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About Stride Over Stigma

Stride Over Stigma is a 5K run/walk for mental health.  October is National Depression Education and Awareness Month and The Fishers Running Club is organizing this event to raise money for The Peyton Riekhof Foundation for Youth Hope.  The foundation provides hope to the youth in the community by providing programs that educate, create awareness and destigmatize mental illness. 


The purpose of this 5K is to help those in our community learn more about the signs, symptoms, and treatment options for depression and other mental illnesses.  There will be health care providers available to screen depression and provide resources.

Ultimately, our goal is that all attendees understand that seeking help — either from a counselor, a trusted friend, or your community — is a sign of hope and strength.

About The Peyton Riekhof Foundation for Youth Hope

The Foundation is working to educate our community and schools on youth and teen mental health issues and suicide prevention. They provide and support community services and programs that decrease the stigma surrounding mental illness. To learn more about their work and impact visit



The Peyton Riekhof Foundation for Youth Hope

Community Health Network – Behavioral Health


Families First

Partnership for Healthy Hamilton County

Journey Counseling

Hamilton County of Systems of Care

Anxiety Center

Building a Refuge

Mission 22

St. Vincent Stress Center


Nickel Plate District

6 Municipal Drive

Fishers, IN US 46038


Packet pickup at 2:00 PM day of the race. Race starts at 3:00 PM Saturday, October 12th followed by music, food, and information on how you can eliminate the stigma of mental illness in our community.



To learn more about how you can partner with or sponsor Stride Over Stigma email us at


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