... they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.

                - Isaiah 40:31


Reason To Run is a recognized 501(c)3 organization through the Road Runners Club of America, group exemption status with the IRS.  

Fed ID # 47-5533711

About The Program

The Reason to Run CCCF Run Program includes the following:
  • General population (GP) run group (meets weekly in minimum security)
  • Two drug and alcohol treatment run groups (each group meets twice a week)
  • Stomp Out Abuse 5K/10K race (takes place in the spring)
  • Race for the Cure Inside 5K (takes place in the fall)
  • Post-release run care packages

We successfully piloted a general population run group in medium/maximum security this winter and are looking forward to adding regular run groups for those ladies.

The running training groups provide the following:
  • Weekly or twice weekly training sessions
  • Coaching from an RRCA trained coach and experienced runner volunteers
  • Guest speakers including professional personal trainers and experienced runners who are also recovering addicts
  • 5K and 10K training plans
  • Timed 5K fun runs
  • Monthly runner yoga sessions provided by a professional yoga instructor
  • Outdoor bootcamp and strength training
  • Speed work sessions
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