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Michigan Heroes in Recovery 6K

Sun September 23, 2018 Kalamazoo, MI US 49004 Directions

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2606 Mount Olivet Road
Kalamazoo, MI US 49004

Pricing Schedule: Online registration closes Saturday, September 22, 2018, at 11:59 pm. Please visit the schedule tab for walk-up registration locations.
Early Registration: $25 (through May 14, 2018)
Registration: $30 (May 15 – June 14, 2018)
Late Registration: $35 (June 15 – September 22, 2018)
Race Day Registration: $40 (September 23, 2018)
Wag and Run: Get a bandana for your canine participant: $5 (through September 23, 2018).
*Unfortunately, we’re unable to provide refunds or facilitate registration transfers between participants. We can, however, change your on-site registration status to virtual, enabling you to still participate in the movement and run at your own leisure. If you’d like to make this change, email heroes6k@frnmail.com and we’ll take care of it for you! (Just a heads-up: the price difference in registration will be charged to your original credit card.)

The Michigan Heroes race is a unique 6K run/walk presented by Skywood Recovery , Foundations Detroit and Foundations Chicago, addiction and mental health treatment facilities that are part of Foundations Recovery Network.

Foundations Recovery Network’s mission is to be the leader in evidence-based, integrated treatment for co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders through clinical services, education and research.

Heroes in Recovery has a simple mission: to eliminate the social stigma that keeps individuals with addiction and mental health issues from seeking help, to share stories of recovery for the purpose of encouragement and inspiration and to create an engaged sober community that empowers people to get involved, give back and live healthy, active lives. It takes a heroic effort to live clean and sober each day, and a Heroes 6K celebrates that effort. The sixth kilometer separates a Heroes race from a typical 5K to symbolize the extra effort it takes to sustain recovery. The six kilometers also represent the six letters in the word HEROES.

Each registered participant will receive:

A finisher’s medal upon crossing the finish line
Heroes 6K race shirt
Souvenir bib
Reusable 6K bag
Post-race nutrition

The 2018 Charity Beneficiary

Recovery Institute of Southwest Michigan is a peer-run and peer-delivered non-profit service organization. They are a community of survivors that uses their own illnesses and ongoing recovery to help others become successful in their own recovery. Recovery Institute offers a multitude of services intended to empower people, build recovery-oriented skills and educate others about recovery. They aim to give hope where there is little or no hope. RI believes that recovery is not merely a matter of surviving one’s illness, but a dynamic movement that brings about a meaningful change in lifestyle and habits. They offer shared experiences and support to those who are seeking help with mental health and addiction problems. Their power group’s mission is to reduce stigma about mental illness and substance abuse by telling their recovery stories in an open forum at various locations.

Please consider making a donation in any amount or becoming a fundraising participant to help spread our mission for the recovery community.

You may only qualify to win in one category and must be present to receive your award.

Overall Male and Female Winners

First Place
Second Place
Third Place

Overall Masters Male and Female Winners

First Place
Second Place
Third Place

Other award categories – Age Group Awards Male/Female:

10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+