The third annual Take Back the Night event is coming up this weekend.

This marathon event is to bring awareness and support to ending sexual assault and violence against women. Each year this event brings people out to break the fear that prevents us from feeling safe on our streets at night. Organizers says Take Back the Night participants will meet this Friday at Riverside Park in Kapuskasing at 7:30pm to start a walk, run or bike on courses of either one, three, five or 10 kilometres.

The event is open to everyone and registration is free.