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Race in Recovery 5K Walk/Run Returns October 13, 2017

October 4, 2017

The Georgia Department of Community Supervision (DCS) is one of several agencies co-sponsoring The  2nd annual Race In Recovery 5K Walk/Run, presented by The Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, on Friday, October 13, 2017 in downtown Atlanta’s Grant Park.

 

This year’s theme is “Removing Hurdles and Raising Hope”.  The event is an intra-agency partnership to end stigma, promote mental health, and highlight Georgia’s successful re-entry programs and resources.

 

Entry fee is $21. Click here to register for the race.

 

Race partners include Department of Community Affairs, Department of Community Health

Department of Corrections, Department of Human Services, Department of Juvenile Justice, Department of Labor, Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency, and State Board of Pardons and Paroles


 

Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m. Participants will enjoy a program of speakers before the race begins at 9:00 a.m. Individuals who registered before September 30th will receive a t-shirt, box lunch and a chance to win a medal.

 

For more information on the event: visit dcs.ga.gov or dbhdd.ga.gov

 

About The Georgia Department of Community Supervision:

 

The Department of Community Supervision is responsible for the community-based supervision of more than 200,000 adult felony offenders, and Class A and Class B designated juvenile offenders.

 

It is the mission of the Georgia Department of Community Supervision to protect and serve all Georgia citizens through effective and efficient offender supervision in our communities while providing opportunities for successful outcomes. DCS employs evidence-based practices to hold offenders accountable and reduce the state’s recidivism rate. For more information, visit dcs.georgia.gov.