Over 200 walkers participated in Walk a Mile in Her Shoes.

Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County has announced the winners of the ninth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes.

More than 200 walkers participated in Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, which netted close to $13,000 to benefit Rape Crisis Intervention Service of Carroll County, who hosted the event, according to a news release from RCIS.

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The 2017 Highest Fundraising Team was Gerstell Academy. Thirty-two walkers on the team raised $2,797, according to the release.

For the sixth year in a row, Stephen Hirsch was the Highest Fundraising Individual. Hirsch raised $1,737, according to the release.

Advocates 'Walk a Mile in her Shoes' to support fight against rape, sexual assault

More than 200 took to the streets to speak out against rape and sexual assault at the annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser.

Both winners will have their names printed on the back of next year's Walk a Mile in Her Shoes T-shirts, along with sponsors of the event.

"We are honored and humbled by the outpouring of sincere enthusiasm from the men in our community," Janice A. Kispert, CEO of RCIS said in the release. "After the ninth year of hosting this walk in Carroll County, it is encouraging to see our community continue to be responsive by calling attention to the silent epidemic of rape and sexual violence in our society."

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