depression, a leading cause of suicide, rose 60% between the ages of 14 to 17 and 41% between the ages of 12 and 13. 

Our mission through this event is bringing awareness to this crucial topic devastating families and communities. 

Please support us in eliminating the stigma towards mental health and help  us to provide programs to help the mentally ill. 

A great team-building experience, it would honor us to have your company, business or organization take part as a Virtual Running Team.

Free T-shirt, Bag, and wrist band (ACT FAST, limited sizes and supplies left). 

Team Discount for 5 or more registering Runners/Walkers

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