JOIN THE COMMUNITY EXPERIENCE ON JUNE 19TH 2021
Please join us on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 10:00 am for the 1st Annual Great Day Squad Juneteenth 5K. This year we will be offering both LIVE and VIRTUAL options. The live option will take place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum.
The 5K run will start and finish at the steps of the Philadelphia Art Museum on 2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19130.
The official start time is set for 10:00 am.
Make sure to join us virtually and track your miles on Strava in Great Day for a Run Club.
Instagram: Tag us @greatdaysquad #Juneteenth5K in your picture
Virtual participants will get to choose the day, time, and location for their virtual 5K run any time from date of registration through June 19, 2021.
We continue to commemorate over 400 years of Perseverance 1619-present and ask you to join us for this day of growth and education.
Juneteenth, the celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States on June 19th, 1865. General Gordon Granger led 2,000 Union soldiers to Galveston, Texas to ensure the freedom of 250,000 still enslaved persons. Visit www.juneteenth.com for additional information on this historic day.
Level 1 – Impact: Register for the run and complete.
Level 2 – Major Impact: Register for the run, complete the run and tag us (@greatdaysquad #Juneteenth5K) on Instagram with the picture you take.
Level 3 – Major Major Impact: Register for the run, complete the run, tag us on social media and donate to one of the three charities below.
We have chosen 3 non-profits to highlight:
Black Emotional and Mental Health Alliance, Black Mental Health Alliance and Girltrek. (see below to go directly to their websites to make a donation.)
BEAM develops, promotes and sponsors trusted culturally-relevant educational forums, trainings and referral services that support the health and well-being of Black people and their communities.
Girltek’s mission is to pioneer a health movement for African-American women & girls grounded in civil rights history & principles through walking campaigns, community leadership, and health advocacy.