Shatterproof, a national nonprofit dedicated to ending the stigma of addiction, will host their second annual 5K Run/Walk in Kansas City as part of its Rise Up Against Addiction campaign. The event will be held on June 9 at Arrowhead Stadium, 1 Arrowhead Drive, Kansas City. Doors open at 8 a.m., with speakers at 9 a.m., and the walk beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Participants are invited to run/walk 5 kilometers to show support for anyone who has been touched by addiction and bring the disease of addiction into the light. Guests will have the opportunity to engage in activities geared towards uniting the community and promoting positive change. Highlights include: The Shatterproof Community Village, which will showcase substance use disorder resources from local organizations; The Memorial Gallery, featuring photos and stories of lost loved ones; a Celebrate Recovery area, a space to unite with hundreds of others in recovery; and more.
There will also be a presentation by local families touched by addiction and leading event sponsors.
Every dollar raised supports Shatterproof’s advocacy efforts, provides trusted, evidence-based resources for families, and ends the stigma of addiction.
For more information or to register for the 5K Run/Walk, visit https://www.shatterproof5k.org/kansascity