The fifth annual Heart and Sole 5K Run/Walk will help support programs at Tri-County Mental Health Services. The event will be Saturday, April 30 at Happy Rock Park, 7600 NE Antioch Rd., Gladstone.
Besides the new spring date, the event this year will help support mental health programs in Clay, Platte and Ray counties, raise awareness and reduce stigma for children and families challenged with mental illness. New prizes include $150 worth of gift cards at Zona Rosa for male and female racers with the fastest completion times.
The event is held on the beautiful trail through parts of the original Maple Woods forest.
Registration and check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. with the run at 8:30 a.m. followed shortly after by walkers. A Kids Run 50-yard-dash will be held at 9:30 a.m.
More information and online signup is at www.tri-countyheartandsole5k.org.