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Posted on: April 14, 2022

[ARCHIVED] MMIW Virtual 5 Kilometer Group Run/Walk

MMIW

Join Thomas Branigan Memorial Library and Bluebird Running Company as they support the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) in a 5-kilometer run/walk at La Lloroña Park, beginning at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 8, 2022.
 
The event is open to everyone at any level!

The MMIW Virtual 5k event is a race at your own pace and place. You can run, walk, bike, hike, or participate through any movement anywhere – including the comfort of your own home.

The mission is to show support and solidarity with the indigenous women, girls, and two-spirits, and with the grieving families and individuals working on the frontlines to end this epidemic of violence against indigenous people.

The MMIW Virtual 5k is an annual event sponsored by Native Women Running to raise awareness and benefit MMIW USA and the Native Women’s Association of Canada. Runners, walkers, and supporters are encouraged to visit Native Women Running at https://www.nativewomenrunning.com/events for information.

This document can be made available in alternate formats by calling 575/528-4102 or 575/528-4008 (TTY). Anyone who requires an accommodation for a disability to participate in this event should call the library at least 48 hours in advance at 575/528-4102 or 575/528-4008 (TTY).

For information, contact Elizabeth Puckett, writer, at 575/528-4012 or by email at epuckett@las-cruces.org.

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