Exercise Your Mental Health: October 14, 2018 – Maryland State Fairgrounds – Baltimore County

Thank you for making the 2018 JWB Resiliency 5K &
1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk featuring WIM HOF, "The Ice Man" AMAZING! See you next year...

Over 2,000 people joined the foundation on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 8:00am, at the Maryland State Fairgrounds to support our efforts to fund, conduct, and promote evidence-based research on how holistic treatments - such as exercise, nutrition, and healthy lifestyle choices - benefit mental health. Thank you to the world-famous WHM for allowing us to offer up the signature Ice Baths up close and personal on Race Day, as well as Towson University & Celebree Learning Centers for the water stop and Kids Fun Zone!

Thank you for allowing us to Meet Our 2018 Goal Registrations!

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Thank You to All Our Participants

Race Times

Thank you to all of our participants who made the 2018 JWB Resiliency 5K & 1 Mile Family Fun Run a resounding success. Runners and walkers can view their personal times by clicking the button below.

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This year's race will be part of an entire weekend featuring "The Ice Man" Wim Hof!

This year, the JWB Resiliency 5k and 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk is proud and excited to host extreme athlete and motivator, Wim Hof “The Iceman.” As our Celebrity MC along with Lynne Brick, Wim will lead a limited signature Wim Hof Experience (WHX) on Saturday, October 13th from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm for the FIRST 100 registrants to this event. At the WHX he will take people through his Wim Hof Method (WHM) of deep breathing exercises, where he will get people to hold their breath for up to two to three minutes or more, and his cold therapy, in the form of a two-minute ice bath, in an effort to increase their circulation, which will decrease chronic inflammation, which will decrease chronic pain. Participants are encouraged to wear their swimsuits underneath their clothes as well as towels and  exercise/yoga mats

*(Registrants must sign up for both the race AND for the WHX separately.)

 

The John W. Brick Foundation- Who We Are

JWB VIRTUAL Resilience Race Champion Event!

This year, you can support the 2018 JWB Resiliency 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk VIRTUALLY alongside world-famous international extreme athlete Wim Hoff and 2,000 runners, walkers, volunteers and champions of the cause to fund, conduct, and promote evidence-based research on how different forms of holistic treatments - such as exercise, nutrition, and healthy lifestyle choices - can benefit mental health. That's right, make a difference from wherever you are!

Your registration gets you:

  1. Performance Race T-shirt.
  2. Festivities at your favorite location real-time alongside the event in Baltimore with Wim Hof.
  3. The chance to win a sports-themed prize as an individual participant.
  4. The chance to win a group prize as a team.
  5. The great feeling, knowing you supported evidence-based research on how different forms of holistic treatments benefit mental health

 

Our Mission

The mission of the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation is to fund, conduct and promote evidence-based research on how holistic treatments - such as exercise, nutrition and healthy lifestyle choices - benefit mental health. We are currently funding a two-year, $1.2 million, Gold Standard study to determine how positive stress, in the form of 3 different types of holistic treatments, affect depression. The study is being conducted by the University of California San Francisco and is under the direction of renowned researcher Dr. Elissa Epel. 100% of all money raised from the race will go towards this research.

Get a Team - Support a great cause!

Organize a Team for the John W Brick Resiliency 5K and Family Fun Run/Walk and have a chance to be entered for a great team prize. Call 410-252-8058 ext. 225 to find out more. Only teams of 20 participants and over quality for this opportunity.

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For everyone who joined us for last year’s 2nd annual event– THANK YOU!!!

This year, which will be the 3rd annual race, we have an even more amazing event planned featuring a new location, a new course, a new date,  an expanded post-race village and Kid’s Fun Zone, cash prizes and tons of surprises!

The course will take you through the historic Maryland State Fair Grounds leading you to a finale with special guests, entertainment, Kid’s Fun Zone and more where you can celebrate your accomplishment.

Runners, walkers and supporters of all ages are welcome!

Sign up today!!!

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Why Be a Part of The 2018 JWB Resiliency 5K & 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk

Co-founder of the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation, Victor Brick speaks about The 2018 JWB Resiliency 5K & 1 Mile Family Fun Run/Walk featuring WIM HOF, "The Ice Man"

Questions? Contact us!