The Henrico County Drug Court will sponsor an inaugural 5k run/walk event Saturday, Sept. 30 to support the continued recovery of its participants and graduates.
The Henrico Drug Court Alumni 5k will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. at Deep Run Park, 9900 Ridgefield Parkway, and will include face painting, music, a bounce house, silent auction and other family fun. The race will start at 9 a.m.
The cost to participate is $25, or $15 using the online promotion code HENRICO, plus processing fees. To register, go to runsignup.com/Race/VA/Henrico/HenricoCountyDrugCourtAlumni5k. The registration deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 20.
The event will be part of a national recognition of September as Recovery Month. Proceeds will benefit Henrico Drug Court activities that promote the ongoing recovery of individuals who have graduated from the program. Established in 2003, the Drug Court strives to reduce crime and recidivism through timely intervention and comprehensive treatment of substance abusing offenders.
For information, call (804) 501-7596.