1-mile fun run, 5K to benefit domestic violence survivors


Tiffany Allison says she was beaten with a wrought-iron cross for more than four hours in 2009. After years of advocating for domestic abuse survivors, House File 263 passed on Monday, giving harsher punishments to domestic abusers and better protecting victims. (Photo: Courtesy of Tiffany Allison)

by Alex Kirkpatrick, Digital Editor

INDIANOLA, Iowa — The Warren County Coalition Against Domestic Violence will host its second annual Hope For Healing 5K Glow Run and 1-mile fun run next month.

The race on Sept. 17 will start in the north parking lot of Indianola High School and will follow the McVey Trail northward. The 1-mile fun run ($15 for a T-shirt and glow gear) starts at 7 p.m., and the 5K ($25 for a T-shirt and glow gear) starts at 7:30 p.m.

Walk-in registration for the 1-mile fun run is $20 and does not include a T-shirt; walk-in registration for the 5K is $30 and does not include a T-shirt. Glow gear and T-shirts will be available for purchase while supplies last.

All proceeds will go toward victims of domestic violence in Warren County.

The Outside Scoop will sell ice cream during the event.

Registration for the event ends Friday.

Anyone with questions is asked to contact the race director at [email protected].

To register, click here.