Runners race through downtown Rocky Mount in 16th annual Johnny CASA 5K fundraiser

The event raises money to protect children at risk of abuse or neglect

One of our own, reporter Brittany Weir, hosted the 16th Annual Johnny CASA 5K race Saturday morning in downtown Rocky Mount.

ROCKY MOUNT, Va. – One of our own, reporter Brittany Weir, hosted the 16th Annual Johnny CASA 5K race Saturday morning in downtown Rocky Mount.

The theme this year was superheroes and the executive officer of the race is thankful for the heroes running in Saturday’s race.

First back already! First runner is back!

Posted by Johnny CASA 5 Miler 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, December 18, 2021

“It takes a village to really embrace and encompass the needs of children, and people step up,” said Southern Virginia Child Advocacy Center Executive Officer, Joyce Moran.

The event raises money to protect the interests of children at risk of abuse or neglect. All proceeds will go to the Southern Virginia Child Advocacy Center.