Houstonians "Race Against Violence", raise awareness of domestic violence

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Race against Violence event in Montrose. (Houston Area Women's Center)

Thousands of Houstonians made their way to the Montrose area to raise money for survivors of domestic violence.

The Houston Area Women's Center held its "Race Against Violence" 5-K run and walk Saturday morning. Mayor Sylvester Turner presented the awards for top runners and fundraisers.

Since 1977, the Houston Area Women's Center has provided shelter and support services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. The "Race Against Violence" is one of the agency's major annual fundraising events, enabling the center to offer all of its services free of charge.

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