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2024 TEEN

5k RACE OF HOPE TO DEFEAT DEPRESSION

Pier 76 • Hudson River Park
408 12th Ave West, Manhattan, NY 10018

May 19, 2024

Race Start time: 10:00 a.m.

Teens, Families, Friends & Teachers Welcome

THIS RACE IS FOR ALL WHO CARE ABOUT TEEN MENTAL HEALTH

The state of teen mental health across the nation is urgent. According to the CDC:

  • More than one in three high school students has experienced sadness or hopelessness, a 40% increase since 2009.

  • Every day, almost 4,000 children and teens attempt suicide.

  • Suicide is the second leading cause of death for teens ages 15 to 19.

  • More than half of parents and caregivers express concern over their children's mental well-being.

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, the Teen Race of Hope has been created by teens with Hope for Depression Research Foundation to:

  • Share facts about depression and treatment

  • Fight the stigma still surrounding mental health

  • Fundraise for advanced research on depression

  • Reinforce connection in school communities, because that is a powerful protective factor in future mental health

"Young people who feel connected in middle school and high school 20 years later have better mental health …. are less likely to use substances and are less likely to attempt suicide.  School connectedness is a very powerful protective factor."
-- Dr. Kathleen Ethier, CDC Director of Adolescent and School Health

2024 TEEN RACE OF HOPE STUDENT AMBASSADORS

student ambassadors
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Hayden Lucas

LEAD AMBASSADOR

Dwight School

Class of 2024

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Alva Carlston

Phillips Exeter Academy

Class of 2026

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Tanner Klipstein

Speyer Legacy

Class of 2028

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Gui Sequeira

Dwight School

Class of 2024

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Noelle Saldana

LEAD AMBASSADOR

Fieldston School

Class of 2025

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Ethan Criollo

John Bowne H.S.

Class of 2024

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Ruby McKillips

Marymount

Class of 2024

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Ai Vy Shulman

Chapin School

Class of 2024

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Mia Abramson

Dwight

Class of 2024

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Hannah Diker

Dalton

Class of 2025

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Summer Nelson

Marymount

Class of 2024

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Jennifer Tatu

MCSM

Class of 2024

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Marni Arons

Grace Church

Class of 2024

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Sophie Higgins

Chapin School

Class of 2024

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Sophia Rossi

Red Bank Catholic

Class of 2025

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Sienna Vadi

Trevor Day

Class of 2027

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Anysa Bickici

Dalton School

Class of 2025

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Abigail Kidd

Nightingale-Bamford

Class of 2026

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Bryan Samaniego

Renaissance Charter

Class of 2025

TEEN RACE OF HOPE

Join us in New York at Hudson River Park in May 2024 for the NYC Teen Race of Hope to Defeat Depression 5k!

 

Sign up and join us on race day to be a part of the excitement with fellow participants.

 

100% of your race registration will fund depression research!

5K | NEW YORK, NY

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JOIN US ON RACE DAY:
Pier 76 • Hudson River Park

408 12th Ave West, Manhattan, NY 10018

  • Sunday, May 19, 2024

  • Race starts at 10:00 A.M. ET

  • Walk or run the course

  • 5k distance

  • Strollers & dogs welcome (back of last corral only)

  • Rain or shine event

  • No refunds

GET READY TO RACE

JOIN US IN NEW YORK, NY

Join Hope for Depression Research Foundation at the 2024 Teen New York 5k Race of Hope to Defeat Depression. All Race of Hope events raise awareness and funds for urgent depression research.

The 5k (3.1 mile) race route is a beautiful run/walk around Hudson River Park starting at 10:00 a.m. Teens and families will come from New York City schools to unite as a community and raise awareness in the fight to defeat depression.

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HOW TO RACE LIKE A PRO!

YOU'RE IN!… Now what? Read our Race Like A Pro guide to make the most of your NY Teen  Race of Hope 5k to Defeat Depression experience from sign-up to after you've crossed the finish line. We are so excited to share your race with you!

RACE PERKS

The first 100 NY Teen Race of Hope participants to pickup a race packet will receive this amazing race kit:

  • Shirt

  • Hat

  • Race Bib

  • Finisher Medals for all racers!

SAY YELLOW TO GEAR!

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