Take Back the Day 5K Run/Walk set for April 20

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
Take Back The Day 5K Run/Walk (WRDW-TV)

Take Back The Day 5K Run/Walk (WRDW-TV)

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April, Georgia Regents University, Paine College and Rape Crisis and Sexual Assault Services have multiple events planned to spread awareness.

News 12's Meredith Anderson will be on hand at the kickoff for the Take Back the Day 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 20.

Information on the 5K

  • Registration: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.
  • Kickoff: 8:30 a.m.
  • Race begins: 8:45 a.m.

Entry fees (nonrefundable)

  • Runners: $25 in advance, $30 day of race
  • Walkers: $5 for students, $10 for individuals, $15 for families.
  • Complimentary T-shirts will be given to all pre-registered runners and walkers. Day of shirts available on a first-come, first-served basis

Click here for more information.

Race/walk route
The 5K route will begin at the Georgia Regents University Ampitheatre (Summerville Campus), continue down Central Avenue, through the campus of Paine College and the Health Sciences Campus of GRU and end in front of University Hospital at 1350 Walton Way. Shuttles will be available to take walkers back to ASU. Families, strollers and dogs on leashes are encouraged to attend.

Awards will be given to the overall top male and female finishers, as well as the top two male and female finishers in each division. Age divisions are: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and up.

Click here for a list of all Sexual Assault Awareness Month events.

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