Dig out your brightest, neon colors and run Virtually for the
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Lite Up The Nite Run/Walk for Mental Health Virtual 5k.
Thursday, June 4th - 19th
We want to assure you that we take the health and well-being of our community, athletes, staff and volunteers very seriously. On the recommendation of state leaders we have made the difficult decision not to hold the live Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare Lite Up the Nite 5K. We will miss seeing you in person, and although the race cannot take place as originally planned, we do have options for you!
We've added a Virtual option for the Harvard Pilgrim HealthCare Lite Up the Nite 5K and the entire 2020 race series! If you've already registered for this event - we have have options for you! Visit our FAQ's page for details.
This event supports the The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, it appears likely that there is substantial increases in anxiety and depression, substance use, loneliness, and domestic violence. Which means they need our help more than ever.
COVID-19 can have serious effect on people with mental health disorders.
Experts say people with severe mental illness face serious issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.
They say people with mental illness have lifestyles that increase their risk for contracting the new coronavirus.
They also have more underlying health conditions that raise their risk for developing more serious cases of COVID-19 if they contract the virus.
In addition, mental health facilities could face additional strain as more of their clients are diagnosed with COVID-19.
YOUR MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS IS OUR TOP PRIORITY
THE MENTAL HEALTH CENTER MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE TEAM IS AVAILABLE 24/7. CALL 800-688-3544
Official Charity of 2020 Lite Up the Nite 5K
• EVENT DETAILS •
EVENT DATE & TIME
Thursday, June 4, 2020 • Start anytime you wish - You have from June 4th until June 19th to complete the virtual 5K run.
You can run, jog, or walk on the road, trail, treadmill, track. It's your race, your pace, your location.
Online registration is currently open and available until June 17th by CLICKING HERE!
Prizes will be awarded to our 1st place male/female finishers. Names will be announced on our social media channels. Winners will be contacted via email.
CURBSIDE SWAG PICK-UP
As of today, we will have curbside pickup Monday, June 22nd. Keep in mind that this date may have to be rescheduled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Further details will be emailed soon.
INCLUDED WITH YOUR REGISTRATION
• Race t-shirt for the guys and race tank top for the ladies, if registered before 6/1/20.
• Print at home bib
• Downloadable finishers certificate
It's your course on your terms!
Should you wish to run the Lite Up The Nite 5K race course CLICK HERE for the course map.
UPLOADING MY RESULTS
There are many ways to submit your results. Here are your options:
FROM EMAIL OR TEXT MESSAGE: You will receive an email and or text from us with instructions and a link to submit your results instructions.
FROM OUR RESULTS PAGE: www.totalimagerunning.com/Results >> Click the Lite Up the Nite Virtual 5K link >> Click the Submit Virtual Results button at the top
All results will automatically post to our Total Image Running RESULTS page.
OFFICIAL CHARITY - MENTAL HEALTH CENTER OF GREATER MANCHESTER
The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester is a private, nonprofit community mental wellness center, which means they are uniquely able to provide the services and programs you need. They have access to diverse treatment options and facilities, and their highly-trained staff deliver individualized and compassionate care. Since 1960, they have served children, teens, adults and seniors from the greater Manchester area, providing help and treatment regardless of age, diagnosis or ability to pay. For more info visit https://www.mhcgm.org/
Mental illness is more common than most people realize.
- Five of the top 10 illnesses that contribute to disability or premature death are mental illnesses.
- Mental illness affects 1 in 5 people at any point throughout their lifetime.
- Depression is the most prevalent form of mental illness and is expected to become the second most disabling illness by 2020.
2020 Race T-Shirt or Tank Top (if registered prior to 6/1/20