NAMI Southwestern Illinois




Race for Recovery & Walk for Awareness

Don't miss NAMI Southwestern Illinois’
Walk for Awareness • Race for Recovery 2013!

Racing results for our inaugural 5K Race for Recovery can be found by clicking on MetroMilers website:

  • Costumes
  • Contests
  • Picture with the Wier Llamas ($5)
  • Ask the Doctor/Therapist
  • Display Booths
  • Certified Race
  • Ballooninaries
  • T-Shirts
  • Family Friendly
  • Memory Pictures
  • Local Coupons
  • Prizes
  • Team Building Opportunity
NAMI SWI Walk for Mental HealthNAMI SWI Race for RecoveryNAMI SWI Runners on Levee

Mark O'Brien placed first in the overall race category. We also had winners determined by age group.* 

*Racing results can be found by clicking on MetroMilers website:

We had many firsts for this event:

  • First time 5K
  • First time in Alton
  • First time committee used
  • First time $20K cleared
  • First time over 350 walkers/runners
  • First time 100% board participation
  • First time with teams
  • First time reporter AND photographer present during walk/run
  • First time for Ballooninaries in honor or in memory of someone who has/had a mental health condition

Course Map

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Wier World Llamas & Alpacas

A Special Thank You to Julie Wier of Fairview Heights, IL for her continuing support of NAMI SWI