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Hollaback! helps women fight harassment

Originally Published: May 22, 2012
By Adena Andrews

Holly Kearl has been running marathons since she was 14. Running outdoors was her favorite pastime and a stress reliever until a confrontation during her junior year in college.

She was out for a run in the park when a man yelled sexually explicit comments and then began to chase her. Kearl was able to safely outsprint him to a well-lit area, but after that incident, her runs were controlled by fear.

"I could go out for an hour-long run during the day and sexually ...

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