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What You Need to Know About the LifeAct Move for Mental Health 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

Are you ready to make a difference in the lives of young people and join the fight against teen suicide? Mark your calendars for this Sunday, September 10, 2023, for the inaugural “Move for Mental Health” event at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. In partnership with “World Suicide Prevention Day,” this 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk is a significant step towards preventing teen suicide one step at a time.

Elk + Elk partner, Marilena DiSilvio, has created a team called Diana’s Soul Mates in tribute to her sister. Join Marilena and Diana’s Soul Mates in this meaningful event by securing your spot.

Register now.

What’s Included in Your Registration?

  • Informational Booths: Explore booths by local mental health organizations to gain valuable insights into mental well-being.
  • Commemorative T-shirt: Receive a special “Move for Mental Health” shirt to remember this significant event.
  • Top Runner and Fundraising Awards: Celebrate outstanding achievements with awards for top runners and fundraisers.
  • Post-Race Snack: Enjoy a light snack to refuel after your race or walk.
  • Bonus: After the event, you can spend the day exploring the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.


  • 7:30 AM: Registration & Gates Open
  • 8:30 AM: 5K Race Begins
  • 8:45 AM: 1 Mile Walk Begins
  • 9:30 AM: Awards Ceremony
  • 10:00 AM: Zoo Opens to the Public

Let’s take steps together to prevent teen suicide, raise awareness about mental health, and create a stronger, more compassionate community.

For more information about LifeAct and their mission, visit LifeAct.