Mind Over Matter
The MOM mission is simple: To erase the stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide, provide hope, and raise funding for life-saving programs. Since its inception in 2006, the MOM Race has brought thousands of people together to celebrate life, strengthen community, and raise more than $200,000 for local brain research, suicide prevention programming, and crisis intervention services.
Has your life been touched by mental illness or suicide? Are you looking to connect with others to help erase the stigma, or just participate in a local 5K for a good cause? If so, please join us on Saturday, May 7 in Royal Oak for the 11th Annual MOM Race for Mental Health Awareness and Suicide Prevention. The 5K run/walk starts at 10 AM from Starr Jaycee Park and takes place in the beautiful Vinsetta neighborhoods between 12 Mile and Main St. The MOM Race is a USATF-certified 5K featuring age group awards, a team challenge competition, plentiful refreshments, free raffle prizes, live music and more! Proceeds from the 2016 MOM Race will benefit brain research at The University of Michigan Depression Center, suicide prevention programming by KnowResolve, and crisis intervention services provided by Common Ground.