Rock Artist and abuse survivor Kristen Faulconer plans to run at "Victims Victory 5K walk/10 Run"

Los Angeles, California (PressExposure) April 13, 2012 -- Reverbnation's 2012 Indie Music Channel Awards "Best Rock Artist" and "Best Pop Song" Nominee Kristen Faulconer plans to participate in the 10th Annual Victory of Victims Run/Walk Sunday, April 15th, at Lake Balboa Park (6330 Woodley Avenue Lake Balboa, CA 91406) Los Angeles, CA.

"I am an abuse survivor and my music is about empowering and uplifting people," said Faulconer. "I wrote many of my songs about the abuse I endured and my struggles with being adopted.

The 5K Walk/Run and 10K River Run event benefits The Center for Assault Treatment Services (CATS) at Northridge Hospital Medical Center is the only 24/7 program for victims of sexual assault and abuse in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita Valleys. Faulconer has started a movement and anti-abuse group on Facebook, too. It's called, "Revolution Against Abuse" ([http://on.fb.me/IQcUI9])

"My music is really an expression of the abusive experiences I have had over the years," said Faulconer. I support any benefit programs that aim to prevent child abuse and neglect before it starts."

Faulconer has been nominated for Reverbnation's 2012 Indie Music Channel Awards for "Best Rock Artist" and "Best Pop Song." The song Nominated is ("Fun" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVmjjZNDvDM). The event is set for Sunday, April 29th at the House of Blues, Hollywood.

Kristen Faulconer also has a new band. They are: Cy Passley on lead guitar, Mike Talanca on bass, and Blake Padveen on drums. Faulconer is working on a new album release this fall entitled, "Phoenix", and some of the songs are posted on iTunes. Faulconer has already been nominated for another awards show in November. Sponsors for Faulconer's charity event include: Joel Mosely/Personal Trainer, The Sound Bakery Production, and David Dance Italy.

The winners are selected by a panel of judges based solely on the quality of the music and the performance of the artist. Fans don't vote.

"We are looking forward to giving back to the community and having a great race day," said Falconer.

For more about Kristen Faulconer, visit: http://www.KristenFaulconer.net.

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