Recovery & Wellness 5K

Saturday, September 19, 2020 in Ames, IA at Ada Hayden Heritage Park, 5205 Grand Avenue

  • 5K Run/Walk at 9:00 AM
    All registered 5K run/walk participants will receive a t-shirt, plus snacks and activities following the race.

    » $10.00 registration (through 9/18 at 12:00 PM US/Central)

    T-shirt sizes will be available on a first come/first served basis to those registering after September 7th, 2020. Day-of event registrations will also be available between 8:00-8:45 AM on September 19th.
    5K Run/Walk Registration

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Saturday, September 19, 2020:

Check-in/Registration between 8:00-8:45 AM;
Welcome/Event Kickoff at 9:00 AM;
Awards at 10:30 AM;
Activities available from 9:00 AM-Noon

Recovery Month

Join us to celebrate wellness & recovery!

Join the voices for recovery during CFR's 8th Annual Recovery & Wellness 5K run/walk. Together we can promote wellness and help raise awareness that recovery from mental health and substance use disorders is possible!

Individuals of all ages and abilities are invited to join us in celebration of the Recovery Month effort to raise awareness that behavioral health is essential to overall health, that prevention works, treatment is effective, and people can and do recover!

Things to Know

The Recovery & Wellness 5K entry fee is $10.00. All registered participants will receive a t-shirt, plus snacks and activities following the race.

Late or same-day registration is allowed, but preferred t-shirts sizes may or may not be available.

Participants MUST be at check-in before 8:45 AM on September 19, 2020.

Kids, strollers, & leashed pets are welcome!

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Our Mission

Community and Family Resources is dedicated to proactively assisting individuals, families, and communities achieve healthy behavior and lifestyle through advocacy, treatment, and prevention of substance abuse, problem gambling, and mental illness.

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in volunteering at the event? We have a variety of volunteer jobs and shifts available, and would love for you to join us! Volunteer sign-up will be posted closer to the event date.

Our event volunteers truly make this celebration possible!

You may contact with any volunteer-related questions.


For event-related questions, please click on the Contact the Organizers button on the left-hand side of this page.

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