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The prescription for a healthier mental outlook is Physical Activity. exercise is essential for a healthier, positive mental perspective. This event will draw attention and help to reduce the stigma of seeking help for our mental health. Coping skills, including physical exercise, community involvement, volunteering, and connectedness to others, are proven to improve mental/physical health and prevent self-harm. Join us as we empower our community to connect, heal and thrive.
· Saturday, Nov. 26, Packet Pickup: Talk2Me
Effective immediately Packet Pickup has moved to Country Club Bank located at 135th and Briar in Leawood, KS , on Saturday, November 26th, 2022.
We will have packets in the first floor conference room of the bank from 10:30 to 12. Bank doors lock promptly at 12 so plan accordingly. Can't wait to see everyone there:)
· DAY - OF RUN PACKET PICKUP AND REGISTRATION Sunday, Nov. 27, from 9am-until race start at Homestead Country Club
Thank you very much for your participation :)
We are beyond grateful that Target on Stateline at 137th has donated a Chiefs quarter zip for overall winner, a Chiefs golf polo for the overall male and a Chiefs t-shirt and blanket for the overall female. You may exchange the items at Target for different styles or sizes ! Run Fast :)
Just added to our swag :
1. Bombas Socks while supplies last-- these beauties cost you $12.50 in stores !!!!!! At the time for the first 50 signups
2. Our Crazy soft and beautifully printed Talk 2 Me Race shirt- this will become a favorite in any closet
3. One free raffle ticket for each entry to win 3 month member ship to Homestead Country Club
4. Blue chip cookie for each finisher
5. Medals for Male and Female top finishers: first, second, and third place for all age divisions
6. Ribbons for Tots run and treats :)
Talk 2 Me believes kids are a huge priority for our mental and physical health initiatives. It's important for kids to start healthy habits early in life.
To join this kids group, who will be running a shorter distance of .643 K from the start line to Mission Rd. and back, press Register on the Cotton Candy Kids event above.
All participants registered under Cotton Candy Kids receive a custom pink or blue t shirt, finisher ribbons, and treats :)
Thank you kids and parents!
Swag Swag Swag - We love to spoil our volunteers with swag because we are so grateful for you.
We absolutely need you to make our 5K a success.
Please use the sign up genius:
Thank you for signing up :)
This year we are honoring James Allen, M.D.
Jim was an advocate of physical and mental health and a true athlete. He finished 25 Marathons as well as an iron man competition. Jim was an avid runner for decades.
Jim served as an ER doctor for many years in Los Angeles, CA. Jim's medical career included working as an emergency room physician at Mt. Carmel Hospital and several hospitals in the Los Angeles area for over 30 years. He took care of many people with anxiety, depression, and addiction disorders. Jim was so kind to all. Frequent patients in the ER used to request the "Older gentleman with white hair" upon arrival to the ER. Losing Jim this past summer was heartbreaking his family, his friends, and his community both in LA and his hometown in Ohio. We are so thankful for Jim's indomitable spirit. We carry on his lessons of staying calm under pressure, coping with life with positive skills such as running, humor, group counseling, puzzling, golf, and spending time with friends and family.
Age group medals:
First, Second, and Third place for Males and Females in all categories:
5-6 yr., 7-11yr., 12-19yr, 20-29yr, 30-39yr, 40-49yr, 50-59yr, 60 plus
Awesome super soft t-shirts
Cookies from Blue Chip
Grab your friends and family so you will not miss this one :)
FREE KIDS DASH ON THE LAWN :) WITH AMAZING COOKIES AT THE FINISH
OVERALL FEMALE WINNER AWARD: Chiefs item and special swag :)
OVERALL MALE WINNER AWARD: Chiefs golf shirt
All Registrants will be entered to will a 3 month membership to Homestead Country Club
.· Customized Bib that honors a loved one.
· Grab a kindness rock to keep or share- while supplies last :)
Additional race information can be found at http://www.talk-2me.com.
About Talk to Me:
Talk2Me is a 501c3 whose mission is to empower people to connect, heal, and thrive despite the overwhelming challenges they face. We provide education, and open, sharing platform, and an action and accountability plan to connect them to safe adults and other teens. We also offer grants for women and young people to advance their education, careers, and faith development. We have added the Talk 2 Me Mental Health Advocacy Scholarship in 2022 and have provided funding for 6 rising college freshmen who are committed to mental and physical health.
Homestead Country Club, Prairie Village, KS
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Please refrain from attending if you have any symptoms of Covid or flu.of these symptoms:
Runners grouped according to pace.
· Hand sanitizer will be available at packet pickup,
· No portable toilets you may use real restrooms :)
Homestead Country Club 4100 Homestead Court Prairie Village, KS 66208Open in External Application
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