Darkness to Daylight

darkness-to-daylight

Upcoming Event

  • TIMING

    29/05/2019 06:30 To 17:30
  • VOICE

    (07) 3119 6347
  • E-MAIL

    team@aceoc.org
  • address

    Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands, BRISBANE QLD

Darkness to Daylight

Every year approximately 110 people die from domestic and family violence in Australia. The Darkness to Daylight Challenge covers a distance of just that – 110km, with each 1km representing a life lost to this disturbing epidemic. Held on the 23rd and 24th May 2018, the Run symbolises those lives lost but also the ones left behind.

Individuals will take on the whole 110km challenge, representing the isolation victims feel when dealing with domestic violence. Teams will relay the distance overnight, representing the families, friends and colleagues that are also affected. In the morning, many others will join in for the last 10km run or the 3km walk to represent the support, community and services available to help those faced with danger and despair.

Candles will be carried throughout the night to symbolise speaking out about domestic violence and bringing those affected out of the darkness and into the daylight. To join us in the fight and let your community know enough is enough, registrations for participation will be opening soon.

View pictures from the event in the gallery below or head to our Facebook page HERE to view more.

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