United by Trauma Runs and Rocks in Newmarket, Ontario

Now in its third year, the event features one, five and 10 kilometre runs, a rock concert, classic car show, police ‘iron dog’ challenge and a kids activity area. About 1,500 people are expected to attend, including 800 runners. Proceeds will benefit local emergency responder post-traumatic stress disorder outreach programs, including United’s Ernie’s Journey therapy dog initiative. 
The event also helps raise awareness and reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues that exists within the emergency responder communities.

Read the full story on YorkRegion.com.

Source: www.yorkregion.com

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