Top 5 reasons to Run or Walk in the Day One 5K

Hope. Healing. Action!

Three friends whit sportswear talking after exercise We know. It’s cold. You’re busy. So we thought we’d provide you with some motivation to get registered for the Day One 5K Run/Walk to End Sexual Violence . Here are the top 5 reasons why you should register:

1. Because something needs to be done about college sexual assault

One in five women is sexually assaulted in college. As a state with several colleges and universities and thousands of students, addressing this is a huge priority for Rhode Island. The Day One 5K is a chance to raise awareness at a critical time for this important issue. It’s time.

2. Because our community can step in and end child sexual abuse

One in four girls, one in six boys are sexually abused before their 18th birthday. Those numbers are more than troubling; they signify an epidemic in our community. Your participation in the Day One 5K helps give everyone a…

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