This Saturday, May 11th, participants of the Run/Walk for Recovery will show their support for addiction recovery. The 5k is a fundraiser for Battlefield Addiction, an addiction recovery non-profit that takes a family-first approach. “Over 400 community members are coming together the help fight the opioid epidemic,” said Angie Ferrari Keaty of Battlefield Addiction.
“Battlefield Addiction is here to fill the gaps that currently exist in the addiction/recovery realm,” states the event description. “Your donations have not only helped us give scholarships to families and those in recovery, but is now bringing the next phase of our vision into reality, and that is integrating these young people in recovery back into the community through the Battlefield Coffee House.”
Walk or Run for Recovery 5k
Saturday, May 11th
Start Time: 9:00am PDT
End Time: 12:00pm PDT
Roegner Park, Auburn
601 Oravetz Rd SE
Auburn, WA US 98092
Price: $35.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee
Registration: Registration ends May 10, 2019 at 10:00pm PDT
Register here: Run for Recovery
Thos eunable to attend the Run for Recovery, or wishing to sponsor a runner, can make a donation directly to Battlefield Addiction: Donate (if sponsoring a runner, click ‘other’ and writer “runner sponsor”)
Discussing Addiction Recovery
Dax Shepard has been very open about his recovery from drugs and alcohol. In this interview, he discusses rock bottom not always being what most expect. Warning: explicit language.