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Women in Training 5K

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October 9, 2021 @ 7:00 am 10:00 pm

Women In Training, Inc. (WIT​), a nonprofit organization that distributes​ WITKITS​ ​ of menstrual, hygiene and dental products to underserved girls and nonbinary youth, is holding the Women In Training, Inc. 2nd Annual 5K Race to End Poverty. Period!, which will offer participants a visual tour of several historic sites in downtown Montgomery, including the church where Martin Luther King Jr. led the organizing meeting that sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and the spot where Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a city bus, energizing the civil rights movement.You may walk or run wherever you are! The in-person race will begin on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at 7:00 a.m. at the Court Square Fountain on historic Dexter Avenue in downtown Montgomery, Alabama.Participants will walk or run on a hilly course along the streets of downtown Montgomery, beginning at Court Square Fountain, the site of a former slave auction block that now hosts a Black Lives Matter mural. Before the Civil War, the same location was the site of Montgomery’s slave markets. Enslaved Africans of all ages were auctioned at the fountain, along with land and livestock.

Details

Date:
October 9, 2021
Time:
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
Cost:
$25
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Website:
https://runsignup.com/Race/AL/Montgomery/WIT5KVirtualWalkRuntoEndPeroidPoverty


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