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Lace up your sneakers and get ready to run, walk or stroll – the 12th annual MHA on the move 5K run/walk is THIS weekend!

The event, which takes place rain or shine, kicks off at 8:00 am with registration and check-in, followed by the kids' one-mile race at 9:00, a guided meditation at 9:35 and the 5K run/walk at 9:45. We will also be raffling off fantastic prizes, including the two grand prize bicycles pictured here! 

Online registration closes Friday, April 29th, at 11:59pm, so be sure to sign up before then for discounted $25 registration fee. You can also register in-person at the event for $30.

Already registered? We can't wait to see you on Sunday!


Event Information & Timeline

Eight-time Emmy Award winner and CBS News Reporter Lou Young kicks off the family-friendly morning kicks off at 8:00 a.m. in FDR State Park in Yorktown Heights, and the event, co-chaired by supporters Ann Laitman, M.D. and Gerald Stern, includes a one-mile kids’ race, a 5K run/walk for adults and families, raffles, entertainment and more. For the first time ever, participants will have the chance to warm up their minds with a pre-race guided meditation, led by Stephanie Filardi of Bronxville Wellness Sanctuary.

Need some extra inspiration before you hit "sign up"? Check out Amy Collins' special guest post and then click here to register for the race. Can't attend? Start your own fundraiser to support MHA!

  • Medals awarded to top male/female in each age category, as well as overall male/female
  • All kids' race participants receive ribbons; medals awarded for top three boys and girls
  • Guided meditation by Stephanie Filardi, co-founder of Bronxville Wellness Sanctuary
  • Strollers and pets welcome
  • Free t-shirt for all registrants and exciting raffle prizes
  • Official times from Taconic Road Runners Club

Sunday, May 1, 2016
FDR State Park, Yorktown Heights, Lot 1

  • 8:00am: Check-in or register while enjoying refreshments and entertainment
  • 9:00am: Cheer on kids ages four to 10 as they compete in the one-mile race
  • 9:35am: Warm up your mind with a guided meditation led by Stephanie Filardi of Bronxville Wellness Sanctuary
  • 9:45am: Lace up your sneakers, stretch those hamstrings, and get ready to move – the 5K run/walk starts now

All proceeds directly benefit The Mental Health Association of Westchester, so register today and get ready to move for mental health!