BANGOR, Maine –¬† Run For Their Lives, a nationwide 5k being held across the country to help stop human sex trafficking, will be held for the first time in Maine at 7:30 a.m.¬† Saturday Oct. 29, at Husson University.¬† With an estimated two people every minute being sold into slavery, Run For Their Lives is aimed to put the spotlight on human trafficking in hopes that it can be stopped in the coming years. Registration is $24 per person, which is also the amount it costs for freedom for one girl per night.
One statistics claims that there are over 300,000 girls in one of Thailand‚Äôs 60,000 sexual service centers. Sex trafficking is a $27 Billion a year ‚Äúbusiness‚ÄĚ which is why measures have to be taken to ensure this is stopped.
Registration can be done online at www.r4tl.com or on race day with cash or check. For more information on the event, registration or interviews, contact Gabrielle Brochu at¬† 974 6338 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact Name: Gabrielle Brochu
Telephone Number: (207)974-6338