May 14, 2016

Running to remove the dark cloud of stigma and bring in the Rainbow of Hope

In Memory Of Cassandra Grace Duncan

To benefit the Rainbow Fund and:


CLICK HERE to view Video of the start and some pictures from today

About The Race

A 5K and Youth Run to benefit the Rainbow Fund and NAMI.


WHERE: Richmond, RI
DATE: 9:00 Am - May 14, 2016


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Event Registration is available online here, and onsite at 7:30 a.m. on race day.

Entry Fee: Pre-registration - $25.00 by March 31, $26 from April 1- 30, $27 from May 1-6.
May 13th Early Packet Pickup Day- Registration- noon to 6pm-$30(fees are non- refundable)
Harvest Acres Farm, 425 Kingstown Road, Richmond, Rhode Island 02892
Registration is also available on race day starting at 8:00am at the same location.
Confirm your registration here

Additional Activities

Race day will include face painting, a fire truck for kids to enjoy, horse drawn wagon rides, pizza and burritos, homemade desserts, donuts and coffee, fruit and live music! There will also be a raffle featuring an assortment of amazing gifts!


Results will be posted immediately following the race



The Cause

All the money made at this event, will be donated to the Rainbow Fund, to bring awareness and much needed help to Mental Issues. Also to help people and their families that struggle with Mental Illness.



The Course

The race will be held in Richmond, Rhode Island - Starting and finishing at John and Cindy's Harvest Acres Farm and taking advantage of the best scenery rural South County has to offer.

Course Map



The National Alliance on Mental Illness' mission is to educate the public about mental illness; to offer resources and support, to advocate, and to promote research in the science and treatment of mental illness.




The Rainbow Run/Walk is in memory of Cassandra Grace Duncan. While nothing can replace the hole left by her death, her passing has taught us the importance of educating the public and supporting those touched by mental illness.




The Cause

The Rainbow Fund

The Rainbow Fund was started in memory of our daughter Cassandra Grace Duncan. She was almost 15 years old when she took her own life the day after Christmas 2005. Since her death we have learned so much about suicide and mental illness, and how so many people and their families struggle everyday to survive. The Rainbow Fund has been set up to generate funding for NAMI of Rhode Island (National Alliance on Mental Illness), in hopes of getting the word out there about how we can help so many people. We have to take the dark cloud of stigmatism and fear away from the illness and replace it with the rainbow of hope! Please find it in your heart and legs to support a cause so near to our hearts. Our Mental Wellness affects all of us, everyday!

Sincerely, The Duncan Family



ALL of the money made at this event will be donated to the Rainbow Fund. If you are unable to participate but would still like to support the cause, please consider contacting us about donation!

Donations can be mailed directly to the Rainbow Fund at:

Harvest Acres Farm
425 Kingstown Road
Richmond, Rhode Island 02892


Online when registering.


NAMI Rhode Island at National Alliance on Mental Illness RI
154 Waterman Street
Unit 5B Lower Level
Providence, R.I. 02906

Our Supporters

Thank you to all our sponsors and participants!



Wind Energy Development LLC
Flood Auto Group
Thomas G. Cavanagh Memorial Fund
John and Cindy's Harvest Acres Farm
The Sewing Room
Oak Habour Village
South County Trail
Leslie Dacier
Butler Hospital
Back to Health Chiropractic
The Rotary Club of Chariho
South County Orthopedics
Henry's Christmas Tree Farm

A.B. Hoxie, Inc.
Washington County PT, Inc.
Kenyon Ave. Floral Company
South Shore Center
John J. Kupa Jr. Attorney at Law
Peter Rossi, M.S., LMFT
DeVoe's Hairstyling
Finishing Touches: Custom Picture Framing
Ford & Messere, Inc.
Wood River Health Services
Centreville Bank
A & R Marine Corp
Dev-Con Consultants LLC
Carolina Fire Association
Westbrook Concrete Block Co., Inc.
Grimes Auto Body
Sign Guild
The Wepman Family Greenbriar Electric
Stamp Farms
Wendy C. Miller
LICSW Pinecrest Farm
Higher Grounds Community Coffee House
Gayle F. Tarzwell, Attorney at Law
Dr. Kristine Cunnif
Wolf Rock Animal Health Center



National Alliance on Mental Illness | 401-331-3060

Butler Hospital | 401-455-6214

The Samaritans of Rhode Island | 401-272-4044

Contact Us

Contact the Rainbow Run/Walk and Rainbow Fund

Race Start and Finish

Harvest Acres
425 Kingstown Road, Richmond, Rhode Island 02892

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