Erin Shares Her Family #WhyWeRun Story

October 6, 2016 –  I walked out of hot yoga to drive home, I pulled out my phone to 20 missed calls from various family members. When I got ahold of my older brother, with tears streaming down my face and a trembling voice, I said, “Is it over? Did it happen?” Matt quietly confirmed, “Yes, he’s gone.” For the previous …

Two-Part Takeover Kicks Off Race Week

To kick off this year’s Warrior Run Virtual Race Week, we had a super special two-part takeover for #freeyourmindfriday! Brooke Kelly and Emma Benz took over our Insta stories to talk about mental health and what the Warrior Run means to them. Check out their bios below! Brooke’s story: The Warrior Run each year marks another year I have stayed …

Pre-Race Warrior Run Throwback

This week for #WarriorWednesday, as we approached race week, we wanted to do a little throwback to last year’s Warrior Run. We’re definitely going to miss seeing all of you in person this year, but we’re looking forward to seeing all the amazing ways our Warriors build a virtual race community! Due to COVID restrictions, this year’s Warrior Run looks …

Erin Shares Her #FindYourPath Story

This week for #WarriorWednesday, Erin Horn shared her #FindYourPath story. Her family has been participating in the Warrior Run since 2017, and they run in honor of her brother, who lost his years-long battle with substance abuse as a result of underlying mental health conditions. Erin’s family loves to participate in the Warrior Run because they feel it’s a great …

Madeira High School Students Raise Funds for 1N5

As part of a Madeira High School entrepreneur class, six students started a non-profit group called BRAVE. They partnered with 1N5. BRAVE members sold products and created and promoted events to raise money to donate to 1N5. In addition, they held a seminar at the end of the semester addressing the importance of reducing the stigma around mental health. On …

1N5 Hosts 10th Annual Warrior Run

On Saturday, October 5th, 1N5 hosted the Warrior Run at the Mariemont Bell Tower Park. The Warrior Run, which aims to raise awareness about suicide and to stop the stigma surrounding mental illness, celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. This year, there were approximately 3,500 participants in the event and about 350 volunteers who helped make race day a success …

Jillian Shares Her #whywerun Story

It’s #warriorwednesday, and Jillian’s will be the last #whywerun story before the Warrior Run! I started running after my sister Beth passed away from suicide on November 5, 2016 at just 34 years old after a long and debilitating battle with depression.  Shortly after her death, I gave into a friend who wanted a running partner. I hated running, loathed …