Rocksteady Running is proud to introduce Mile in My Shoes as an official charity partner for our 2023 events!
Mile in My Shoes (MiMS) is a Twin Cities Minnesota based nonprofit that uses the power of running to bring together people from diverse backgrounds to build connections, boost wellness, spark social change, and center people traditionally excluded from running spaces. Based in homeless shelters, addiction recovery programs and re-entry centers for people exiting incarceration, MiMS views running as a tool for both personal and collective transformation. By focusing on people and spaces often marginalized in our society, MiMS teams use movement as a catalyst for social justice. By bringing together people from all walks of life, Members not only find common ground, but learn from and reach out to one another for support.
Mile in My Shoes mission is extremely compatible with Rocksteady Running’s mission of… “creating experiences that facilitate connection”. While we all know running and racing is good for us and is a ton of fun, it can also be a powerful tool for connection, growth, transformation and healing.
Help support a great cause and bring added meaning to your racing by becoming a MiMS FundRacer!
MiMS FundRacers will use their race experience at Zumbro, Superior(S), Afton, Superior(F) and ESTRS as an opportunity to raise critical funding for Mile in My Shoes while receiving great perks. MiMS helps you create a FundRacing page to share with family and friends, or you may raise funds in other ways. The more you raise, the more perks you receive – including a refund of your race entry and MiMS’ signature supersoft hoodie at the $500 level, or a guaranteed, free entry into ANY Rocksteady Running race of your choice in 2024 if you raise $2K! * Limited to 5 entries for our lottery races; Superior (Spring and Fall).
If you are interested in learning more or becoming a MiMS FundRacer, follow any of the event specific link(s) below.