Sat September 28, 2019 Kalamazoo, MI US 49007 Directions
Arcadia Creek Festival Place
145 E Water St
Kalamazoo, MI US 49007

Pre-registration is closed, but you can still register on the morning of the walk beginning at 8 am at Arcadia Creek Festival Place in downtown Kalamazoo!

Join us for the 6th annual Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 28th at Arcadia Creek Festival Place in downtown Kalamazoo. The 5K cause-walk will raise awareness for suicide prevention, allow people to connect with each other, and provide critical funds for Gryphon Place. 100% of the community-raised dollars stay here in the community, supporting the local programs and services we offer. We'll be there together on September 28th, supporting suicide prevention one step at a time, and we would love for you to join us. 

Walk to support your community. Walk to support each other. Walk to support your loved ones. Walk to break stigma, to raise awareness, to educate, to connect, and to save lives.

Walk Day Details:

  • 8:00 AM: Day-of registration and pre-registered walker check-in opens at 8 am at Arcadia Creek Festival Place
    • Note: Registration goes up to $30 after September 8th and your t-shirt size cannot be guaranteed
  • 9:00 AM: Opening remarks begin at 9 am, followed by the walk kick-off. 5K route takes walkers through downtown Kalamazoo and back to Arcadia Creek Festival Place

Registration is $30 and includes a t-shirt. Children under 5 can walk for free, but they will not receive a t-shirt without registering for the event. 

Pre-registration closes at 5 pm on Thursday, September 26th. Day-of registration begins at 8 am on Saturday, September 28th.

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Contact Brittany Cekola Hamann at or 269-381-1510 ext. 222


Eaton Corporation 

Harold and Grace Upjohn Foundation
KALSEE Credit Union
Tyler Little Family Foundation
Hardings Friendly Market
Honor Credit Union
Bronson Healthcare
Michigan Association of Suicide Prevention
John Braganini Family Fund
Amerifirst Home Mortgage
Mercantile Bank
Child & Family Psychological Services, P.C.
Southwest Michigan First
Founders Brewing Co.
Imperial Beverage
Ascension Borgess Foundation
B.L. Harroun
Millennium Restaurant Group
Planet Fitness
Mike and Sharon Seelye Family Foundation 
Meyer C. Weiner Company
CTS Telecom
Metro Toyota
Steensma Lawn and Power
Jared Arnold, Realtor
Horizon Bank 
Dr. Michael Raphelson and Carla Langerveld Family
Bennett Management Corp
Jerry and Cindy Gaines
The Kalamazoo Promise
Langeland Family Funeral Homes
Integrity Business Solutions
Gracespring Bible Church
Life Infusions
Kalamazoo Executives Inc
Outfront Kalamazoo
Midwest Custom Embroidery
Media Sponsor
Adams Outdoor Advertising
Townsquare Media
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