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Shatterproof Rise Up Against Addiction 5K Walk/Run
October 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Shatterproof, a national nonprofit dedicated to ending the stigma of addiction, will host an event on Saturday, Oct. 6, for the Chicago community to rise up against addiction and support family, friends, neighbors, and coworkers impacted by the disease.
The Rise Up Against Addiction 5K Walk/Run event will give the community the opportunity to bring the disease of addiction into the light and share inspiring stories of hope and recovery. Participants will unite to engage in several activities geared toward ending the shame associated with substance use disorder, including a 5K walk/run.
8 a.m. – Site Opens
9 a.m. – Program Begins
9:30 a.m. – 5K Walk/Run Starts
Other highlights include:
—The Shatterproof Community Village, which will showcase substance use disorder resources from local organizations
—The Memorial Gallery, featuring photos and stories of lost loved ones
—Celebrate Recovery area, a space to unite with hundreds of others in recovery
—A presentation by local families touched by addiction and leading event sponsors
The cost to walk in the 5K is free. However, the cost for runners varies from $30 to $50.
For more info about prices or anything else regarding the event, please visit shatterproof5k.