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Virtual: April 1st to April 25th
Local: Sunday, April 25, 2021
Long Leaf Park | Wilmington, NC
Spring into hope and help kick off the 3rd Annual Journey to Heal Ministries 5K & 1Mile Hope Run in support of survivors of sexual abuse during the month of #SAAM (Sexual Assault Awareness Month)! According to RAINN (Rape and Incest National Network) and the CDC, every 73 seconds someone in America has been sexually assaulted and every 9 minutes that someone is a child. What is more, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced some form of sexual violence in their lifetime. You can help raise awareness and support survivors of sexual abuse as you walk or run Long Leaf Park, or virtually in your own community!
SHIRTS: Participants who registered by March 1st are guaranteed their shirt size. Participants after March 1st can select from remaining sizes.
Youth S-L, Women's S-XXL, & Men's S-XXL (Without Limits)
Long Leaf Park - Shelter 6
314 Pine Grove Drive
Run or Walk the popular paved trail at Long Leaf Park in Wilmington, North Carolina. The course is a double loop for 5K participants, and 1 loop for 1.5 mile participants.
This race course is stroller and wheelchair friendly! However, dogs are not allowed on this course. Please leave your furry friends at home, or with a non-running spectator.
• Top 3 Overall, Male & Female
• Top 3 Overall in Age Groups, Male & Female:
19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
1.5 Mile Awards
• Top 3 Overall Kids
Team Awards (Includes Virtual Participants)
• Largest Team – wins a Dominos pizza party!
Placement awards are for in-person race participants only.
Virtual participants will also have a chance to get in on some awesome prizes and giveaways!
HOW YOUR REGISTRATION MAKES A DIFFERENCE
All proceeds from the race benefit the work of Journey to Heal Ministries (JTHM), a local, 100% volunteer run, 501(c)3 nonprofit that endeavors to help survivors heal from past sexual trauma by leading them to the hope and healing found in Jesus Christ through providing education, support, and life-giving community. Programs include free one to one mentoring, support groups, education and awareness events, helpful resources for survivors and supporters, and an annual women’s conference providing a safe place for survivors to be encouraged and inspired while finding life-giving community for their journey to heal.Learn More
Join the fight to #END1IN10 and Help Survivors of Sexual Abuse #LIVEABETTERSTORY when you host your own Hope Run, anytime between April 1st and April 25th! Whether you form a team of a few friends or invite your entire church, we've made it super easy to host a successful event!Learn More