T-Man's 5K - Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Awareness Virtual Challenge

Sat October 10, 2020 Mooresville, NC 28115 US Directions
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Additional race information can be found at http://www.tman5k.com.

Place
VIRTUAL RACE / MOORESVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
659 E. Center Avenue
Mooresville, NC US 28115
Description

Please join us for our 3rd Annual Charity 5K/Walk in loving memory of Tristen Hobbs.  All proceeds will stay in our local communities and provide support, education, and advance the interests of all persons affected by mental illness and their families.

This event is for all ages!!  There are no awards, but everyone who participates will be greatly rewarded knowing they are helping their neighbors and making a difference in the lives of others!  BE THE CHANGE!

Registration:

5K Run/Walk ($25) registration will be available online here at RunSignUp until October 9 at 10:00 p.m.

Shirts:  All 5K Run/Walk participants receive a Dri-Fit Technical T-shirt.  T-shirts will be available for pickup at Charlotte Running Company, 146 Mooresville Commons Way Suite 1, Mooresville, NC 28117 from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 26.  Shirts not picked up on this day will be mailed to participants.

Walk/Run:  Walk or run 3.1 miles on October 10 or by one week after the event.  We would love for people to post pictures of their personal experience and time on Facebook!  #TMANS5K    #NEVERGIVEUP   #BETHECHANGE

Alternatively, there will be a group meeting at Mooresville High School to walk/jog/run the course from last year at 10:00 a.m. on October 10 for anyone interested. 

There will also be a group run at Dan Nicholas Park (meeting point in park to be announced) for those close to Salisbury at 10:00 a.m. on October 10.

BE THE CHANGE!  Your story isn't done yet;

Contact Information:  Crystal Hobbs  704-881-2084  tmans5k@gmail.com

In Loving Memory of Tristen Hobbs

Our beloved son, Tristen took his life at the age of 15.  This came without warning or without words to any of his family that this was in his thoughts.  Tristen loved life and loved everybody.  He was known as being the class clown and putting others first.  Tristen had a love of dinosaurs and wanted to cave dive in Antarctica to recover frozen dinosaur DNA.  We want to continue Tristen's love for others and we want to help keep another person and their family from experiencing our pain.

The T-Man 5K was created in an effort to help honor our son's fearlessness, joy, and love for life and others.

We hope that all who attend and are able to participate will join us in the celebration of life, love, and the pursuit of educating our community about mental illness and that no one is alone in this illness.  It is ok to ask for help and if anyone has thought of taking their own life, you need to let someone know immediately.  Please go to a family member, a friend, or call a mental health professional by calling the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK.

We look forward to many joining us in a day of reflection of the 15 beautiful years we had with Tristen and the life we still have left to live.  Let us all use this time as a time of reflection that as we run or walk, we remember that life is full of ups and downs.  It is up to all of us to take a moment to reflect, pause and know that as we look around us that we are not alone.  Remember to breathe through the peaks and valleys and to keep moving forward.

Your story isn't done yet ;

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