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Strava Kicks Off The Women’s Month Running Challenge

Here's how you can join athletes from all over the world to run 2.4 million miles in 24 days to raise awareness of women's rights.

In honor of International Women’s Day, Strava is kicking off its Women’s Month Running Challenge. The challenge is in partnership wth Menos Mas—a lifestyle health and wellness platform—and Voltwomen—a women’s running movement—and encourages athletes to join in the attempt to run a combined 2.4 million miles in 24 days.

Runners from all over the world are invited to join in on the challenge with the goal of raising awareness in support of women’s rights.

“We’re incredibly excited to join forces with Voltwomen and Menos Mas for this unique challenge,” said Megha Doshi, Local Marketing Director at Strava in a press release. “Strava has always been a place where millions of women can build their running community and inspire each other. It was only fitting that we celebrated International Women’s Day with a running challenge.”

To join, simply sign up for the Women’s Month Running Challenge on Strava, and start running! You are encouraged to run a mile a day from March 8 through the end of the month. Strava encourages all athletes to share their progress on social media using the hashtags: #VoltMas24, #MenosMas, #Voltwomen and #Strava.