April is Sexual Assault Awareness month and YWCA Oklahoma City is hosting its 5th annual 2-Minute 5K on Saturday, April 20. The event aims to prevent future assaults by raising awareness in Oklahoma communities and all proceeds will go toward YWCA’s programs to help victims of sexual assault.
Online registration is open until 5 p.m. Thursday, April 18 at www.ywcaokc.org. Registration is $20 for adults and $10 for children participating in the Kiddie K one kilometer race. Registration can also be completed on the day of the event beginning at 8 a.m. and will cost $30 for adults or $15 for children.
WHO: Janet L. Peery, CEO of YWCA Oklahoma City
Karla Docter, senior director of Sexual Assault Services
WHAT: YMCA Oklahoma City hosting 5th annual 2-Minute 5K to benefit victims of sexual assault
WHEN: Saturday, April 20
WHERE: Stars and Stripes Park at Lake Hefner
3701 S. Lake Hefner Drive
About the YWCA Oklahoma City
The YWCA Oklahoma City is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice and dignity for all. The YWCA Oklahoma City is best known as the only shelter for battered women and children in Oklahoma County and offers wraparound services including counseling, financial literacy training, childcare, and housing for families rebuilding lives after violence. For more information, visit www.ywcaokc.org.
Where: Stars & Stripes Park
Address: 3701 S. Lake Hefner