Sedalia, Missouri – Aug. 17, 2022 – State Fair Community College’s Student Life will host a “Light the Darkness” glow run/walk at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 17, on the Sedalia campus. The 5K and one-mile course is sponsored by local businesses and community partners. This is a no-cost, family event; however, registration is required to participate.
September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and the purpose of this community event is to raise awareness for mental health, suicide prevention and well-being. The college provides awareness programs each academic year about social issues such as abuse, sexual assault, addictions, safety, diversity, and wellness, and offers SFCC Cares resources to students and employees such as free counseling.
The first 150 participants to register will receive a free T-shirt. Medals will be awarded to the top three finishers in the 5K in all age categories.
Pre-register at http://bitly.ws/trNq by Sept. 15. Same-day registration will be available at 7 p.m. on Sept. 17 in the tent in front of Yeater Learning Center where participants also can pick up bibs and T-shirts (for the first 150 registered). To view the courses, click sfccmo.edu/files/about/glowrunwalkmaps.pdf.
The parking lot in front of Yeater Center will be closed; participants will need to park in the lot on Clarendon Road by the new Olen Howard Workforce Innovation Center.
For more information, contact Hannah Hartung, Student Engagement Coordinator, at (660) 596-7173 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.