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Race Against Violence
(Left to right) Task force member Holly Bowie, Judge Nancy Bills, chair of the Task Force, Task Force member Derek Marchman, Assistant District Attorney Blair Lawhon, chair of the criminal committee on the Task Force, with figures that represent Rockdale residents killed by domestiv violence. - photo by Michelle Kim

The Rockdale Task Force Against Family Violence is holding their first ever Race Against Violence on Oct. 23.

The 5k run will start at 8 a.m. and the 1 mile fun run will start at 8:30 a.m. The race course starts at Conyers First United Methodist on Main Street and loops through Olde Town Conyers. Proceeds will go to Project ReNeWal domestic violence shelter and the task force.

Registration is $15 before the run and $20 on race day. Applications to register for the race are available at Results will be posted on For more information, call 770-278-7721 or email