NAMI 5K Run For Mental Health Set For Oct. 6 in Batavia

NAMI 5K Run For Mental Health Set For Oct. 6 in Batavia

The National Alliance For Mental Health is hosting its 2018 Run For Mental Health on Saturday, Oct. 6, in downtown Batavia.

The proceeds from each participant registration will benefit NAMI of Kane-South, DeKalb and Kendall Counties to help others who struggle with mental health conditions.

The run/walk along the Fox River Trail starts at the Peg Bond Community Center at 151 N. Island Ave., Batavia, IL at 9 a.m.

Advanced registration is $35, and all pre-registrants will receive a free technical racing shirt. Day-of registration is also available for $40.

All walkers and runners are welcome. Top finishers will receive trophies and medals. Register at

If you cannot participate, but would still like to show support for NAMI KDK, donations may be made at

Race Route


NAMI KDK (Kane-South, DeKalb and Kendall Counties) is a local resource for support of those with mental illness, their families, and their communities.

An affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization, NAMI KDK is dedicated to the eradication of the stigma of mental illness by improving the quality of life of all those striving for mental health wellness.

The mission of NAMI KDK is to provide support, education and advocacy for persons, family members, and communities dealing with mental health issues.

For further information, visit; email or call 630-896-6264.

SOURCE: NAMI KDK news release