Shatter the Silence

The second annual Shatter the Silence will literally shatter the silence

– One in six women in America will be a victim of sexual assault
– Every two minutes, someone in the U.S. is sexually assaulted
–  60 percent of sexual assaults are not reported to the police
– Approximately 2/3 of assaults are committed by someone
known to the victim
– 38 percent of rapists are a friend or acquaintance

[Statistic Source: Rape, Abuse, Incest, National Network]

More than a handful of the Grunt Girls are survivors of sexual assault.
Race Director Stacy Rhea is one GG willing to step up to the plate and help
shatter the silenceby wearing a purple shirt to show she is a survivor.
(Purple is an option – others may opt for white to show their support)

At age 8, Rhea was assaulted by a family member.
She never spoke about it until she was 21.

“For years I walked around with a dark secret, wondering why …”

Rhea does not have the answer to that question, but with the help of
co-race director, Andrea Chisnell and the GGs, Rhea hopes to help
shatter the silence by educating,empowering and inspiring
others to talk and support one another.

Rape is a crime, talking about it isn’t. 

Show your support and open the door to help support GGs
and their efforts to Shatter the Silence.
A portion of the proceeds will go the
Summit and Medina Rape Crisis Center.

Registration is now open. Click here. 

The Ledges course is a beautiful rolling course. Check out the course
Saturday, Aug. 13 when the Grunt Girls lead a familiarization run.

Meet at 8 a.m. Q&A for newbies following the training run.

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