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RPG Fun Run For Mental Health Awareness

Saturday, 15 May 2021 @ 8:00 AM Past Event
RPG Fun Run for Mental Health Awareness
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A message from Rice Properties Group Founder, Ryan Rice:

"Mental Health awareness is a subject that I am very passionate about because for many years, I have struggled through mental illness personally: depression, anxiety, and the fear of failure. I am grateful that I have overcome these hurdles in my life through transparency, accepting my vulnerability, and crushing the powerful stigma that still exist for those dealing with mental illness. You are not alone in your mental struggles. My goal is to provide hope, acceptance, and respect to those dealing with mental health issues, and inspire those coping with their personal struggles."

Click Here to Donate!

NAMI Northern Virginia and its volunteers work together to raise awareness and provide education, advocacy, and support programs for people living with mental illness.

If you choose to donate, 100% of the proceeds from this Fun Run will go to local non-profit organization NAMI Northern Virginia. Rice Properties Group pledges to match donations dollar for dollar, up to $3,500.

Join Us at Bull Run on Saturday, May 15th

This year's Fun Run will be hosted in-person, but we invite other runners/walkers/cyclists to join us virtually as well!

DETAILS:

The Fun Run will start and end in the grassy area just to the left of the parking lot outside of Visitor Center 1. The course is mapped out to run along the paved road that runs throughout Bull Run. The Start Line and Finish Line are the same. Water and snacks will be provided at the finish line.

Check-In: 7:15 AM

5K Start Time: 8:00 AM

Run End Time: 10:00 AM

Not quite ready to run a full 5K? That is A-OK! We want everyone to feel like they can participate, regardless of their fitness level. There are plenty of spots along the route that you can loop back around to the Start Line. This is a fun run, so this will not be competitively timed. Everyone that registers will get some awesome swag for participating, though!!

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Rice Properties Group is partnering with NAMI Northern Virginia for the third year running to raise donations in support of mental health awareness!

The goal of this Fun Run is to be healthy, have fun, and raise Mental Health Awareness! Although participation is free, we encourage you to donate through our GoFundMe page!

Win a Free Pair of Running Shoes from Potomac River Running!

We are stronger together! We love when our runners post in our Facebook Group, it makes us feel so connected with you! To encourage participation on our social media page, RPG is giving away a free pair of running shoes valued up to $200 from Potomac River Running!

Entering is Easy!

Join the Facebook Group (if you aren't already a member!) Post about fitness activity you've accomplished to the Group least one time before Saturday, May 15th with the hashtag #RPGMentalHealth5K Include a picture or video! You do not have to be in it, though!
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