Safe dating challenge 5k 2016

17 Aug

Municipalities require that road ways are clear of participants and opened as soon as the race is complete.

Many of our races offer LIVE instant results via mobile web. If you are a Race Director, contact us to get your event listed on our calendar!

In 2016, participants in attendance raised over ,000 for My Sister’s House services and programs.

This year is the 14th Anniversary of The Run for a Safe Haven.

My Sister’s House Run for a Safe Haven has been a primary fundraiser for the past 14 years.

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NOTE that we do not take credit cards so you must have cash or write a check.

Posters in schools will invite students to access QR codes/URLs using their phones to watch, play and learn about healthy relationships.

Two hundred campaign toolkits have been disseminated to schools throughout Austin and surrounding districts. Whereas, all young people deserve to be treated with respect; Whereas, respectful, supportive and non-violent relationships are key to safety, health and academic success; Whereas, teen dating violence is a significant health issue, with 1 in 10 teens reporting physical or sexual violence from a dating partner; Whereas victimization increases teens' risk for injury, substance abuse, eating disorders, unwanted pregnancy and suicide, and young people exposed to violence are at greater risk for becoming victims and perpetrators in adult relationships; and Whereas parents, teachers, coaches, healthcare providers, clergy, artists, musicians and other important people in teens' lives have the power to influence youth in positive ways.

February is National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, a time to educate young people in our lives about safe and healthy dating.

We will Break the Silence to End Dating Violence at our annual kick-off event featuring local youth artists.