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People deck out in purple for Man Up Crusade Run to the Rodeo

NAMPA -- Saturday morning was the first annual Man Up Crusade Run to the Rodeo in Downtown Nampa. People showed up all decked out in their purple to run or walk in the 5k. The Man Up Crusade is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about domestic violence, and is bring purple nights to rodeos and fairs across the nation. Organizers say, it all goes hand-in-hand with cowboy ideals. "Right is right. Wrong is wrong. Yes sir. No ma'am, and we know how to treat our ladies. Also, we want to start with the young kids to make sure they know how to act. We're trying to do everything we can to wipe out domestic battery," said Val Brisbin, Vice Director of Man Up Crusade. Brisbin also says domestic violence is an issue that affects one-in-four women and one-in-seven men across the nation.   
/ Source: KTVB-TV

NAMPA -- Saturday morning was the first annual Man Up Crusade Run to the Rodeo in Downtown Nampa.

People showed up all decked out in their purple to run or walk in the 5k.

The Man Up Crusade is a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about domestic violence, and is bring purple nights to rodeos and fairs across the nation.

Organizers say, it all goes hand-in-hand with cowboy ideals.

"Right is right. Wrong is wrong. Yes sir. No ma'am, and we know how to treat our ladies. Also, we want to start with the young kids to make sure they know how to act. We're trying to do everything we can to wipe out domestic battery," said Val Brisbin, Vice Director of Man Up Crusade.

Brisbin also says domestic violence is an issue that affects one-in-four women and one-in-seven men across the nation.