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New Date: August 16th, 2020
I hope this message finds you well during these unpredictable, unprecedented times. We, at Strides for Adam, have been monitoring the Covid-19 situation and have worked with the City of Riverview to coordinate a new date for the Strides for Adam 5K run/ walk and Reflection Walk. Please understand that, depending on the recovery and corresponding restrictions, this future date may also need to be changed.
At this time, we have been approved for and are working towards a new event date of Sunday, August 16 with an 8am start time. The event still starts and finishes at Young Patriots Park. Since you have already signed up for the event, your registration is still valid for the new date. The t-shirts, participation medals and all awards will still bare the date of the original event date because that was Adam’s 18th birthday and he is the reason we started this event.
Now more than ever, we need positive events to look forward to. Now more than ever, we need to focus on others’ as well as our mental wellness. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you in August. Let’s keep our fingers crossed that we get through this quickly and get back to life as we knew it.
Any questions please email me here.
Stay healthy, be safe, keep moving forward!
Strides for Adam
Additional race information can be found at https://www.stridesforadam.com.
THIS RACE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 16TH, 2020. DETAILS HAVE BEEN UPDATED BELOW.
Join us for the 1st annual Strides for Adam on March 22, 2020 August 16th, 2020 - The March 22nd date was especially important to us as it was Adam's birthday. He would be turning 18. This is a family friendly event, all ages and abilities are welcome. There is a 1 mile reflection walk and a 5k run/walk. The event will take place at Young Patriots Park. Strides for Adam is a non-profit, created to keep the memory and giving spirit of Adam alive. Proceeds from this event will be used for service projects, for college scholarships, to help support local athletes. The race/ walk is designed to increase awareness of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention.
If you are unable to join us for this special inaugural event there is a virtual run as well! Details below.
Special kids and family/group pricing: Register 3 or more people at the same time and save $5. Ages 18 and under is $5 less
Run for FREE with a donation! See below for details!
T-shirt guaranteed with registration by August 3rd, supplies available as they last after that date . Your shirt, participation medal and all awards will still bare the date of the original event date because that was Adam’s 18th birthday and he is the reason we started this event.
Finisher medal to all participants!
Course: Race starts near Young Patriots Park. The selection of the course start and finish is meaningful as Young Patriots Park was one of Adam’s favorite places. The course is set to go through Pheasant Run as that is the sub where Adam used to run on training runs for Cross Country and Track and also where he first started to run.
The 1 Mile Reflection walk is 3 times around the Reflection Pond, inside Young Patriots Park.
The 5K course is for runners as well as walkers. The 5K course starts and finishes in Young Patriots Park. The course is flat and fast!
Awards: Trophy for 1st place overall, plaques for 2nd and 3rd place overall (male and female). Special medals are given to the winner of each age group and plaques for 2nd and 3rd place in each age group. Age groups male and female - 9 and under, 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+
Pre-race day packet pick up and registration:
Saturday, August 15th from 1pm – 5pm
Riverview City Hall, 14100 Civic Park Dr, Riverview, MI 48193
Race Day packet pick up and registration:
Sunday, August 16th from 7:30am – 9am
Young Patriots Park Community Center, 14133 Civic Park Dr., Riverview, MI 48193
Donate $100 and you'll receive a FREE entry! Discounted entry fees for donations of $75 - $25!
Steps to receive your free/discounted entry:
1. Choose Sign Up and follow the steps to register for the race
2. You will be routed to the Donation page during registration, choose the donation level
3. Your discounted/free entry will be reflected in the cart during checkout.
* Free entry is valid until March 13th, then it's a $30 discount off entry fee. Valid for the 5K, 1 mile, and Virtual event.
* Please note if you go to the donation page first and enter the donation the discount will not be applied for a free entry. You must register by choosing Sign Up first.
Thank you for your support!
If you cannot make the Strides for Adam 5k run/walk in person, but would still like to support this cause, you can complete the Virtual run! A virtual race is a race that can be run (or walked) from any location you choose. You can run, jog, or walk on the road, on the trail, on the treadmill, at the gym or on the track (or even at another race). You get to run your own race, at your own pace, and time it yourself. All participants will receive a medal and a t-shirt!
What: This is a Virtual race, so you choose your own course and time yourself.
When: Complete your race any time on or before August 16, 2020! *Medals and t-shirts will ship at the beginning of September.
Where: You choose the course and you time yourself. No formal reporting of results is required. We ask that you post pictures/videos on the Strides For Adam website.
Why: We want to increase awareness of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
Cost: The price is $30 and includes a finishers medal and t-shirt. You may pick up your t-shirt and medal at packet pickup. If you would like your shirt/medal shipped to you there will be a small shipping fee.
We cordially invite you to participate as a sponsor of the Strides for Adam 5k Run/Walk. This event will raise awareness for mental health and suicide prevention, provide scholarships for local students and will help benefit local student athletes in their quest to be physically and mentally healthy.
Please visit our website Strides for Adam for Sponsorship levels and contact information.
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