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Location: Charlotte, NC US 28212 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
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Event Time Price Details
5K Run/Walk
Time
9:00AM EDT
N/A
Place
McAlpine Creek Greenway
McAlpine Creek Park, 8711 Monroe Road
Charlotte, NC US 28212
Run 4 Their Lives!
Description

Run 4 Their Lives is a Freedom 4/24 event that raises awareness and funds to bring sexually exploited women and children into freedom. Throughout 2018, Run 4 Their Lives will be highlighting the efforts of its international partner, New Beginnings, in Thailand and its local partner, Compassion To Act, in Charlotte, NC. Here is an overview of each organization.

New Beginnings: Home of New Beginnings is a holistic relational ministry in Bangkok and Pattaya, Thailand, that seeks to address the spiritual, emotional, physical, and educational needs of women and children who desire to leave the sex trade. It is a place of safety and hope that builds trust and community around faith-centered healing and education. Girls who live at New Beginnings receive an education through college, as well as, housing, food, vocational supplies and medical support. 

Compassion To Act (CTA): CTA is a faith-based ministry that serves victims through Awareness-Liberation-Restoration. CTA ministers to victims of labor and sex trafficking by raising awareness in the community-at-large about modern-day slavery, liberating victims through connecting them to the resources available within the Charlotte area, and helping them find restoration through mentoring, spiritual training, job training, and life skills training. They believe in Gods’ complete restorative power and it is their desire to see every victim of human trafficking set free and become all that God has created them to be.  

About Compassion to Act
Race Details

**Online registration closes at 12pm on Friday May 11th; however you can register at Packet Pick up Location (see below) Friday 

and also on the morning of the race at the event location- Saturday May 12th from 7:30-8:45am**

RACE LOCATION: The race will start and end at McAlpine Creek Greenway in Charlotte, NC.

EVENT TIME: The 5K will begin at 9:00am **Please arrive by 8:30 am at the latest on race day. 

COST: If you choose not to fundraise, the race registration fee is $24 through April 27 ($30 on April 28 until race day). UNCC students, use the code UNCCSTUDENT to receive a 50% discount and show your student ID at race day check-in.

PACKET PICKUP: 

Friday May 11th 4-7pm Charlotte Running Company Promenade
5355 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy , Ste 200
Charlotte NC 28277

Saturday May 12th at 7:30am on race day at the race location.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Share your experience through Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to help spread awareness of human trafficking! Make sure to use #R4TLCharlotte.

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