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Date(s) - Sunday May 25, 2014
8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Waterworks Park


Do you want to help give a voice to our community? May is Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Ontario and the Brantford community wants to see an end to sexual violence!

Use your voice. Use your feet. Raise awareness.

Announcing our FIRST annual Sexual Assault Centre Walk/Run! Choose from a 1km walk, a 5km or 10km run in order to help us raise community awareness around sexual violence. All proceeds will support survivors of sexual violence at the Sexual Assault Centre of Brant. Please join us on Sunday May 25, 2014 along the beautiful Grand River trail.

8:30am Registration and Check-In

9:45am Welcome & Opening Ceremonies

10:00am 5km/10km Run

10:10am 1km walk

11:30am Closing Celebration

Awareness benefits us all. A staggering 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men will experience sexual abuse. We want to give a voice to our community and make change. Help us educate our community on sexual rights, available supports and share the hope that healing is possible.

We look forward to seeing you there!

The participant fee is $30 and will be waived if you raise over $100! There will be prizes for the highest pledges. Tax receipts will be issued for all donations over $20.

Download the SAC Run document package now!

This package includes a registration form, pledge form, and “Frequently Asked Questions.” Registration forms need to be submitted prior to the event. Pledge forms and pledges (and/or registration fee) will be collected at the event.

Have questions? We are happy to answer them! Reach us at the Sexual Assault Centre of Brant by calling 519-751-1164 or e-mailing us at thesacrun@sacbrant.ca.

Use your voice. Use your feet. Raise awareness.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the SAC Run?

The SAC Run is a 1km/5km/10km charity run to raise awareness and funds for the Sexual Assault Centre of Brant.

When and where is the SAC Run?

The run is on Sunday May 25, 2014 at Waterworks Park in Brantford, Ontario, located at 390 Grand River Avenue. Registration/check-in starts at 8:30am.

Who organizes the SAC Run?

The SAC Run is organized entirely by staff and volunteers from the Sexual Assault Centre of Brant.

When is my registration form due?

Please complete and submit your registration form as soon as possible so we can ensure T-shirt sizes. You can submit your form via email, fax or mail.

How much does it cost to register?

The registration fee is $30, but your fee will be waived completely if you raise more than $100!

When is my registration fee due?

Please bring your registration fee along with your pledges to the check-in area on race day. If you raise $100 and over, your registration fee will be waived.

Do I have to collect the donations from people who agree to sponsor me?

Yes. Please bring your pledge money to the registration/check-in area on run day. Cheques can be made out to “Sexual Assault Centre of Brant.” We are a registered charity so if your sponsors donate $20 or over, they will automatically receive a tax receipt.

What run options are available?

There will be both 5km and 10km run options along the beautiful Grand River. The course is flat. There will also be a 1km run/walk option and children are welcome to join participants for this event. The 1km run/walk will head down the trail in the opposite direction from the 5km/10km runners.

Do I actually have to run?

No, you can walk, run or a combination. There will be people of all ages and ability levels – what they have in common is a desire to raise awareness and contribute to their community!

Can I ride my bike or inline skates?

No. For safety reasons bicycles, inline skates, scooters and skateboards are not permitted at the event. Strollers are welcome. We do kindly request that slower runners/walkers and strollers stay to the right hand side of the trail to ensure that runners are able to pass freely.

Can I bring my pet to the Run?

No. For safety reasons, pets are not permitted at the event.

Will there be water stations?

Yes, there will be a water station at the 2.5km/7.5km mark (located near the area of Glenhyrst Gardens). Refreshments will be provided for all participants after the run.

What should I wear to the run?

Wear whatever makes you comfortable! T-shirts will be provided to all registered participants. We would also love to see folks wearing purple as this is the colour of the Sexual Assault Centre of Brant.