My name is Karen Bontrager, and I am a senior at George Mason University,
and a thriver over domestic violence.
As part of my commitment to use my talents and voice to rid this planet of
domestic violence, I am organizing a 6-mile race at the George Mason
University Prince William Campus, 10900 University Boulevard, Manassas, VA
20110, on Saturday, February 26, 2011 at sunrise, (6:45 a.m.).
Please consider volunteering to help with the race or register as a runner!
To volunteer to help at the race, contact me directly at
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To register for the race as a runner and to learn more about this event, go
The theme of the race is “No Fear in Love” because experiencing fear is an
early indication that something might be awry or unhealthy in a
relationship. Our objective is to build awareness among teenagers and young
adults of the importance of making wise, healthy decisions in intimate
partner relationships. Since the theme emphasizes all positives, love as
opposed to fear, light versus darkness, the timing of the race illustrates
Please help! Your contribution of time, energy or donation can save a
teenager or young adult from the scourge of teen dating violence.