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Run For Courage race registration now open

EL DORADO HILLS — Registration is now open for the fifth annual Run For Courage Race to End Human Trafficking. The race will take place on Saturday, Sept. 27, in Folsom. Registrants can participate in 5K and 10K races. Other race options include a 9.8 mile race and a kids’ fun run. Festivities kick-off at 7:15 a.m. with special […]

No Comment / April 22, 2014 | Posted in News | Read More »

Concert benefits Run for Courage

Talented local artists will perform a free concert to raise money for Run For Courage, the local organization that brings awareness to and raises funds for victims of sex trafficking. Katherine Sorgea, Alyson Chavez, Lauryn Caruso and Savannah Argyle Hays will take the stage at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, at Sun Hills Church […]

No Comment / November 11, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Run for Courage expands, readies for Folsom race

Run for Courage participants stretch before the start of the 2012 race. This year's race will take place in Folsom on Saturday, Sept. 28. Courtesy photo

Most people are shocked to discover girls as young as 10 are sold for sex every day in the United States. Officials estimate 100,000 to 300,000 American children are exploited each year in this $32 billion industry, and worldwide the number is close to 1.2 million. Pimps use violence and coercion to force these young girls […]

No Comment / September 16, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Run for Courage going strong, expands

Local non-profit continues to successfully combat human trafficking This May marks three years since Run For Courage Inc. began in El Dorado Hills. The mission: Raise funds and awareness to combat human trafficking. In the past three years Run For Courage has raised more than $300,000, which has benefitted multiple programs focused on restoring victims of […]

No Comment / April 25, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Run For Courage this Saturday

Run For Courage participants celebrate at the start of last year's race. Courtesy photo

Thousands expected to stand up against modern day slavery At 8 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, Run For Courage will host its third annual Race to End Human Trafficking. Together on the field with more than 40 retail vendors, other anti-trafficking organizations and six survivors of trafficking, the Run For Courage team hopes to increase awareness […]

No Comment / September 24, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Run for Courage race on Oct. 8

The second annual Run For Courage 5/10K race will take place on Saturday, Oct. 8, in Folsom. Around the globe, millions of children suffer at the hands of captors and abusers in the $32 billion-plus “industry” known as sex trafficking. In the United States officials estimate that as many as 300,000 children are trafficked each year. California […]

No Comment / September 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Run For Courage becomes a non-profit

RUN FOR COURAGE Team — Back Row: Vicki Zito, Teresa Kelley, Suzy Solorzano, Heather Olson, Trisha Peringer and Julie Cummings. Front Row:  Stephanie Loos, Jennifer Rodenberg, Ashlie Bryant, Sue Mackin and Amy Johnson. Courtesy photo

One year ago 11 women in El Dorado Hills joined together to raise awareness and money for the restoration of minor victims of sex trafficking. They planned a 5K/10K race called Run For Courage, which took place this past October in Folsom. With the support of 726 participants, countless volunteers and many generous sponsors Run […]

No Comment / February 14, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

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