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StRides Against Suicide & Overdose 2024

Sun August 4, 2024 Valparaiso, IN 46385 US Directions
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Events

1 Mile Walk

$40
($10: Ages 0 - 12)
10:10AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT Registration ends August 4, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

5K Run

$40
($10: Ages 0 - 12)
10:00AM CDT - 11:30AM CDT Registration ends August 4, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

5K Walk

$40
($10: Ages 0 - 12)
10:10AM CDT - 11:30AM CDT Registration ends August 4, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

100 Mile Bike Ride

$50 6:30AM CDT - 1:00PM CDT Registration ends August 4, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

60 Mile Bike Ride

$50 7:00AM CDT - 1:00PM CDT Registration ends August 4, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

40 Mile Bike Ride

$50 7:30AM CDT - 1:00PM CDT Registration ends August 4, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

10 Mile Family Bike Ride

$40
($10: Ages 0 - 12)
12:00PM CDT - 1:00PM CDT Registration ends August 4, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

Virtual 5K Walk/Run

$20
($10: Ages 0 - 12)
Registration ends August 4, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

Get to know us

StRides Against Suicide & Overdose 2024 is hosting a 5k Run/Walk and 10, 40, 60 and 100 mile bike rides to raise funds for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment for those in Northwest Indiana that are in need and cannot afford the treatment.

Strides Overview

We're tackling a critical issue that touches many lives. Our mission is to be able to provide those sessions to those in need, spread awareness, and raise money. Our solution is to fund that treatment. Profits from the StRides Against Suicide and Overdose will be used to provide scholarships for mental health and substance abuse treatment for clients who are uninsured or cannot afford treatment. Your involvement is critical to our success in reducing the devastating numbers of Suicides and Overdoses. Thank you again for your help.

 

Importance
  • Of all adults with a mental illness, 42% said they couldn't receive the care they needed because they couldn't afford it.
  • SUICIDE is the 2nd leading cause of death amongst 15–34 year-olds in Indiana.
  • In 2020, 100,306 people died by overdose in the US.
  • The annual U.S. suicide rate increased 30% between 2000 and 2020.

 

 

Fun Facts

 

 

100% of all registration fees and donations will go to scholarships

 

 

 

Receive a FREE tee, scrumptious lunch, and enjoyable music - all on us!

 

All participants are eligible for raffle drawings to win a $25 gift card

Our Flyer

 

Supporting Sponsor- $10,000

Water Station/SAG Sponsor- $5,000

Impactful Sponsor- $2,500

T-shirt Sponsor- $1,500

The Valued Community Sponsor- $500

Place

Rogers-Lakewood Park
5501 N. Campbell St.
Valparaiso, IN US 46385

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Description

StRides Against Suicide & Overdose 2024 is hosting a 5k Run/Walk and 10, 40, 60 and 100 mile bike rides to raise funds for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment for those in Northwest Indiana that are in need and cannot afford the treatment.

Strides Overview

We are addressing an important issue that affects many people. Our mission is to spread awareness and raise money. The annual U.S. suicide rate increased 30% between 2000 and 2020. SUICIDE is the 2nd leading cause of death amongst 15–34 year olds in Indiana. In 2020, 100,306 people died by overdose in the US. One major barrier to mental health and substance abuse treatment is cost/and or lack of insurance. Our solution is to fund that treatment. Profits from the StRides Against Suicide and Overdose 2023 will be used to provide scholarships for mental health and substance abuse treatment for clients who are uninsured or cannot afford treatment. Your involvement is critical to our success in reducing the devastating numbers of Suicides and Overdoses. Thank you again for your help.

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