Before the start of their event, a group of runners pause on sunny morning in the park holding a Black Girls Run banner.

Black Girls RUN! Foundation

Black Girls RUN! increases equity, justice, and belonging for people outside by creating a safe space for African American women to participate in the sport of running no matter where they are on their fitness journey. Black Girls RUN! live the mantra of leaving no woman behind and promote community, sisterhood and unity.






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The REI Cooperative Action Fund is a 501(c)(3) public charity. 100% of donations from the general public are invested in grantees. Donations are tax deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. Learn more in our FAQs.