I'm so glad to have had the opportunity to participate in this race. I received a free entry but donated the registration fee to support MMIW USA. Before this race, I had no idea about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and I learned SO much through Native Women Running and MMIW USA. They shared several updates leading up to the National Day of Awareness and were very active on Social Media, which really makes a difference when doing a virtual race! I had 2 runs over the virtual racing period, the first was 3 miles and second was 5 miles. I had a really good experience and did wear my finisher's shirt on the first run to show my support. I highly recommend participating next year and learning more about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women.