'Dash for Dignity' raises money for Safe Haven

| 05 Jun 2015 | 12:56

— The seventh annual "Dash for Dignity" 5K/10K, a fundraiser for Safe Haven of Pike County, is racing back to Milford on Saturday, June 6, at Ann Street Park.

Safe Haven's mission is to "eradicate domestic violence, sexual assault, and other serious crimes through prevention, empowerment, and the promotion of social justice."

Registration for the 5K/10K starts at 7:30 a.m., and the race starts at 9 a.m. Early registration is $25 and race-day registration is $30. Team registration is available. The first 75 to register get a free race T-shirt.

The entry fee includes post-race refreshments. Prizes will be given to the top finishing runners.

This is designed for everyone from experienced runners to the casual walkers. All proceeds benefit Safe Haven's work to help victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other serious crimes.

For more information about the race, call the event chair, Rebecca Roa, at the Frisky Goat Coffeehouse, 570-409-4848.

For more information about Safe Haven, visit www.safehavenofpikecounty.org or call 570-296-2827. The emergency hotline is 570-296-HELP.