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Suicide is the SECOND leading cause of death for ages 10-24. More teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, and chronic lung disease, COMBINED.
On Dec 26, 2018 this unfortunate statistic affected Adam Holten, his family, extended family, friends and the community. We lost a very good person to suicide. Adam affected many people’s lives with his presence, his smile, his laughter, his handshakes and his ability to reach out and lift other people up.
Since his passing we have created a non profit organization: Strides for Adam. We are coordinating a 5K race to continue his legacy of service to others and keep his memory alive.
Join us In-person in 2022 for the 3rd annual Strides for Adam 5k and 1 mile reflection walk. We are also offering a virtual event for those that are unable to participate in-person.
Early registration is $25 for those ages 18 and under, through March 13, price goes up to $30 after this date. Race day is $35.
Early registration is $30 for those over age 18, through March 13, price goes up to $35 after this date. Race day is $40.
Groups of 3 or more who register at the same time get $5 off of each registration
Finisher medals and available sized t-shirts to the first 500 people.
Overall Winner Plaque + Custom Medal
Overall 2nd Plaque + Custom Medal
Overall 3rd Plaque + Custom Medal
Age group awards: Winner of each age group earns a custom made medal, Runner up receives a plaque. Age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
*Please note awards are for the in-person event only. Virtual participants are not eligible for awards.
Results will be live during the event and posted on the Run Signup page.
Packet Pick up:
Monday March 21 - Saturday March 26 at Total Runner 15625 Dix Toledo Rd., Southgate, MI 48195
Day of the race starting at 7:30 am at Riverview Community Center, 14300 Library Dr, Riverview, MI 48193
Virtual Strides For Adam: If you can't make the race and still want to participate sign up for the virtual race and we will mail out a shirt and medal to you! Run your virtual race any time from March 20th to 27th. Cost is the same as the in-person event and includes shipping. There are no awards for the virtual event, however you can enter your results after your complete your run/walk. Instructions will be sent prior to race date.
The race is professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation.
Medal and t-shirt to the first 500 registered participants - Register early to be guaranteed a medal and shirt.
Donate $100 and you'll receive a FREE entry! Discounted entry fees for donations of $75 - $25!
Free entry is valid until 3/14 then it's a $30 discount off the entry fee with a $100 donation.
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.
* 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!
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 contact Mark Holten at firstname.lastname@example.org for sponsorship opportunities.
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