october, 2018

20oct8:00 am12:00 pmStrides Against Violence 5K

Event Details

Join us on October 20, 2018 for the Strides Against Violence 5K. This run benefits Chetna, Dallas Iranian Women’s Association, Families to Freedom, Hope’s Door New Beginning Center, Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation, and Turning Paiges. Let’s bring awareness to intimate partner, family and sexual violence!

Come run, walk or cheer with us!

Intimate Partner Violence Facts:

  • 1 in 4 women are affected by intimate partner abuse in their life time; 1 in 3 in North Texas
  • 1 in 5 women are affected by sexual violence
  • 1 in 7 men are affected by intimate partner violence
  • 1 in 20 men are affected by sexual violence
  • LGBTQ reported levels of intimate partner violence is equal to or higher than those of heterosexuals.
  • In the time it takes to run 40 minutes, 20 individuals are sexually assaulted in the US.
  • The annual cost of intimate partner violence in the US exceeds $12.6 billion a year or $4 per person.
  • The average cost of being a rape victim is estimated at $110,000.

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Time

(Saturday) 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location

The Plaza at Galatyn Park

2301 Performance Dr. Richardson, TX 75082

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