July 29, 2017
Start location: Jubilee College State Park, Quail Meadow Site
City/State: Brimfield, IL
Start time: 7:55 am Distances & Categories:
Founded by the family and friends of Whitney Grotts, following her death by suicide in 2004, Whitney’s Walk For Life was created to increase awareness about the tragedy of teen suicide. Working with local survivors, schools and mental health advocates, Whitney’s Walk For Life takes proactive steps for increasing depression awareness and suicide prevention programs in the Central Illinois area.
Saturday, July 29, 2017
at Jubilee College State Park
5K Run begins at 7:55 a.m.
5K Walk begins at 8 a.m.
Children (12 & under): $15
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.
Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death among those ages 15 to 24.
Since 2004, Whitney’s Walk has raised over $1.2 million for LOCAL suicide prevention programs! YOU become part of the solution through your support of Whitney’s Walk!
NEW THIS YEAR
JOIN US FOR BRUNCH
After the Walk, the Holiday Inn & Suites Peoria at Grand Prairie will host a brunch buffet from 9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
Price is $15 for adults, $8 for children with a portion of all proceeds coming back to Whitney’s Walk.
For more information about this event, visit www.whitneyswalk.com
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