6k Race

Louisville Heroes 6K

Louisville, CO

August 1, 2015

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Heroes in Recovery
August
01
8:00 AM
Louisville Community Park
955 Bella Vista Drive
Louisville, CO

REGISTRATION*

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  • Early Registration: $25.00 (through May 24, 2015)
  • Registration: $30.00 (through July 12, 2015)
  • Late Registration: $35 (through July 31, 2015)
  • Race Day Registration: $40 (August 1, 2015)
  • Individual (Virtual Runner): $25 (through July 29, 2015)
    • louisville-2015-social-shirtIf you can’t join us in Louisville, CO for the Heroes in Recovery 6K, run/walk six kilometers virtually where ever you live! Send us your picture of participation and/or watch/gps results of your 6K experience wherever you are and we will send you your finishers medal and commemorative race tech shirt!

About the Race

Foundations Recovery Network’s mission is to be the leader in evidence-based, integrated treatment for co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders through clinical services, education and research. The Heroes in Recovery movement started because according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 20 million people needed substance abuse treatment last year and did not receive it. About 10 million Americans did not receive needed mental healthcare. The stigma associated with substance abuse and mental health disorders creates a significant barrier to individuals and families seeking help.  It takes a heroic effort to live clean and sober each day, and a Heroes 6K celebrates that effort. The sixth kilometer separates a Heroes race from a typical 5K to symbolize the extra effort it takes to sustain recovery. The six kilometers also represent the six letters in the word HEROES. These races inspire communities to support recovery and also to live healthy, active lifestyles.*

*We do not offer registration refunds under any circumstance. 

The 2015 Charity Beneficiary

Phoenix Multisport logoThe local charity beneficiary for this race is Phoenix Multisport, which fosters a supportive, physically active community for individuals who are recovering from alcohol and substance abuse and those who choose to live a sober life. Through such pursuits as climbing, hiking, running, swimming, road and mountain biking, and other activities, Phoenix Multisport seeks to help their members develop and maintain the emotional strength they need to stay sober.

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Be a Volunteer

Interested in helping out at the Heroes 6K Run/Walk in Louisville, CO? Volunteers have the option to run the race, too! Each volunteer will receive a Heroes volunteer shirt at check-in.

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Race Course

The 6K course takes you through Community Park in Louisville, CO. Participants will run/ walk a course combing park paths and surrounding roads.

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Be mindful of the weather – start hydrating a minimum of two weeks prior to the event and consider carrying a personal hydration device. There will also be water stations on the course. Must be present to receive award. 

Schedule of Events

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES JULY 29th at NOON /12 pm(MDT)
Please visit the Runners Roost in Louisville, CO on Thursday to register onsite. 

Pre-Packet Pick Up/Walk Up Registration (Cash/Check Only Please)
Date: Thursday July 30, 2015
Location: Runners Roost; 459 S McCaslin Blvd, Louisville, CO 80027
**Receive 15% off all regularly priced merchandise at Runner’s Roost during packet pick up hours**
Time: 4pm – 7pm

Pre-Packet Pick Up/Walk Up Registration (Cash/Check Only Please)
Date: Friday July 31, 2015
Location: Louisville’s Rec Center; Brooks Room 900 West Via Appia, Louisville, CO 80027
Time: 4pm – 6:30pm

Race Day Registration/Packet Pick Up (Cash/Check Only Please)
Date: Saturday, August 1, 2015
Location: Louisville Community Park, 955 Bella Vista Drive, Louisville, CO 80027
Walk Up Registration Time: 6:30 AM – 7:45 AM
Race Start Time: 8 AM
Award Ceremony: 9:30 AM

Results

2012 | 2013 | 2015

Awards

You may only qualify to win in one category and must be present to receive your award. 

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First Place – $200
Second Place – $150
Third Place – $100
“Almost Podium” Fourth Place – $50

*If you are 40+ years old and are the fourth overall person to cross the finish line – you will be placed as the Overall “Almost Podium” Fourth Place winner.

Overall Masters (40+) Male and Female Winners

First Place – $100
Second Place – $75
Third Place – $50
“Almost Podium” Fourth Place – $25

Other award categories – Age Group Awards Male/Female:

0-6, 7-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Each Participant will receive:

  • A Finisher’s Medal upon crossing the Finish Line!
  • Tech Shirt (Women’s/Men’s Specific)
  • Post Race Nutrition

Virtual Runner / Walker Participation:

If you can’t join us in Louisville for the Heroes In Recovery 6K, run/walk 6 kilometer virtually! Please complete your 6K run/walk by the end of the weekend following our Louisville, CO Heroes in Recovery 6K and email us a verification. This can be a screen shot of your MapMyRun workout, a pic of your watch/gps results, a selfie at your finish, etc- and we’ll mail your swag the following week!

Please send emails to sarah.shearer@frnmail.com and include your preferred mailing address.

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Event Photos

Coming soon! Photos will be posted after the event.

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