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Riverstone Park

1805 Tilford Lane

Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

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Welcome to the 11th annual Break the Silence 5k walk for suicide prevention and awareness hosted by the Suicide Prevention Action Network of North Idaho.

Join us on Saturday, September 14th, for the 11th annual Break the Silence 5K walk (run, jog, or however you roll)! Our walk is to remember those lost to suicide, raise awareness of this public health issue, and promote local mental health resources.

Registration to walk is FREE; unless with your registration you want to purchase a 2019 Break the Silence t-shirt featuring our new SPAN of North Idaho logo for $30.00. Of course, donations are always appreciated.

The Break the Silence walk launches at the beautiful Riverstone Park, and continues along the marked pathway to the turn-around sign located at the halfway point where water and snacks will be waiting to fuel you for your return to the starting point. Have no fear, the "Break the Silence" trail will be clearly marked so you won't get lost. Upon your return to Riverstone Park, there will be plenty of water, light snacks, and music, music music to enjoy!

Visit the vender tables between 8:30 am and 12:30 pm to aquaint yourself with the many local mental health wellness and crisis resources available to you in our community.


Schedule (times are approximate):

8:30 a.m.- 9:35 a.m. On-site registration opens / Pre-registered Check in opens

8:30 a.m.- 9:40 a.m. Music by local celebrity DJ Alejandro / Resource tables open

9:40 a.m. Presentation of Colors and Invocation

9:50 a.m. Guest Speaker

10:00 a.m. Walk launches

10:00 a.m. - 12:30 pm Music / Resource tables open

We couldn't do this without these generous sponsors:

  • Parker Subaru

  • Optum

  • Region 1 Behavioural Health Board

  • Panhandle Health District



All proceeds and donations from this event benefit Suicide Prevention Action Network of North Idaho. All monies are used within our community to provide suicide prevention material, trainings, and community outreach.


FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Absolutely not!! All ages are welcome to walk. However, 12 and under should be accompanied by an adult.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is available at the park; additional vehicle parking areas are located within reasonable walking distance to the starting point; and on street parking is allowed in some areas. SPAN has coordinated with a number of businesses to utilize their parking area for this event. Watch for "Parking" signs!

What can I bring into the event?

Kids, strollers, wagons, wheelchairs and leashed dogs are welcome!

Beverages and light snacks will be available at the start/finish of the walk. However if you desire some along the way, please feel free to pack them. (Remember to dispose of your trash/recyclables in a responsible manner.)

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You may contact the event organizer at 208-415-5103, or by email at SPANNorth@gmail.com.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, we will have your registration information at the sign-in desk. You can even register that morning!

Is same day regisration available?

Yes, you may register the morning of the walk. We will accept cash or debit/credit card for your registration with a T-Shirt, but please keep in mind that we cannot guarantee a t-shirt with late registration. We will have a limited supply and sizes on the day of the event. We encourage you to register early if you want a t-shirt. Registration without a t-shirt is free; but we still require you to register. (Donations are also happily accepted!)

Will the trail route be marked?

Yes, the trail route will be marked, and volunteers will be on the trail to provide assistance if needed.

I don't want a cool "Break the Silence" t-shirt, do I still need to register?

Yes, all walkers are required to register so we have a head count for beverages and snacks.

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Riverstone Park

1805 Tilford Lane

Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

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