A group of recreational runners met Saturday morning as they continue to call for more steps to be taken against the Louisville Metro Police Department officers involved in the March police raid that killed Breonna Taylor.“Run for Breonna” events take place in several U.S. cities every Saturday morning.Runners in Louisville met at the corner of 11th and Main Streets Saturday morning. The start and finish lines were outside the mural remembering Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd.Organizers said they planned the 5K route with intentionality.It included the Breonna Taylor memorial at Jefferson Square, a known meeting place for protesters calling for her justice. Some of the participants wore shirts that displayed messages honoring Breonna Taylor.Everyone wore running bibs that were bigger than the average size. Co-organizer Stephanie Johnson said the size, message and QR code to resources were included purposefully.“It’s to keep awareness around police brutality systemic racism,” said Johnson. “It’s to keep awareness around these things to make positive change.”Leonard Burk joined the more than three-mile run for the second week, as he, too, peacefully protests against racial and social inequalities.“Don’t get me wrong, we don’t want to have to do this,” Burk told WLKY News. “What goes through my head is just, like, no one should have to be killed inside their own home for literally defending themselves.”“It just shows how our color people, how we are being treated,” Burk added.However, the multi-racial, open-to-the-public group said that it’s working to flip that treatment, working towards a more equal tomorrow.Runners finished the weekend morning run by touching the mural with Breonna Taylor’s face on it. Then, they wrote letters to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and LMPD Acting Chief Rob Schroeder.“We wake up not knowing if it’s going to be our last day or not. She (Breonna Taylor) was not able to wake up on March 13, and so, 176 days since that point, it is emotional because you got to know that her family wasn’t prepared for this. She wasn’t prepared for this, and that’s no different than any one of us,” Johnson said.Group leaders said that more than 100 letters have been written so far.

A group of recreational runners met Saturday morning as they continue to call for more steps to be taken against the Louisville Metro Police Department officers involved in the March police raid that killed Breonna Taylor.

“Run for Breonna” events take place in several U.S. cities every Saturday morning.

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Runners in Louisville met at the corner of 11th and Main Streets Saturday morning. The start and finish lines were outside the mural remembering Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd.

Organizers said they planned the 5K route with intentionality.

It included the Breonna Taylor memorial at Jefferson Square, a known meeting place for protesters calling for her justice.

Some of the participants wore shirts that displayed messages honoring Breonna Taylor.

Everyone wore running bibs that were bigger than the average size. Co-organizer Stephanie Johnson said the size, message and QR code to resources were included purposefully.

“It’s to keep awareness around police brutality [and] systemic racism,” said Johnson. “It’s to keep awareness around these things to make positive change.”

Leonard Burk joined the more than three-mile run for the second week, as he, too, peacefully protests against racial and social inequalities.

“Don’t get me wrong, we don’t want to have to do this,” Burk told WLKY News. “What goes through my head is just, like, no one should have to be killed inside their own home for literally defending themselves.”

“It just shows how our color people, how we are being treated,” Burk added.

However, the multi-racial, open-to-the-public group said that it’s working to flip that treatment, working towards a more equal tomorrow.

Runners finished the weekend morning run by touching the mural with Breonna Taylor’s face on it. Then, they wrote letters to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and LMPD Acting Chief Rob Schroeder.

“We wake up not knowing if it’s going to be our last day or not. She (Breonna Taylor) was not able to wake up on March 13, and so, 176 days since that point, it is emotional because you got to know that her family wasn’t prepared for this. She wasn’t prepared for this, and that’s no different than any one of us,” Johnson said.

Group leaders said that more than 100 letters have been written so far.

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