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Healthy Harvest 5K - Handle With Care: Supporting youth exposed to Trauma "Run/Walk for Mental Health"

Saturday October 26th, 2019

Gardner, MA

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The 3.1 mile family-friendly course starts and ends at Heywood Hospital and is targeted to all fitness levels; walk or run. Youth registration (within the Runner or Walker link) offers reduced fees: Ages 7-18 yrs are $15 & children 6 and under are free!

*Vendors  *Music  *Costumes Welcomed  *Tie-dye T-shirts  *Best time overall male and female prize: $50 gift card!

Winning runners across age groups will be crowned Harvest King, Queen and Court.

We are not offering a timed walk this year.


**This is a Rain OR Shine event**

Proceeds from this year’s event will be directed towards the development and launch of Handle With Care (HWC). Handle With Care is a trauma-sensitive community response to support children’s mental health and well-being following a traumatic event.

EARLY REGISTRATION - closes Oct. 18th at 5:00pm (includes guaranteed shirt in requested size)

ONLINE REGISTRATION - will close on Oct. 23rd. (note - we are offering extended sign-up date for ease of registration. Does NOT include shirt in requested size. You will have opportunity to claim shirt at event check-in from the order allotted)

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Start Location

242 Green Street, Gardner, MA

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