april, 2021

30apr5:30 pm8:00 pmTheir Fight is Our Fight - 5K Walk/Run

Event Details

A new 5K is coming to New Hampton this year as friends and family of the late Brittney Heying will remember her & others who have died from suicide with an event titled: “Their Fight is Our Fight” on Friday, April 30th.

The run/walk will begin and end at New Hampton’s Mikkelson Park and scheduled for 6pm on the date that would have been Brittney’s 24th birthday.

The entry fee is $25 by April 20, and a t-shirt is included.  The fee after April 20th is $35.  Those 12 and under will be allowed to run or walk for free, and t-shirts will also be available at Screenprints.

To register, visit the group’s Facebook page @ThierFightisOurFightNHIA, the Chickasaw Wellness Complex, the New Hampton Parks and Recreation office & Office World.  The event will include a Silent Auction and a light supper will be served for a free will donation after the race.  The Silent Auction and supper are open to the public.

Organizers are also putting together a memorial video.   Anyone who would like to contribute a photo of a loved one lost to suicide, along with an essay (up to 100 words) please submit both to:  dawnheying@gmail.com

All proceeds will be donated to local organizations that promote mental health and suicide prevention awareness.

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Time

(Friday) 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

Mikkelson Park

Organizer

Kerstin Schickerath

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