Los Angeles, CA – Each year the Walkathon is held in April, which also happens to be National Child Abuse Prevention Month and proceeds benefit Richstone Family Center and its programs to treat and prevent child abuse. National Child Abuse Prevention Month happens every April and is a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During the month of April and throughout the year, Richstone Family Center is encouraged to share child abuse and neglect prevention awareness strategies and activities and promote prevention across Los Angeles, California.
The 29th Annual Richstone Pier-to-Pier Walkathon is on Saturday, April 30, 2016 with check-in beginning at 7:30am at the Manhattan Beach Pier.To help Richstone Family Center build healthy families, this years event will feature many active and healthy lifestyle vendors including KIND Bar, Diabolo Beverage, Health Ade, Aleo Gloe, True Toniqs, Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Quest Bars, Baby Bootcamp and many others. Warm up classes will be hosted by Baby Bootcamp just before the Walkathon kicks off at 8:00am.
Participants will start at the Manhattan Beach Pier, travel to the Hermosa Beach Pier and return to Manhattan Beach Pier. Sponsors for this years Walkathon include Caskey & Caskey, Chevron, Skechers, Wells Fargo, King Harbor Marina, Torrance Memorial Center, NW Real Estate Brokers, Charles E. Thomas, along with many more.
Walkers and runners can register for the Walkathon by visiting RichstoneFamily.org
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