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Run for Courage 5th Annual Race to End Human Trafficking September 27

Sep 20, 2014 08:45AM ● By Brenna McGowan
Run For Courage will host the 5th annual Race to End Human Trafficking on Saturday, September 27 in Folsom. The purpose of this race is to raise awareness and funds to combat human trafficking.

Registrants can participate in a 5K or 10K race in addition to a 9.8-mile race and kids’ fun run. Run For Courage anticipates more than 3,000 runners to take the field to raise awareness and funds to combat human trafficking.
 
When:            
Saturday, September 27, 7:15 a.m.
 
Where:
Folsom Parkway-Corner of Blue Ravine and N. Parkway Dr.

What:
5th annual Run For Courage Race to End Human Trafficking
More than 3,000 runners/walkers take the field and show support in the fight against human trafficking by participating in the 5K, 10K, 9.8-mile or kids’ fun run.
 
Race Day Schedule:
7:15 a.m.  Opening Ceremonies   
·    Maggy Krell, Deputy Attorney General and the actors of the play “She Has A Name” honored
·    An amazing survivor of trafficking honored
·    2014 announcement of beneficiaries
·    Wells Fargo education grant presented to Run For Courage
·    Special announcement from Run For Courage founders regarding the future of the organization
 
7:45 a.m.  Kids’ Fun Run
8:00 a.m.  10K and 9.8-mile Race
8:10 a.m.  5K Race
9:15 a.m.  Awards Ceremony
 
Why:   Funds generated from this event will continue to support programs involved in the fight against human trafficking. To date, Run For Courage, Inc. has raised more than $700,000 to fund education, prevention and restoration programs that further the organization’s mission to combat human trafficking. 
 
For additional information send inquiries to [email protected] or visit runforcourage.org.
 
Post information courtesy of Run for Courage.