Run against Domestic Violence

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Walk, run, or jog in this charity event to tackle domestic violence. Raise funds for charity whilst uniting with others locally or across the world. Participants can run virtually or participate at Williamson Park. Come to enjoy the camaraderie of the day whilst raising awareness for a good cause.
Participants
5k Virtual, and 5k
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Calendar
Sat 4th Dec 2021
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Williamson Park, Quernmore Rd, Lancaster LA1 1UX, UK
Start times
Sat 4th Dec 2021
5k:
2:00pm |
5k Virtual:
TBC
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Run against Domestic Violence
5k
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5km
£16.25
5k Virtual
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5km
£16.25
Route information
This is a family friendly run or walk to raise awareness of domestic violence. The intention is to raise money for those charities and services involved in helping female domestic violence survivors.
This run has been organised to coincide with the United Nations 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based violence https://www.unwomen.org/en/what-we-do/ending-violence-against-women/take-action/16-days-of-activismExternalLink
The run will take place in the beautiful Williamson Park, Lancaster. The run/walk will start from outside the cafe within the park.
There are public toilets available in the park. There is parking in the park -there are two car parks one at the bottom of the park and one at the top which has limited car park spaces. Both car parks have disabled spaces.
There will be prizes for first, second and third places.
The route will be on the tarmac path in the park and therefore accessible to prams and wheelchairs, weather permitting.
Please check out the below facebook page. For those runners wanting to run in memory of a woman killed, please access the facebook page for instructions on how to do this. This is not obligatory and runners/walkers can just participate.
Any questions please email: annahopkins22@hotmail.comExternalLink
This is a charity run and the aim is to raise as much money for domestic violence services as possible.
Suggested charities:
AAFDA- Advocacy After Fatal Domestic Abuse https://aafda.org.uk/ExternalLink
The cost to enter: £15 + online entry fee - the costs will be used towards recovering costs of putting the run on and to contribute towards planning future events to raise awarenss of gender based violence. Activism Against Gender Based Violence is a registered community interest company: 13658133 which aims to promote community awareness of gender based violence through community activities.
What's included
  • Prizes for top finishers
  • Free bottle of water
  • Toilets
  • Inclusivity
  • Virtual option
Train
How to get there
Williamson Park, Quernmore Rd, Lancaster LA1 1UX, UK
Get full directionsExternalLink
Parking
There are two car parks available, 1 at the top of the park near the cafe(limited spaces) and 1 at the bottom on Wyresdale Road.
By Train
The closest train station to Williamson Park is Lancaster station which is a 1 mile walk or bus ride to the park.
Event day logistics
14:00 5k starts
Start Location
All runners will set off from outside the cafe at Williamson Park.
Virtual Race
Entrants can run between 25/11/2021 to 10/12/2021 and are all encouraged to raise funds for charity.
Suggested Charities
This charity run aims to raise as much money for domestic violence services, here are a few suggested charities to raise funds for:
Remembrance Runs
If you would like to run in memory of someone you are welcome to do so, if not there is no pressure at all.
Toilets
There are public toilets available for all participants to use.
Activism Against Gender Based Violence
View more Activism Against Gender Based Violence events
FAQ's
When does the 5k run to raise awareness domestic violence start?
The run at Williamson park will start at 14:00, if taking part in the virtual run you can run any day between the 25/11/2021 and the 10/12/2021.
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I can I run in memory of someone in the 5k run to raise awareness domestic violence?
Yes, all participants are allowed to run in memory of someone but there is no pressure to do so, feel free to come along and raise awareness and funds for services dedicated to tackling domestic violence.
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Will there be prizes at the 5k run to raise awareness domestic violence?
Yes, there will be prizes for first, second and third place. Please remember the ethos of the day is to raise awareness of domestic violence and is a completely inclusive event no matter if you run or walk this course all entrants are welcome.
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