The goal of the JOHNNY CASA 5-MILER 5K WALK/RUN is to produce a quality fundraiser that appeals to all runners, walkers, and recreational athletes. The eighth annual event is set for October 12, 2013, registration begins at the Southern VA Child Advocacy Center located in historic uptown Rocky Mount, VA. All proceeds benefit the Southern Virginia Child Advocacy Center. Protecting the best interests of children at risk from abuse, neglect, or abandonment, we are are excited to announce the eighth annual Johnny CASA 5-Miler 5K Walk-Run to benefit the Southern Virginia Child Advocacy Center. Established in August 2001, the center provides a rapid response to children and non-offending family members who have been impacted with the immediate and long-term trauma associated with child abuse and neglect. Services at the CAC include on-site medical evaluations, clinical assessment and treatment services, forensic interviews, state victim compensation claims filing, education and prevention, victim advocacy, and victim case management.