Race Against Racism 5k supporting YWCA Minneapolis
Race Against Racism 5k

About YWCA Race Against Racism 5k

Race Against Racism 5k is an accessible run/walk on a flat course around Lake Nokomis on August 8. Gather your friends, families and colleagues for a casual (or competitive) 3.1-mile run or walk in a safe, distanced outdoor setting. Open to all ages and genders. Strollers are welcome!

This run/walk supports YWCA’s mission and work to eliminate racism and empower women. After a year of virtual events, we are excited for our community of athletes, supporters and social justice advocates to come together in person and celebrate the strength and resilience in us all.

Date: Sunday, August 8
Time: First wave starts at 9:00 am
Location: Lake Nokomis
Cost: $40

Race Against Racism 5k offers:

  • COVID-19 safety precautions
  • YWCA-branded merchandise for all participants
  • Timed finish
  • Supported course
  • Virtual race option

And swag! Paid participants will receive a Loop terry beach towel. Enjoy spa level treatment from the pool to the beach with this super absorbent towel! Measures: 30" x 60" 100% ring spun cotton loop terry towel.


Starts at:  May 5, 2021 3:00 AM
Ends at:  August 10, 2021 12:00 AM


Lake Nokomis
Minneapolis,MN 55417 USA


Rachael Weiker

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