YWCA Charleston Race Against Racism
WhereCharleston, WV - Magic Island
WhenApril 29, 2017 - 9:00 AM
What5K Run/1M Walk
Start at Magic Island, pass Mary C. Snow Elementary, thru West Side neighborhoods & finish at Magic Island. Register online at ywcacharleston.org/race.
$25/person (includes t-shirt)
$200/team of 10 (includes one t-shirt per person)
Men / Women Run - 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 - 69, 70 & Over
Men / Women Walk - Overall
Prizes will be available for winners in each category.
All proceeds from the race will benefit the YWCA Charleston and their work to eliminate racism and empower women.
Founded by the YWCA Trenton and YWCA Princeton in 2007, Stand Against Racism is now a signature campaign of YWCA USA. This campaign is designed to build community among those who work for racial justice and to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism. Stand Against Racism is one part of our larger national strategy to fulfill our mission of eliminating racism.
Groups of any size can take a Stand Against Racism by participating in the Race Against Racism. Stand Against Racism culminates in a commitment or re-commitment to work for racial justice by taking the pledge Against Racism.
“Racism continues to be a pervasive issue in our community and communities across the United States,” stated Debby Weinstein, executive director of the YWCA Charleston. “Stand Against Racism is just one way we can make a change by coming together to organize and show our commitment to eliminating racism.”