FAIRFIELD, Ala. (WIAT) –Runners are lacing up their shoes to participate in a run that will not only give you some exercise but support a powerful cause.
The inaugural Run for Your Life 5k Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, April 27 in Fairfield. Organizers say the run is to raise awareness, provide support and remember those affected by violence. They say it will also provide an opportunity for the community to stand together in a fight to end violence.
The race will take place on Crawford Street. The special guest will be Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Carr. If you are interested in participating, you can register at runsignup.com. Part of the proceeds will benefit the Parents Against Violence Organization.” For more information, call 205-230-1724 or 205-422-6195.
Watch below as Jefferson County District Attorney Danny Carr speaks about the importance of the event: