October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and DVC is proud to announce its First Annual Purple Walk of Strength. DVC partnered with College of the Canyons for this fun-filling, energetic and powerful event to help end the cycle the abuse.What is the Purple Walk of Strength? The Purple Walk of Strength is a relaxed 5k run/walk at the College of the Canyons main campus in Valencia, California, where runners/ walkers will have colorful pigment tossed at them as they run/walk by. What a fun way for you and the family to exercise and get purpled! When? Saturday, October 20, 2012 9am-11am Registration opens at 8:30am How? To pre-register, download the Registration & Waiver forms HERE and mail your completed forms and payment made out to DVC to the address below, or register in person the day of the event. The first 25 people who raise $100 PRIOR to the event will receive a DVC shirt! Domestic Violence Center of SCV P.O. Box 220037 Newhall, CA 91322 Pricing: Single Early Registration: $20 Day of Event: $25 Four Person Team/Family Early Registration : $45 Day of Event: $50 Where? The Purple Walk of Strength will take place at the cross country trails behind College of the Canyons. 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd. Santa Clarita, Ca. 91355 Enjoy music from Flashback Express-the Ultimate 70’s and 80’s dance band, raffles, food, swag bag and much more!
Wear a white T-Shirt and prepare to be purpled!For more information or to register, you and your team, please contact Linda or Catie at 661.259.8175 We have also set up a fundraising site! We encourage all attendees to set up their own page to raise funds prior to the event.
Access the fundraising page HERE
We had a total of 89 participants. Everyone had a great time getting purpled! Please see our photo gallery for pictures from the event. We hope to see everyone again next year!”
“We would like to thank our 2012 sponsors: Runners Lane, Yoga Works, Trader Joes, Noah’s Bagels, KHTS, and The Ivy Day Spa.Thank you to our sponsors
Our Vision: We believe that everyone deserves to live a life free of violence. Our vision is that all people will take personal responsibility to eradicate domestic violence in their own relationships and families and in the community at large. Domestic violence will be replaced with equality in relationships and mutual respect.