The 4th annual race against racism in Quebec will take place on May 14

YWCA Quad Cities welcomes the public back to the Lindsay Park Yacht Club in Davenport on Saturday, May 14, 2022 for the 4and– annual race against racism, a race for all ages.

The event features a 5,000 mile (timed) run/walk and a 1-mile (untimed) fun run/walk, both of which take runners and walkers on the bike path along the beautiful Mississippi River. Proceeds from this event support YWCA Quad Cities social, justice, youth and advocacy programs. Race start time is 9:00am

You’ll want to be there early to take advantage of the Pursuit of Health & Wellness Expo, sponsored by UnityPoint Health-Trinity. The event ends with an after-party which will be waiting for you at the Lindsay Park Yacht Club. Registration is open now HERE to register today.

“As many find reason to be divided over differences, we at YWCA Quad Cities strive to stand united and support all in need,” according to a Wednesday statement. “To celebrate this event and the cause it represents, YWCA Quad Cities will honor individuals who use their WORDS, ACTIONS and CHOICES to have a meaningful impact against racism in and around the Quad Cities, challenging the absent and the harmful. stories about race and building solutions that unite rather than divide.

Applications are accepted until April 1st and can be submitted online by CLICK HERE.

Sponsorship opportunities are available from $250; all including free registration. For more information on becoming a Race Against Racism sponsor, contact Deanna Woodall, Vice President of Development and Growth at dwoodall@qcywca.org or 563-340-0310.

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