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2019 Allston-Brighton 5K Walk for Recovery

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DCR Artesani/Herter Park

1175 Soliders Field Road

Brighton, Massachusetts 02135

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Please join the Allston-Brighton Substance Abuse Task Force and community partners for the 2019 Allston-Brighton 5K Walk for Recovery.

The Walk will take place on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at DCR Artesani/Herter Park: 1175 Soldiers Field Rd Brighton, MA 02135. Registration starts at 9 am. This location is accessible by the MBTA.

Don’t forget to bring your recovery spirit! If you are affiliated with a prevention, treatment or recovery organization, represent by wearing your group’s swag or organizing your members to walk together.

The Allston-Brighton 5K Walk for Recovery will include:

  • Recovery speakers
  • DJ
  • Free t-shirts and other swag
  • Free refreshments
  • Face painting and children's games
  • Narcan training and distribution
  • An opportunity to meet with your elected officials
  • Information about recovery and treatment



FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Who should participate in the Walk?

All people who are in or are seeking recovery from addiction, and those who wish to support them.

When is the event?

Sunday, October 6, 2019 at 9:00 a.m

Registration for the Walk opens at 9:00 a.m.

The walk begins at 10:00 a.m.

The event will end at 12:30 p.m.

Where is the event?

DCR Artesani/Herter Park,

1175 Soldiers Field Rd.

Brighton, MA 02135

How do I get to DCR Artesani/Herter Park?

DCR Artesani/ Herter Park is accessible by the MBTA. There is also parking available.

How do I register for the event?

Registration can be completed at the Walk or through our Eventbrite page.

Do I have to pay to participate in the Walk?

No, but there is a suggested donation of $20.

Do you accept checks or electronic payments?

You can submit electronic donations through our Eventbrite (click the Register button). At the Walk, we will only accept checks and cash.

Can I bring my children?

Yes! Children are welcome. Pets too!

I want to volunteer! How do I sign-up?

We need volunteers to help with set-up, clean-up, greeting, and refreshments. To sign up as a volunteer or sponsor for the event, please contact the Allston-Brighton Substance Abuse Task Force staff with your name, contact information, and preferred volunteer role.

Helen Connolly

helen.connolly@steward.org

(617) 789-2967

OR

Caitlin Abber

caitlin.abber@steward.org

(617) 789-2140

What if it rains?

The Walk will go on, rain or shine!

Who do I contact with questions about the Walk?

Helen Connolly

helen.connolly@steward.org

(617) 789-2967

OR

Caitlin Abber

caitlin.abber@steward.org

(617) 789-2140

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