GirlTrek Hosts #MAMAthon, The Largest National Walk Honoring Black Mothers

 

GirlTrek Mamathon

The length of a marathon is 26.2 miles, but we know mothers and caregivers go twice the distance, twice as hard and give twice as much love, care and time. GirlTrek calls this a Mamathon — twice the distance of a marathon, 52.4 miles.

This May, GirlTrek, a national nonprofit and health movement that activates thousands of Black women to be change makers in their lives and communities through walking, is sponsoring Mamathon 2016, a walking challenge, where women pledge to walk 52.4 miles (about 2.5 miles a day) during the month of May to honor their mother or the mother figures in their lives.

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