Monday, August 11, 2014

Race Highlights Drug Overdose Dangers for 16 years

It's Relevant (Norwalk, CT) August 9, 2014

"It's a race that has been raising awareness on the dangers of drugs for years.

'This running race is bittersweet, every time I come down here, I have a tear in my eye,' said Ginger Katz, Founder and CEO of the Courage to Speak Foundation.

Over 150 runners took their mark at Calf Pasture Beach early Saturday morning for the 16th Annual Ian Eaccarino Memorial 9-mile race, to remember a young man who lost his life to a drug overdose 18 years ago. After losing her 20 year old son, Ian Eaccarino to an overdose, Ginger Katz began reaching out to drug prevention resources and established the Courage To Speak Foundation in 1996." Read more

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