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Shine Your Light 5K + Vigil

2018 Shine Your Light 5K + Vigil
A Glow Run to Bring Domestic Violence Out of the Dark
Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018
7 p.m. (Registration opens 6 p.m.; Vigil at 6:45 p.m.; 5K at 7 p.m.)
RiverScape MetroPark (111 E. Monument, Dayton, OH 45402)


YWCA Dayton will, for the third year, host a collaborative friend and fundraiser with Artemis Center to promote awareness of domestic violence and raise funds to support domestic violence victims. Shine Your Light 5K is held in conjunction with the University of Dayton School of Law Human Rights Awareness and Advocacy Committee and the University of Dayton Women’s Center.

Shine Your Light 5K is an event that highlights domestic violence as a critical community issue and educates the community on the work of Artemis Center and YWCA Dayton. Activities include a community vigil to honor those lost to DV and celebrate DV survivors, followed by an evening 5K run/walk/stroll (participants are encourage to wear purple and bring accessories that glow or light up). Various activity vendors and informational tables will also be on hand.

All proceeds will support Artemis Center and YWCA Dayton's programs and services that support domestic violence victims.

The 5K, chip timed by Key Sports, will start and finish at RiverScape MetroPark in downtown Dayton, with an easy out-and-back course perfect for experienced runners, hobby joggers, students, walkers and families alike. No animals allowed; strollers are welcome.

Registration opens at 6 p.m., with the race beginning at 7 p.m., rain or shine.

Registration fees:
Students: $20 (through Oct. 11, then increase to $40 after Oct 11)
Early-bird: $30 (through Sept. 1)
Regular: $35 (Sept. 2-Oct. 11)
Walk-Up: $40 (Oct. 12-13)