MANSFIELD â€” Natchaug Hospital is hosting its second annual â€śFun Run & Nature Walkâ€ť on Nipmuck Trail on Saturday.
The 5K walk/run will be on the east branch of the Nipmuck Trail.
The event kicks off at 8:30 a.m. with registration at Natchaug Hospital, 189 Storrs Road.
Heats of participants will then be transported to and from the start/finish line from the main hospital.
The cost per runner or walker is $40, which includes a T-shirt and lunch.
All the proceeds from the event will support Natchaugâ€™s clients and programs. No donations will go toward salaries or wages.
Donations are tax-deductible.
Ashley Laprade, a fund development associate of the hospital, said last yearâ€™s event raised almost $5,000 for clients.
Laprade said there is no rain date for the fun run/nature walk.
Natchaug Hospital is a member of the Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network.
It provides special education, mental health and addiction treatment programs for children, adolescents and adults.