Black women face a particularly high risk of being killed at the hands of a man. A 2015 Violence Policy Center study finds that Black women were two and a half times more likely to be murdered by men than their White counterparts. More than nine in ten Black female victims knew their killers.
Join BGR! Nation on October 26th as we raise awareness to end domestic violence! Register today for the Black Girls RUN! Domestic Violence Virtual! Get your special bib and medal in the mail before race day! Register here!
A donation will be made to The Butterfly Society Organization to help support their efforts with women in our community!
Here are a list of our local groups across the country participating in our virtual run! Join them on the pavement. Check back frequently as more groups will be added closer to October 26th!
Atlanta - October 26th
Road Runners Sports (3756 Roswell Rd NE)
Memphis - October 26th
Breakaway Running (2109 Madison Ave)
Central Jersey - October 26th
Mercer County Park, West Picnic Area
Buffalo/Rochester - October 26th
Middle GA - October 26th
Heard Middle School, Macon, GA
Group 5k walk/run. We'll have a guest speaker from local domestic violence facility and balloon release
Central Valley - October 26th
Deran Koligian Stadium (4200 N Grantland Ave, Fresno CA 93723)
SF Bay Area - October 26th
Crown Memorial State Beach
Southern Maryland - October 26th
Columbus, GA - October 12th
Manchester Parks and Ride (3690 Manchester Expressway)
San Antonio - October 26th
McAllister Park (13102 Jones Maltsberger Rd.)
Meet in the parking lot next to the dog park
Milwaukee - October 26th
Estabrook Park - 4400 N. Estabrook Drive. Park in the first lot north of Capital Drive.
Wear purple and black.
Annapolis - October 26th
“Shatter the Silence” 5K - Watkins Park. Free 5K sponsored by PG Park Police.
South Jersey - October 26th
Cooper River Park- 461 S. Park Drive. Collingswood, NJ
Meet in the parking lot near LaScala's Birra Restaurant
Baton Rouge - Octobre 26th
Downtown Baton Rouge
We have invited the Butterfly Society founder (benefitting charity) to join. Attire-purple
Los Angeles - October 26th
Rueben Ingold Park (4400 Mount Vernon Dr. Los Angeles, Ca 90043)
This is our End of the Month Run host location. 3-5 miles
Cleveland - October 26th
Shaker Heights Middle School
Columbus, OH - October 26th
The Old Bag of Nails Bexley (18 N Nelson Rd)
Detroit, MI - October 27th (SUNDAY)
Detroit Riverfront (1340 E Atwater Street)
Seattle, WA - October 27th (SUNDAY)
Philadelphia, PA - October 26th
Fayetteville, NC - October 27th (SUNDAY)
Cape Fear River Trail - Jordan Soccer Complex