Third annual Child Abuse Awareness Walk/Run hosts over 300 participants

HARLINGEN — The third annual Child Abuse Awareness Walk/Run took place yesterday with more than 300 participants of all ages taking part in the event.

Harlingen hosts one of the largest events in the state as far as the number of participants taking part.

Also helping out at the event at Keys Academy were an estimated 100 volunteers.

Medals were handed out to participants in the 1-mile run and trophies were awarded to the top 10 in both male and female categories.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month.