Freedom Run! Walk! Ride! – For the Health of It!

Thursday, October 6th, 2011


Phoenix Houses of New EnglandFreedom Run! Walk! Ride!—For the Health of It! Presents

Freedom Run! Walk! Ride!—For the Health of It!
Phoenix Houses of New England will present the fourth annual Phoenix House Freedom Run! Walk! Ride!—For the Health of It! on Saturday, October 15, 2011, at Phoenix House Exeter Center, 251 Main Street, Exeter, R.I.  (Rain date:  October 16, 2011).  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 bicycle 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 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 the Rhode Island Blood Center’s Blood Mobile, demonstrations of yoga, aerobics and strength training, as well as free information on bicycle safety, nutrition, blood pressure, 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. Individuals may register online at, following the link to Run! Walk! Ride! Additional information is available by telephone at 1 888 671 9392.

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