Hundreds of Men Plan To Walk Through Charlotte in High-Heels Later This Month

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Never underestimate the power of high heels, especially when those heels help raise awareness about gendered violence and sexual assault.

A fun, iconic Charlotte event, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2019 will be held Saturday, April 27, at NoDa Brewing Company, 2921 N. Tryon St. Registration opens at 9 a.m.; walk begins at 10 a.m. Registration is $25 for men and $10 for women; register online today.

Not sure about walking an entire mile in high-heeled shoes? This year’s event will feature a half-mile bailout—sponsored by Loebsack & Brownlee, PLLC—that will allow men to ditch their heels for more comfortable shoes at the halfway mark. Pre-registration for the bailout will be available online beginning Tuesday, April 23, at 10 a.m.

Other Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® highlights will include TIN Kitchen® food truck fare; a glam booth/selfie station; tunes with DJ Betty; and Woody and Wilcox of 106.5’s “The Woody and Wilcox Show” fame behind the mic. NoDa Brewing Co. will host an after-party with live music and an awards ceremony for walk participants. Walkers and guests can share photos and posts at the event using the hashtag #walkamileclt.

We’re proud to announce the following Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® sponsors:

  • Stiletto Level: Rosedale Infectious Diseases PLLC, NoDa Brewing Co.
  • Half-Mile Bailout Sponsor: Loebsack & Brownlee, PLLC
  • Awards Sponsor: Identiti Resources
  • Registration Sponsor: Great Clips
  • Platform Level: The Blind Pig; FOX Sports; BHL Services
  • First Aid Station: Carolinas College of Health Sciences
  • Wedge Level: Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated; Herrmann & Murphy, PLLC; NoDa Company Store; Sea Level NC; Mythic; Urban Skin; Heart Beats as One Foundation
  • Pump Level: SouthEnd Dentistry

Visit www.safealliance.org/walkamile to register, donate or learn more about the event.

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