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Spring into hope and help us kick off the 1st Annual "RISE Up" Race Series starting Saturday, April 27th at Brunswick Forest! The first of 3 races is the Journey to Heal Ministries Hope Run, in honor of Sexual Trauma Awareness Month (#SAAM). As you run the scenic Brunswick Forest community you're benefitting Journey to Heal Ministries (JTHM), a 100% volunteer run, 501(c)3, nonprofit, endeavoring to help women heal from past sexual trauma by leading them to the hope and healing found in Jesus Christ through providing education, mentoring services, and support. According to RAAIN (Rape and Incest National Network) and the CDC (Center for Disease Control), every 98 seconds someone has been sexually abused in America, and 1 in 3 women already have. Since the month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness month (#SAAM), this is the perfect time to come out and support a wonderful ministry in our community!
7:30am - Onsite registration/Packet Pick up opens
8:00am - On-site Registration closes / 8:15am Packet Pick up closes
8:30am - 5k Race starts
8:33am- 1 Mile (Timed) Run/Walk starts
9:45am- Awards/Recognition (Gift Certificates to Omega Sports & Fleet Feet)
9am until 11am Community Resource Fair (Be sure to visit every table to be entered into the raffles drawn at 10:45 am such as $150 to Wilmington YOGA)
Runners will hit the water stop twice on this course just before 1.5 miles and just again after 2 miles.
The 1 Mile course is an "out and back" route...run/walk half a mile out, turn around and run/walk half a mile back.
Awards: (4/26-FINAL Update)
Largest Team award is a gift certificate for a Pizza Party!!!
Race shirts not guaranteed for registrations after April 20th.
Those who signed up for the "RISE Up" Race series will receive additional swag...Head Wrap, Knee High Socks, and Finisher Medal!!!!
Park in any of the areas designated for parking on the map. If you want a parking spot near the start line, plan to arrive early. Otherwise you may have to park near Lowes Foods or Port City Java and walk to the start line at BlueWave Dentristy. Please give yourself enough time.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Additional race information can be found at https://www.journeytohealministries.org/hoperun.