You’re invited to our Moving Beyond Abuse 5K & Charity Walk, Saturday, October 5, Johnson Park, Piscataway! Visit our event site to register, donate or sponsor! Who do you walk/run for?

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Moving Beyond Abuse 5K Registration Open

Proceeds from 5K & One-Mile Charity Walk Support Survivors of Domestic Violence

Join Women Aware in recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month by participating in the Moving Beyond Abuse 5K on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at Johnson Park-Grove 4, Piscataway. This is a USATF-Certified 5K flat course. For those who wish to run/walk a shorter course or simply support Women Aware by attending, there is an optional one-mile Charity Walk. Registration covers either option. Teams are encouraged to sign-up to run/walk together. All event proceeds will benefit survivors and families moving beyond abuse through Women Aware.


  • Day-of registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Race time is 10:00 a.m.
  • Save $10 and register in advance for $35. Race day registration is $45.
  • Children age 11 and under are free.
  • The event will take place rain or shine.
  • First 100 registrants will receive a Swag Bag with giveaways.
  • All registrants will receive a Moving Beyond Abuse 5K t-shirt.
  • Children’s activity
  • Live music from Goldenseal the
  • Tasty treats from Fritz’s-New Brunswick

For more information and to register to run or walk, visit

Members of the community can enjoy a family-friendly event and be part of the village it takes to moves survivors of domestic violence beyond abuse in Middlesex County. The need for Women Aware’s 24-hour multilingual hotline, emergency shelter, legal advocacy, children’s trauma reduction therapy, support groups, and community outreach continues to increase. Incidents of strangulation and the presence of guns in homes make today’s domestic violence cases even more dangerous for victims and their children. Proceeds from the 5K will support the free and confidential services Women Aware provides to anyone experiencing domestic violence in our County.

Thank you, Sponsors (to date)

Enbridge • Kaplan Companies • Independence Wealth Partners • Bob’s Discount Furniture Charitable Foundation • Brilliant Image Cleaning Service • Olympus Construction • Monmouth Mobile Home Park • Fresh Ponds Farm • Universal Windows Direct • The Bank of Princeton • L’Oreal-Franklin Manufacturing • Wawa • Charlotte and Joe Camarota • PKF O’Connor Davies • Edward Leske Company • Schechner Lifson Corporation • Martin Insurance Group • Diane Palmer • Olmec

Sponsorships Available

Women Aware’s 5K offers businesses and individuals an opportunity to not only promote their brand and commitment to a safer, healthier community, but to support life-saving services to survivors in imminent danger; and support them with the social, emotional, and financial resources to build hopeful lives free of abuse. For more information about sponsorship benefits, visit or contact Susan Dyckman at or 732.249.4900, ext. 0428.