We Are Here

Participate by 11/30/2022

(race date estimated)

We Are Here Race Description

Signup for our virtual race, We Are Here! Abuse Refuge Org (ARO) is inviting you to join our cause by participating in our 5K We Are Here Virtual Race in an effort to acknowledge those who have suffered from abuse. We need your help to spread awareness of our mission to turn victims of abuse into survivors through our Norm Therapy™ approach. ARO is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit Public Charity Organization that focuses on 10 abuse categories: narcissism, sexual, physical, psychological, financial, child, self-abuse, cyber, spousal, and bullying.
ARO is positioning itself to become the definitive leader within the Abuse Care Industry. We strive to grant victims clarity of their past and the present as well as to the many and multiple Abused Victims so they can proceed with their futures, by penetrating and overwhelm every aspect, from recognition, treatment, staffing, and guidance within the Abuse Care Industry. Further, our goal is to standardize “Whole person conceptual treatment” throughout the Abuse Care Industry and to further develop a recognized and respected path to wellness. ARO’s goal is not to reinvent the wheel rather identify the metrics, reorient the existing components and define an ameliorated journey towards recovery and wellness.
The Abuse Care Industry, for the lack of a better term, currently does not wholly exist. Norm Therapy™ takes the victim through an elaborate process of identifying their abusive circumstance(s), their strengths, their weaknesses and provides cursory solutions towards preparing the victims for a more formalized professional counselling, therapies and possible extraction from their abuse. Further, this process requires a “Last ditch effort response” on behalf of the victim. “It’s impossible to help someone who isn’t helping themselves”.
This service costs ARO thousands of dollars for each group to successfully complete our Norm Therapy™ program. Access to traditional abuse care treatment is limited and cost prohibited. Only a small segment of our global society are able to enjoy the services of psychologists, clinicians, therapists, psychiatrists, doctors and the like. For these reasons, ARO is currently raising monies and awareness, on the highest levels, to develop a cost free access portal to all of your abuse care related therapeutic needs.
The Abuse Care Community is unpleasantly disconnected to the world at large and extremely expensive. The one “Takeaway” is that ARO’s strategy is to take an otherwise disjointed community and effectively link these social, mental, and  health-like facilities and seamlessly weave them into the Abuse Care Industry. This does not exist to date on any standardized scale. We are the first to date to bring the majority of the industry under one umbrella.
We need you, your friends, your family and your community to participate! Will you support our efforts in our fight against abuse by participating in our We Are Here 5K?We thank you for your support through your generous donations, participation, volunteering your precious time at ARO and sharing our social media with your loved ones.
To learn more about our efforts, go to GoARO.org.
To make a donation, Click Here!.
If you are a Sponsor, Corporation or a generous Philanthropist, please do not hesitate to make contact with us by emailing 5k@abuserefuge.org.
We will be recognizing the Top 3 racers with a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medal!
Event Details:
  • You'll compete with others from the comfort of your own community.
  • For all those interested in donating, supporting and participating with ARO, make sure you sign up for this fundraiser. To sign up to raise funds for ARO, request to have your own fundraising page sent to you. For the first 500 people in this race, if you donate in excess of $100, your registration will be waived. 
  • To learn more about who we are, go to GoARO.org and support us by becoming a Volunteer or Intern. Making a donation is simple, click here to Donate Now!
  • We thank you in advance for your interest, support and involvement as we "Breathe life".

How does a virtual 5K work?

1. Register for the event.
2. Set aside time between now and November 30th, 2021 to run (to even include on a treadmill) or walk a 5K in your neighborhood (Due to COVID-19).
3. Run/walk the 5K! You got this! Make sure you track your run using an app like Runkeeper or any app which shows BOTH distance and time.
4. Submit your results (with photo evidence!) through this website to be placed on the leaderboard.
5. While you wait to see who are the top 3 finishers, advertise the event to your family and friends. We are counting on you to enjoy a great event along with us!
6) Go to the "Race Store" to order more swag for yourself, your friends or family!
7) Don't forget to post your pictures on Instagram and Facebook and tag #WEAREHERE #ARO and #BREATHELIFE  
ABUSE REFUGE ORG. (ARO) - INTERNATIONAL & DOMESTIC DONATIONS DRIVEIn the midst of COVID-19, our services and presence in the abuse services arena is ever more needed.  
Is there a prize for winning the race?
  • 1st Price Winner- 1st Place Gold Medal
  • 2nd Prize Winner- 2nd Place Silver Medal
  • 3rd Prize Winner- 3rd Place Bronze Medal

Join us in Abuse Refuge Org's (ARO's) We Are Here Virtual 5K for a great race that supports a noble cause! Our team has been working hard to deliver you a memorable race experience with many more to come in the future so send us your ideas and get involved! We would love to hear from you, so consider writing us a review or contact us at: 5k@abuserefuge.org.


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  • Race Date: 2021/11/30 12:06:00 PM (Tuesday)
  • Categories:
    • We Are Here! Virtual 5K
    • Run Only (No Merchandise)

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