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Are you a runner? What are you doing March 14?

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On January 4, 2020, Julie Nicholson was on a run in the Panhandle when she was hit and severely injured in a traffic crash.

Julie was near Oak and Masonic when two reckless drivers collided, and one of them jumped the curb. Julie was hit and thrown 20 feet. She broke her neck and back, and suffered deep tissue injuries.

Julie considers herself lucky to be alive. Now, Julie is running a half marathon on Sunday, March 14, to acknowledge the anniversary of her crash and draw attention to the reality of unsafe streets in San Francisco.

Are you a runner and want to give Julie a boost on her half marathon?

We are looking for other runners who want to cheer Julie along, or run part of all of Julie’s route in solidarity with her.

Julie’s 13.1-mile route will start in the Lower Haight at 8:00 AM and end at approximately 10:30AM at her crash site in the Panhandle.

Interested? Fill out the form and we’ll share the final route and timeline with you. Please share this with any runners you know. Feel free to reach out to me with any questions at

Julie is a member of San Francisco Bay Area Families for Safe Streets, a group made up of traffic crash survivors and the loved ones of people who have been killed or injured in traffic crashes. Families for Safe Streets receives support and guidance from Walk San Francisco.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a completely unsupported and unofficial run.