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Military Women's Memorial 9/11 Remembrance Shadow Relay

September 5-11th




What: 177-mile relay from September 5-11th. Teams of any size (12 people recommended) collectively walk, run, bike or swim (stationary bikes, ellipticals, treadmills, rowers count) 177 miles over the 7 days. 

Why: This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks-the horrific acts of terrorism that changed America forever.  Since that fateful day and the attacks on our nation's foundations and freedoms, 177 servicewomen have died in combat zones.  They left behind families, loved ones, and most importantly, legacies of strength, sacrifice, bravery, and patriotism. The Military Women's Memorial will pay tribute to these women and those who were killed on 9/11 with a 177-mile Remembrance Relay from September 5-11th, 2021.

Where:  Your hometown! This event is a shadow relay held virtually. Your team can complete the 177 miles in almost any way - add all your distances together to make the 177 miles. The MWM team will complete the relay with a very small team going from the Flight 93 Memorial to the Military Women’s Memorial. This shadow relay is meant to accompany their efforts and allow more people to participate.  The full list of the 177 women we will be honoring along with their hometowns can be viewed HERE.


SPONSORS: MISSION BBQ, Team UNBROKEN, Women In Military Service For America Memorial Foundation Board, Ade Nation, Excelsior College, Rocky Boots, Black Cape

This event is free.  For information on how to become a sponsor for this event, please contact or you can make a tax-deductible donation during the registration process. 

Race apparel can be purchased HERE.

Non-profit partners: Wear Blue: Run to Remember, Razia's Ray of Hope, Mission Continues, Team RWB, and USO

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