The Second Annual Phoenix House Run! Walk! Ride!—For the Health of It! will take place on Saturday, October 17, 2009 (rain date: Sunday, October 18), with Fit for Recovery!—a Health and Fitness Fair, as an added attraction.
This exhilarating and fun-filled celebration of life, health and wellness demonstrates Phoenix Houses of New England’s commitment to individuals struggling to overcome substance abuse, one of the greatest threats to their lives-and to the entire community. Phoenix House Freedom Run! Walk! Ride! offers participants the choice of a 3K (1.8 mile) walk, a 5K (3.1 mile) run, or a 20-mile+ bicycle ride through the beautiful country roads of southeastern Rhode Island. Kicking off with registration at 9:00 a.m. at Phoenix House Exeter, 251 Main Street, Exeter, Rhode Island, the day’s events will also include Fit for Recovery!—a Health and Fitness Fair. The festivities will end with an old-fashioned barbecue lunch.
Date: Saturday, October 17, 2009
Rain Date: Sunday, October 18, 2009
FIT FOR RECOVERY
Health and Fitness Fair
10:00 Bike Rally (20+ miles)
11:00 5K (3.1 mile) Run
11:30 3K (1.8 mile) Walk
12:00 Barbecue, Bake Sale
Phoenix House Exeter Center
251 Main Street
Exeter, Rhode Island 02822
From the North:
Take Interstate Rte. 95 South to Exit 9, Route 4 South (left-hand exit). Continue south on Rte. 4 for 6.2 miles to Exit 5B (Route 102 North). Exit sign is marked “Exeter–RI Veterans’ Cemetery.” Continue on Rte. 102 North for 1 mile. Turn LEFT at traffic light onto Route 2 South (South County Trail). Continue 2.4 miles on Rte. 2, turning RIGHT onto Main Street. Note signs reading “Rhode Island Job Corps Academy” and “Phoenix House.” Continue on Main Street 0.2 miles, bearing RIGHT at fork before the Job Corps Academy. Follow road to Phoenix House Exeter Center.
From the South:
Take Interstate Rte. 95 North to Exit 5A, RI-Rte 102 South, Victory Highway, toward North Kingstown. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto Nooseneck Hill Road, RI- 102/RI-3/Victory Highway for .02 miles. Turn LEFT onto Victory Highway. Follow 7.4 miles to intersection with RI-Rte 2 (Oatley’s will be on your left.) At light, turn RIGHT onto RI-Rte. 2, South County Trail. Continue 2.4 miles on RI-Rte. 2, turning RIGHT onto Main Street. Note signs reading “Rhode Island Job Corps Academy” and “Phoenix House.” Continue on Main Street 0.2 miles, bearing RIGHT at fork before the Job Corps Academy. Follow road to Phoenix House Exeter Center.