MMIWG2S+ Alaska Virtual 5K

We invite you to participate and honor Missing and Murdered Indigenous Womxn, girls, Two Spirit+ and all relatives through healthy healing.

The 2nd annual MMIWG2S+ Alaska Run for Healing, Run for Justice is a virtual 5K run, walk, or other physical activity dedicated to honoring missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls, and all relatives. This is a free virtual 5K run open to all from September 27-October 4, 2021. The 5K is meant to raise awareness and provide a healthy healing activity for our community to join. While this is not a race or competition, you can share your participation into the FB event and you will be entered into a drawing for a swag bag! 

Register and participate from any location!
Registration here: https://forms.gle/ubAP5X5vDgSybHSi7
Once registered you’ll receive your registration packet through email from the organizing team before the event. Share your participation for a drawing! Details are in the packet that you will receive.

>> Here are ways that you can participate!
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1. Mark yourself ‘GOING’ in our Facebook Event!
2. Choose your activity! We invite all active participation! You can walk, roll, skate, ski, climb, or even row! The idea is to be active in any way that is healthy for you!
3. Choose your route and distance! Whether it’s 2 blocks, 5k, up a mountain, or around your village, we invite you to do what feels best for you! If you’d like to mark your route using GPS check out Android/iOS options here: https://www.tomsguide.com/round-up/best-running-apps

>> Check out the schedule of Facebook events with daily videos from our organizing team!
September 27th- Welcome from our team!
September 28th- Data for Indigenous Justice
September 29th – Native Peoples Action
September 30th- Alaska Native Justice Center
October 1st- Native Movement
October 2nd- Alaska Native Heritage Center
October 3rd- Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center
October 4th- Closing and Drawing!

>> Make it yours!
*A bib is coming soon!*
If you’d like to do your ‘5K’ in honor of someone special add their names on your bib. Dress up! Wear red, or fun clothes to commemorate. Go as a team! Practice safe distancing and COVID precautions if going as a group.

>>Share the love!
Take a video or picture of your participation and share in the Facebook event! Each person who shares in the FB event will be entered into a final drawing of swag!Share: your name, location/whose land you are on, your activity, and why you chose to participate!
#MMIWG#MMIWGAK#MMIWG2S#RunningForJustice#SayTheirNames

Is there a prize or incentive?
The 5K is meant to raise awareness and provide a healthy healing activity for our community to join. While this is not a race or competition, you can register for the event and you will be entered into a drawing for a swag bag!

How can I get involved with MMIWG AK?
This event is co-hosted by MMIWG Alaska: Native Peoples Action Community Fund, Native Movement, Data for Indigenous Justice, Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center, Alaska Native Heritage Center, and Alaska Native Justice Center.Your participation matters! Raising awareness is a big part of addressing MMIWG everywhere. Our teams host community events and share ways to be involved on our social media and webpages