The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) will host the 6th Annual Savannah Reindeer Run (8K), sponsored by the Savannah Trade & Convention Center. The Savannah Reindeer Run will benefit anti-bully awareness activity provided by the Prevention Education program at RCC. This event is consistent with RCC’s mission to promote healthy relationships among youth and young adults. On Saturday, December 19th, at the Savannah Trade and Convention Center, runners are invited to join the race and run against bullies! Adults and youth are invited to run an 8K, at 9:00 a.m. and younger children will enjoy a kiddie race beginning at 8:45 a.m. All youth over the age of 10 are encouraged to raise funds for their $25 race entry fee, which includes a T-shirt, food, and post-race festivities. Prizes will be award to youth with most funds raised. Prizes will also be awarded to best overall in women and men divisions.
All proceeds will support the Prevention Education Program at the Rape Crisis Center. The Rape Crisis Center provides crisis intervention, resources and advocacy to victims of rape and sexual assault. The Center also provides prevention education to students in local schools; addressing the issue of bullying, healthy relationships, anger management and bystander intervention. These services are also extended to college students. Sexual harassment training is also provided to businesses. Your participation in this event will help support these programs and create a safer community.
Friday, December 18th at Fleet Feet Sports Savannah, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m., and Saturday, December 19th on Hutchinson Island, 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
The event will include several games and activities; to include, a Kids Zone and costume contest, among the many prizes, winners will enjoy circus tickets to Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey. Participants will also enjoy a “Best Holiday Cookie” contest, judged by Food Network star, Orchid Paulmeier, Stratton Leopold and Jesse Blanco of “Eat it & Like it”.