FARMINGTON — Franklin County’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services (SAPARS) invites everyone to help run (or walk) sexual violence out of the community at the fourth annual Teal Ribbon Run/Walk 5K on Saturday, Sept. 9.

Registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the Holman House, 227 Main St. The 5K will start at 10 a.m.

Register before Friday, Sept. 1, pay $15 and receive a free T-shirt. After that the fee will be $20. Children 12 years and younger can participate for free.

To register and pay online, visit, or mail checks to Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Services, PO Box 6, Auburn, ME 04212. Make checks payable to SAPARS and write “Teal Ribbon Run” in the subject line.

The statewide toll-free, 24-hour helpline is 1-800-871-7741.

FMI: 207-778-9522,

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