Runners take strides to prevent child abuse

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BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (WDTN) — Hundreds laced up their shoes to take strides to prevent child abuse.

The “Walking to Stop Child Abuse” 5K walk/run was held Saturday morning at Beavercreek High School.

The run was an opportunity to support survivors of child abuse and domestic violence.

The event was sponsored by the Family Violence Prevention Center of Greene County, Greene County Children Services, Greene County Board of Developmental Disabilities, and Xenia Chrome Divas.

All proceeds from the 5K will go toward funding programs to prevent and to end child and family violence.

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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