The Thumbs Up High 5K event was created to spread awareness about depression, mental health and suicide awareness.
Registration is available at www.active.com (under Thumbs Up High 5K). It is being organized by a team of volunteers and is being hosted by McCoy’s Irish Pub.
Same day registration will also be available.
Here’s the schedule of events:
–Registration check-in, 7:30-9:30 a.m.; T-shirts will not be guaranteed for same-day registrations.
–Azitala warm-up yoga, 9-9:20 a.m.; grassy area and stairs in River’s Edge Commons Park.
–Introduction to Prevent 7, a bully prevention group led by Nick Micek, 9:45 a.m.
–Memorial balloon release, 9:50 a.m.
–Heat 1: Bikers begin at 10 a.m.
–Heat 2: In-line skaters begin at 10:05 a.m.
–Heat 3: Runners begin at 10:10 a.m.
–Heat 4: Walkers begin at 10:15 a.m.
–Azitala recovery yoga, 10:40 a.m.
–1K run for kids, 11:30 a.m. (lower level of parking lot below the Sunshine Depot)
–Live band and post-race festivities, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; face painting, bounce house, crazy hair by Little Rejuvenation Station, tattoos, free yoga and massages as well as many vendors to provide information on available services in the community.