VOTED A JOLT WORTHY EVENT! Desert View Family Counseling will hold its 4th Annual Love for Thad 5k Walk/Run at Berg Park in Farmington, NM. Desert View Family Counseling goal is to bring awareness and prevention to suicide!
This will be the 4th Annual Love for Thad 5K and the 1st Annual Wellness Festival. Activities include sunrise yoga with Emily Faulkner, the 5K, the Wellness Festival, Speakers, Balloon Release for our loved ones, music and fun surprises! Proceeds go to Desert View Family Counseling.
About this event
We are working to break the stigma around suicide and help the community find their people in the community. We want you to connect with others! We can stop suicide if we come together, check in on one another and get help when we need it!
2019 Event schedule
- 6:00am- Packet pick-up
- 6:30am- Sunrise Yoga
- 7:45am- Race Line-up
- 8:00am- 5K Begins!
- 9:30am- Speakers
- 11:00am- Award Medals
- 12:00 Silent Auction/Festival/Music
- 5:00pm- Closing Speaker
- 5:30pm- Balloon Release
Thad was a 13 year old at Koogler Middle School when he died by suicide in 2014. He would have graduated this year and so the event is extra special! For more information please check out the Love for Thad Facebook page, Love for Thad 5K & Wellness Fitness Festival. To register for the event please go to Active.com.
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- Berg Park access, intersection of San Juan Blvd. and Scott Ave.