Racing for Recovery hosts annual run/walk event to prevent substance abuse

Courtesy: Racing for Recovery

TOLEDO, Ohio (13abc Action News) - Heroin is a growing problem across Ohio.

Racing for Recovery is one group providing addicts with the help they need. Today, they hosted a 5k and 10k walk/run event at Lourdes University in Sylvania.

Racing for Recovery offers professional counseling, intervention services and motivational speaking to help people overcome addiction. They offer a unique, holistic model for treating addiction.

The walk/run began at 9:30am and the closing ceremonies were held at 10:30am.