Walk for Wellness

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  • 02.23.2019 @ 08:00 AM
  • San Juan Capistrano , California
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About This Event
Strength Over Silence (SOS) invites people of all ages to participate in the First Annual Walk for Wellness. The goal of SOS is to raise public awareness about mental health and suicide prevention. SOS is a student-led organization, developed and executed by the award-winning Future Problem Solvers Club at San Juan Hills High School.

The Walk for Wellness features a walk on the peaceful and scenic San Juan Hills High School track from 8:00 am to Noon. Although participants will set their own pace and duration, we encourage everyone to try to complete at least 12 laps (3 miles). This fun and educational event will include:

*Free "R U Ok?" book written by Kristi Hugstad
*Live music by Los Rios Rock School
*Educational booths
*Free t-shirts
*Food trucks
*Opportunity drawings
*Prizes
*Free parking

During the event, SOS will be handing out blue and purple satin ribbons and beads that participants can wear in honor of a friend or family member who has been impacted by mental illness.

Proceeds raised from the Walk will be donated to St. Joseph's Hospital and used to support the Future Problem Solver Club at San Juan Hills High School.
Course
The walk will take place at the track at San Juan Hills High School.
Awards
Awards will be given to teams with the most spirited themes and costumes. Awards will be provided by our generous sponsors.
T-Shirts/ Merchandise
If participants register by February 8th, they will be given a custom t-shirt at the event!
Raffle
Participants will be given raffle tickets for walking around the track and engaging in the activity booths. The raffled items are from the following generous sponsors: Orange Theory, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Ellie's Table, Chick-Fil-A, Ocean Physical Therapy, Nekter, Target, the San Juan Hills Golf Club, and Coffee Importers. Winners will be drawn, and you must be present to win.
Donations
Donations can be made at our website: https://www.strengthoversilence.net or at the event. All donations will be tax deductible. Money raised from the Walk for Wellness will be used to support St. Joseph's Hospital and Mental Health Ward.
Volunteer Registration
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I know that participating or volunteering in a walk is a potentially hazardous activity, which could cause injury or death. I will not participate unless I am medically able and properly attired, and by my signature, I certify that I am medically able to participate in this event, and I am in good health. I agree to abide by any decision of the FPS Club of San Juan Hills High School relative to any aspect of my participation in this event, including the right of any official to deny or suspend my participation for any reason whatsoever. I attest that I have read the rules of the walk and agree to abide by them. I assume all risks associated with participating in this event, including but no limited to: falls, contact with other participants, the effects of the weather, including high heat and/or humidity, traffic and the conditions of the school, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. I understand that bicycles, skateboards, roller skates or roller blades, and animals are not allowed at the event. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts and inconsideration of your accepting my entry, I, for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release the Walk for Wellness, the city of San Juan Capistrano, the Future Problem Solvers Club, San Juan Hills High School, Capistrano Unified School District, St. Joseph's Hospital, and all event sponsors, their representatives and successors from all claims or liabilities of any kind arising out of my participation in this event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the persons named in this waiver. I grant permission to all of the foregoing to use my photographs, motion pictures, recordings or any other record of this event for any legitimate purpose. I understand that this event does not provide for refunds in the event of a cancellation, and by signing this waiver, I consent that I am not entitled to a refund if the event is cancelled before or during the event. SecureFeeā„¢ Registration Cancellation Insurance is offered in most states. If purchased, your registration may be covered for one of the covered reasons stated in the policy.