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Light for Kara 5K for Maternal Mental Health

  • Calf Pasture Beach Calf Pasture Beach Road Norwalk, CT, 06855 United States (map)

This event is a 5K to raise awareness for Maternal Mental Health hosted by Light for Kara and Postpartum Support International Connecticut Chapter, in Memory of Kara Kovlakas.  Did you know?...1 in 7 women will experience a Perinatal Mood or Anxiety Disorder (PMAD) during pregnancy or postpartum.  Postpartum Depression is the #1 complication of childbirth.  Dads and non-carrying partners can get PMADs too.  

Events include a 5k (3.1mi) timed run & walk, a one mile untimed walk and a free kids run.

To register for this race please visit (opens 7/22):

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