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MOVEMENT FOR MENTAL HEALTH

On June 26th and June 27th we will come together not only as a nation, but as a community in support of National PTSD Awareness Day and our shared mission to end veteran suicide.  We invite you to join us on June 26th and June 27th for Movement for Mental Health, a distance challenge that brings our community together to draw attention to veteran and active-duty military PTSD and suicide.

 

DATE

June 26-27, 2021

Saturday, June 26th marks the day that we hit 22 miles together.

Sunday, June 27th marks PTSD Awareness Day, where we will take a day of rest and remembrance, as well as show our support for PTSD Awareness by posting a turquoise square on our social media platforms.

 

LOCATION

Anywhere

 

THE MISSION

Complete a distance of 22 miles, symbolizing the 22 veterans that we lose to suicide every day.

 

THE MILES

We don’t care how you complete the mission, but we’re clocking a few different ways to participate:

Run it, walk it, ruck it, bike it, hike it… hell, you can Bear Crawl it if you want… just hit that 22 mark.

 

Knock it out solo, put a team together and complete the 22 as a group, or get a team of 22 together and knock out 1 mile each as a team-relay.

 

THE PLAN

Individual:  Complete 22 miles individually.

Team:  Complete 22 miles as a group.

Team-Relay:  Everyone on your team completes 1 mile, until 22 miles have been achieved by your group.

 

HOW TO SUPPORT

Solo:  Sign up  to complete 22 miles on June 26th

 

Recruit a Team:  Sign up as a team to complete 22 miles on June 26th, finishing as a group. There is no limit on the number of individuals that can be a part of your team.

 

Pass-It-On:  Sign up as a team, knocking out 22 miles on June 26th, relay-style.  There is no limit on the number of individuals that can be a part of your team.

 

Host a Movement for Mental Health Event:  Not the running- or rucking-type?  No problem — host an event with your community on June 26th in honor of Movement for Mental Health.

 

Registration closes on June 25th.

LEAD A TEAM

There is an option to sign up as a Team Lead.  This title comes with responsibilities, so gear up and put your leadership skills into practice.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Recruit your team
  • Register your team through give.fitops.org
  • Work with businesses and brands for team sponsorship
  • Coordinate social media shares and posts with your team
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