CODA Race4Love 5K run/walk fast approaching

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Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse (CODA) will hold its second annual Race4Love 5K Run/Walk on Cat Island on Saturday, February 15, beginning at 9 a.m. The USATF-certified course, which is flat and quick, offers a pleasant trip through the scenic neighborhoods and Sanctuary Golf Course on Cat Island, located at 8 Waveland Avenue, Beaufort.

Palmetto Running Company is providing event management and race timing.

Fees are $25 for the run and $20 for the walk and will increase to $30/$25 for race day registration. Group discounts are available at race4love.com. Prizes will be given to the top two male and female overall and the top three in each of the seven age divisions will receive medals.

In light of this event being family/kid friendly, all kids 9 and under will receive medals. There will also be a prize for the best Valentine’s Day-themed costume. For more information and to register online, visit the Race4Love website.

Proceeds from Race4Love will benefit CODA and local survivors of domestic abuse. CODA has been providing an array of services to victims of intimate partner abuse and their children in Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties for more than 27 years.  Since 1986, CODA has assisted over 12,000 Low Country survivors of domestic violence through a 24-hour hotline, emergency shelter, counseling, case management, legal assistance, and transitional housing.  CODA relies on grants and donations to provide all of these critical services free of charge.

For more information about Race4Love, contact codarace4love@gmail.com or call 843-593-4871.  Please visit www.codalowcountry.org to learn more about domestic violence and CODA’s services.