Phoenix Houses of New England will present the fifth annual Run! Walk! Ride! – For the Health of it! on Saturday, November 3, 2012, at Phoenix House Exeter Center, 251 Main Street, Exeter, R.I. (Rain date: Sunday, November 4). This celebration of life, health and wellness offers participants the choice of a 3K (1.8 mile) walk, a 5k (3.1-mile) run, or a 20+ mile ride through beautiful fall foliage in Southeastern Rhode Island. The day’s festivities – all open to the public also feature a health and fitness fair, Fit for Recovery!, and an old-fashioned barbecue and bake sale on the campus of Phoenix House Exeter Center. Proceeds from the event support the efforts of Phoenix Houses of New England to help individuals overcome substance abuse addiction. Beginning with registration at 9:00 a.m., the cyclists will set off at 10:00, followed by runners at 11:00 and walkers at 11:30. Fit for Recovery!, a health and fitness fair concurrent with the event, will feature yoga, aerobics, strength training, a drumming circle, as well as free information on bicycle safety, nutrition, substance abuse screening, and other wellness-related topics.
The registration fee is $25 per participant, $10 for seniors. Additional family members may participate at $10 per adult (18+) and $5 per adolescent (12+). Children under 12 are free. Additional information is available by telephone at 401 331 4250, extension 3210. Register now for this event!