Talk 2 Me 5K, 10K Run/Walk

Sun November 28, 2021 Directions
Talk2Me - A Program Of Hope
Huge Thank You

5K Run/Walk

$35 9:00AM CST - 11:00AM CST Packet Pickup: Saturday November 27, 2020 at Homestead Country Club 4100 Homestead Court Prairie Village, KS 66208

10K

$50 9:00AM CST - 11:00AM CST Price increases after September 30, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT
Promoting Mental and Physical wellness as well as Suicide Prevention consistently throughout the COVID Pandemic.

We have bagged over 6,432 pounds of food to be disturbed at food pantries and to local school children.

We have hosted events for teens including bowling, running free 5K events, painting kindness rocks, volunteering together at Lacrosse tournaments, food pantries, and vaccine clinics. We have not cancelled a single in person event as we combat isolation. 

We have reached out with 1,327  personal contacts either by phone or in person safely socially distanced to the following groups this list includes but is not exhaustive:Middle school and high school students, college students, elderly in nursing facilities, those suffering with lung cancer, breast cancer, addictions, depression, anxiety, and illness of all kinds.

We can do this because of your support.

We are so grateful :)

All those who sign up for the Talk 2 Me Run/Walk will be entered to win a 3 month membership to Homestead Country Club

When we see your registration your name goes into the drawing for an amazing 3 months at Homestead Country Club!

Drawing will take place after the race is completed.

You do not need to be present to win :)

If you want your name in just sign up for the race and we wish you luck.

Thank you so much to Kyle and Becky at Homestead Country Club for this generous gift 

What you receive from Talk 2 Me

We want this to be uplifting for you and we are so grateful for each and every person that joins us in our life saving effort you receive:

1.  Choose a long or short sleeve participant shirt and enjoy a free photo in front of the event backdrop :)

2.  Winners Medals by age group first, second, and third  for male and female in all age divisions

3. Customize your Bib to run in honor of a loved one

4.  All participants will be entered in a drawings for a Kansas City Chiefs Apparel Item and a 3 month membership to Homestead Country Club 

 5.  Enjoy the boost in mood and energy levels that running has shown to provide. 

6.  Participate in an actual coping skill - being with other people, supporting community, physical activity, working for greater cause. 

7.  The feeling that you are doing something for someone else that may save their life.

8.  Grab a kindness rock to share - while supplies last :)

 

OVERALL FEMALE WINNER AWARD:  Kendra Scott Jewelry

OVERALL MALE WINNER AWARD:  Chiefs Sweatshirt

Drawing Winners will be picked at the end of the race.  You do not need to be present to win just signup for the race.

  Have fun and thank you!

 

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.talk-2me.com.

Place
Homestead Country Club
4100 Homestead Court
Prairie Village, KS
66208
Description

 Sign up with confidence : THIS IN PERSON RACE IS HAPPENING

For your safety and for those around you please follow the safety guidelines:

COVID Precautions: 

Runners and volunteers should prescreen on race morning. * see prescreen notes below 
Runners should maintain a 6 foot distance from others at all times.
Runners should wear a mask in the race staging area, at the start line and finish line. Masks can be removed when you start running.
Runners will be sent out in waves and will line up according to pace. Look for the pace flags along the race start line.
Hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes will be available at packet pickup, portable toilets, aid stations, finish line and all areas where there will be touch points. 
Runners are encouraged to carry their own hydration to reduce the number of people at aid stations
The finish line will have bottled water that you can pick up yourself.
Runners should put their mask back on as soon as they cross the finish line. 
The finish line festival will be smaller than usual this year. We wish we could do more to celebrate your accomplishment.
*Prescreen Notes: Participants, staff, volunteers, attendees, and spectators must stay home if they are feeling ill or experiencing the following symptoms:

Fever or chills
Cough
Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
Fatigue
Muscle or body aches
Headache
New loss of taste or smell
Sore throat
Congestion or runny nose
Nausea or vomiting
Diarrhea
CDC info for those who need extra precautions –https://www.cdc.gov/aging/covid19-guidance.html

  Based on what we know now, those at high-risk* for severe illness from COVID-19 are:

● People 65 years and older

● People who live in a nursing home or long-term care facility

● People who live or interact frequently with persons with not well controlled underlying medical conditions People of all ages with underlying medical conditions, particularly if not well controlled, including:

● People with chronic lung disease or moderate to severe asthma

● People who have serious heart conditions

● People who are immunocompromised

● Many conditions can cause a person to be immunocompromised, including cancer treatment, smoking, bone marrow or organ transplantation, immune deficiencies, poorly controlled HIV or AIDS, and prolonged use of corticosteroids and other immune weakening medications

● People with severe obesity (body mass index [BMI] of 40 or higher)

● People with diabetes

● People with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis

● People with liver disease

● People with high-blood pressure

*If have more than one risk factor = very high risk 

Please wear a mask to the start of the race. Once safely distanced you may take it off. Please keep a mask handy to put on after the finish.

We will have masks available for anyone who needs one.  Thank you for your cooperation making it a fun and safe day for all :)

Come out and enjoy this lovely course, on what we hope will be a beautiful day.  Enjoy the welcoming start/finish line festivities Hosted by Homestead Country Club.  You will also be supporting the life-saving work of Talk 2 Me - A Program of Hope.  We are a charity focused on mental health education, physical health,  problem solving, solutions, and suicide prevention. We teach coping skills for dealing with depression and anxiety.  The 5k run/walk is an actual coping skill in all its glory.  You will connect with others, as well as feel better physically and mentally.  We thank you in advance for your participation.  This is a race to benefit Talk 2 Me - A Program of Hope. You can learn more about the organization and our mission at www.talk-2me.com.  Thank you for your support. Our life-saving work is made possible by you  

All donations are tax deductible.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Packet Pickup at Homestead Country Club from 1-3 pm , Saturday November 27 and morning of race

Thank you for signing up!

Packet Pickup:

Saturday,  Nov. 27th from 1-3pm at the Homestead Country Club -  4100 Homestead Court, Prairie Village, KS 66208 

Sunday, Nov. 28, from 7-until race start : Late packet pickup and registration -  at the event 

Parking: Homestead Country Club  parking area at the end of Homestead Court

Finally, Smile you are doing a great thing!

Directions

Homestead Country Club
4100 Homestead Court
Prairie Village, KS
66208

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