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Additional race information can be found at http://changeofpace.com/event/serotonin-surge/.
This community event will take place in Sacramento, CA on Saturday, May 18th and will include 5K and 10K running and walking events, a free kids’ fun run, post-race health and wellness expo, and a goal to benefit one of our community’s most valuable resources: safety net medical clinics.
6:30 a.m. – Race day registration and bib pick up opens
8:00 a.m. – 5K and 10K Start
9:30 a.m. – Free Kids Half Mile Fun Run Start (Ages 12 and Under)
7:30-11:30 a.m. – Post-race healthy living festival
Each 5K/10K entry includes a race t-shirt, bib number and chip timing, eligibility for age group awards, finisher medal, post-race snacks and refreshments and hydration support along the race route.
A free kids fun run for ages 12 and under will be offered at 9:30 a.m. All youth participants in the fun run must register. A t-shirt or medal may be added to the fun run entry for $5.00.
Can’t make the event on race day but want to support the cause? We offer a virtual runner option. Your t-shirt and medal will be mailed to you after May 20th.
All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. Event happens rain or shine. We reserve the right to cancel, delay or postpone the event if there is an act of God or unforeseen circumstances which would create an unsafe situation for staging the event and endanger our participants, volunteers, sponsors, or race staff.
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Safety net medical clinics provide critical medical care to members of our community who are underinsured or uninsured. The Institute of Medicine defines the health care safety net as: “Those providers that. organize and deliver a significant level of health care and other related services to. uninsured, Medicaid, and other vulnerable populations”
The Serotonin Surge Charities is an all volunteer, public benefit 501(c)3 non-profit organization. It was founded in 1999 to raise money for health care related causes in the Sacramento region. “Serotonin is the ‘good feeling’ brain chemical, and we want people to feel great about using their time, talents, and wealth to help others in need,” says Dr. John Chuck, founder and CEO. “We are always looking for newer and better ways to leverage volunteerism and collaboration to make this world a better place to live.”
To date, the Serotonin Surge Charities have raised over $4 million for its recipient organizations through special events that have included an annual fall golf tournament and springtime food, wine, and fashion festival.
To make additional donations directly to the Serotonin Surge Charities, please visit: http://www.serotoninsurge.org/race-for-the-clinics/
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