SueB 5K 10K

Sun October 2, 2022
Events

5K

$25 Price increases after September 11, 2022 at 11:59pm MDT

10K

$35 Price increases after September 11, 2022 at 11:59pm MDT
Description

The SueB 5K 10K honors the memory of  Susan “SueB” Newby and promotes healthy relationships while raising important funds to sustain free services at the WCA. The 13th Annual SueB 5k 10k will be IN-PERSON and the event will kick off on October 2, 2022, at Julia Davis Park.

This event honors the life of Susan “SueB” Newby, whom most believe was the victim of a domestic abuse homicide in 2008. This annual event, first started by Sue’s friends and family, provides an opportunity to raise awareness about domestic abuse while celebrating healthy relationships. 

Although we are entering a stage of new normal the honest truth is that domestic violence does not end when a pandemic does. We found that in July of 2021 we had the highest number of calls into our domestic violence hotline ever. Home is still not safe for all but we have the chance to raise awareness that there is hope and kindness in our community.

100% of sponsor donations and participant fees support our Endowment Fund to ensure the WCA can maintain our services and serve our clients for many years to come.

In the heartfelt words of Sue’s sister Marj Sente: "Don’t wait until your sister, daughter or mother is a victim of domestic abuse or sexual assault, step forward now and make an investment in the WCA to raise awareness about domestic violence."  

This is a great opportunity to get your family, friends and coworkers together to celebrate positive relationships. Will you join us? 

Race Contact Info
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Idaho Access Project - 5k Route

Being in-person the WCA is continuing our commitment to creating a route accessible to everyone.  Enjoy the fun-filled 5k we created in partnership with the Idaho Access Project that takes you on a 5k route through beautiful downtown Boise. It includes many notable sites like the Anne Frank Memorial and the "Taking Flight" statue at the WCA.

***New audio and written descriptions to come. 

Audio Descriptions - Points of Interest

"Taking Flight" WCA sculpture

FACES of Hope inspired mural (Basque Block)

Basque Mural

SueB Memorial Tree (Ann Morrison)

Cherie Buckner Webb Park

Enjoy SueB's Playlist

New Playlist Coming Soon! 

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.wcaboise.org/.

Sponsors
Place
Julia Davis Park
700 S Capitol BLVD
Boise, ID. 83702

Watch this amazing video to learn who Sue was from her friends and family and how this event came to be.

 

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