Race for Justice
We are excited to announce the first annual Race for Justice. This event was designed by a women-led student group. Inspired by Breonna Taylor, the movement that followed her tragic loss, and the many other injustices we’ve seen and experienced, this race is about uniting our city to move forward. Proceeds from the event will be donated to six local nonprofits doing justice work in the city: Americana, the Bail Project, La Casita, Mattingly Edge, Queer KY, and Roots 101.
5-person teams complete a relay of 26 total laps -- each lap dedicated to one year of Breonna’s life. Individuals can register for a 1.3 mile run/walk -- Breonna's life was taken on March 13th. Virtual registration is also available.
We highly encourage anyone in the community who supports our mission but cannot attend to sign up "virtually". When you sign up virtually you support our mission and contribute to the great organizations above. Virtual participants may "join" us in their own way on 18th - run/walk/roll for 26 minutes, 26 miles, 5 blocks, 1.3 miles or anything you can think of!!
During the race, you will also hear speakers and see videos depicting our journey highlighting the work of our non-profit partners. The day will also include a celebration of justice with speakers, music, and entertainment. There will be booths from local justice organization to provide even more opportunity for you to engage in justice work.
Our will also get to enjoy the beautiful facilitate at the Norton Sports and Learning Complex which include rock climbing and bowling. Food trucks and vendors will be on-site. It will be a great to celebrate, move, and act together.
We want our city to run, march, walk, dance as we move Forward. Together. For Justice.