The 5K, which benefits the DeKalb Rape Crisis Center, starts at 5:30 p.m. It begins and ends at historic Agnes Scott College at 141 E. College Ave. and winds through the beautiful Oakhurst and East Lake communities.
The fun run/walk begins at 5 p.m.
After the race, there will be a pizza party, children’s activities and awards.
Decatur band JoyScout, a collective of musicians focused around Emily Kate Boyd, Nicki Thrailkill and Jesse Tyler, will play a blend of folk, rock and alternative country.
Registration is available online at www.active.com or in person at any Phidippides location. Adult registration is $30 and youth registration for ages 12 and under is $20.
The race will be held rain or shine.
Take Back the Night is held in April in conjunction with Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Every two minutes, someone in the United States is sexually assaulted. The DeKalb Rape Crisis Center provides counseling to hundreds of survivors of sexual assault annually, support to their loved ones, and prevention education.
Take Back the Night is a qualifying run/walk event for Decatur’s Grand Slam Fitness Challenge. For more information, visit www
Volunteers also are needed to assist with the race. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.dekalbrapecrisicenter.org.