On Saturday July 22nd, Athletes For Care (A4C) will give people an opportunity to participate in a kickball tournament and compete against professional athletes like UFC legend Frank Shamrock, former Denver Broncos Tatum Bell, Charlie Adams and Reuben Droughns, hometown hero and former NFL-star Marques Harris, and Eben Britton formerly of the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Hosted by the annual 420 Games, proceeds from the Athletes For Care Kickball Tournament will be applied toward the development of athlete support programs designed to provide a better quality of life for athletes before, during and after a career in sports. Programs include the Afterlife Program created by Eben Britton; the Body Chek Wellness Program created by Riley Cote; and the Create Program created by Nate Jackson.
For more information on the programs, please visit http://athletesforcare.org/programs/
The 420 Games, an annual fun-filled day of activities, exercise and live music will take place at Berkeley Lake Park in Denver on Saturday, July 22nd. The event kicks off with a
4.20 mile walk, jog, skate or ride around scenic Berkeley Lake Park, followed immediately by the Athletes For Care Kickball Tournament. Registration is open to the public and VIP tickets are available at https://420games.org
About Athletes For Care:
Founded by a group of retired professional athletes from a variety of sports, including the NFL, UFC, NBA and NHL, Athletes For Care (A4C) is a community of athletes united by the collective belief that health crises such as opioid addiction, depression and chronic pain can be treated by alternative solutions like cannabis, proper nutrition, yoga and mindfulness. The organization founders include UFC legends Bas Rutten and Frank Shamrock; the NFL’s Jake Plummer, Nate Jackson, Eben Britton and Marvin Washington; Cliff Robinson from the NBA; former NHL tough guys Riley Cote and Darren McCarty and a long list of other high performance athletes. With the primary mission of supporting a better quality of life for all athletes, A4C will also help men and women achieve post-career success through a suite of programs designed by athletes and for athletes including art programs, mentoring and support group programs, online educational course work, internships, and access to business opportunities within new and emerging industries. http://athletesforcare.org