Outrun Violence 5K

Salem Lake
Winston Salem, NC 27107

Running > 5k

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Event Description

This race is hosted by Project X and proceeds will go to supporting youth enrolled in the program.  Project X works with high risk youth to reduce gun and gang violence in Forsyth County, NC.  The race will be held at Salem Lake and will be an out and back course.  This race is open for people to walk and run. First, second, and third place male and female prizes are being provided by Orange Theory Fitness. Race day shirts are guaranteed if registered by 2/15/23.

Project X is a juvenile crime prevention program that was launched in 2020 and has served over 50 youth to date, providing them with interpersonal classes, vocational assistance, tutoring, GED assistance, pro-social activities, and partnering them with any other resources they or their family may be in need of. Project X follows the OJJDP Comprehensive gang model to provide youth with multifaceted and holistic services. This approach has given the program a 94% success rate.

You can learn more about Project X at ycinc.org or by contacting Kayla@ycinc.org

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