Springfield, MO - Friday, August 23, 2013, NAMI Southwest Missouri hosted the Annual Illuminating the Darkness 5K Run for Suicide Prevention at the Forest Institute. Participants ran/walked along the Southcreek Trail, received a Glow in the Dark t-shirt and enjoyed PIZZA after the race!
Thank you to all the sponsors, volunteers and participants for coming out and helping to support such a great cause!.
Suicide is the eleventh leading cause of death in the U.S., and the third leading cause of death for ages 10 to 24 years. More than 90 percent of those who die by suicide have a diagnosable mental disorder. For more information about all of NAMI's services you may contact 864-7119 or visit NAMI Southwest Missouri
Team Award - The largest group/team award went to the Honey Badgers...for the 2ND YEAR IN A ROW!!
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|Rapid Thigh Movement||14|
|Fit Club 4 Clerks||6|