Springfield, MO -- Friday night, September 2, 2011 over 200 runners and walkers participated in the NAMI Illuminating the Darkness 5K to help raise awareness for suicide prevention. The participants wearing glow-in-the-dark apparel lit up the Ozark Greenway's South Creek trail while spectators and volunteers cheered them on at the finish line.
The Nixa Running Group took home the trophy for the largest group with 29 members. Josh Steele (Pleasant Hope) and Rebekah Epps (Springfield) were the Overall Male and Female runners finishing with the time of 16:42 and 23:34 minutes respectively.
NAMI Age Group Report (PDF)