We are your neighbors, the
kids down the street, the business owner up the street. We are the
doctors who take care of you, the parents who care for you. We are the
people who are affected by drug abuse as well as those who abuse drugs.
We are everyone in the world.
Our purpose is twofold; to raise awareness of and money for drug abuse prevention. Our focus is mainly on kids including teens. It is our aim to not merely present this to children but rather to actively involve them, making this their issue.
The main event is the quarter mile run for kids of all ages (so far ages 2-80) where everyone who crosses the finish line wins a medal that says, "I'm a winner, I don't do drugs". From there what you want to do with the event is up to you. You can add a mile run for teens, 5K run and walk, field events, relays even on up to a 24 hour relay. The only limitations are your imagination and determination.
You may also
consider doing the Run Drugs Out of Drugs Run as a
relay and have each class run as a team. If you are working with
middle or high school students they may be more interested in doing a
Relay 4 Us where they can raise thousands of dollars for their
This site was last updated 06/01/13