For many women, midwives are an important part of the birthing process but they aren’t always supported or even understood in our health care system. To help support midwives, raise awareness and raise funds for this cause, the NYC Chapter of American College of Nurse Midwives & Choices in Childbirth is holding the 9th Annual Miles for Midwives – a 5K Run/Walk and Birth & Wellness Fair. This run/fair is designed to bring runners, families and midwifery supporters to this fun community day. Additionally, proceeds from this event will benefit the work of ACNM and CIC to improve maternity care.
9th Annual Miles for Midwives Celebration
Saturday, October 1, 2011
Runner/Walker Check-in begins: 8:30 am
5K Fun-Run Begins: 10:00am
**Check back for detailed day-of Wellness Fair Calendar!
Location: Prospect Park, Bartel-Pritchard Square, 15th Street and Prospect Park West Brooklyn, NY
Subway: F, G, to 15th Street – Prospect Park
For further questions please email Miles4Midwives@gmail.com
To register online, please click here.
Online Registration deadline: Thurs., September 29, 2011 @ 11:59pm EST
* First 400 participants will receive a 2011 M4M T-shirt
To register via mail:
Please mail completed registration form (one per participant) and corresponding registration fees to the address below. Make checks payable to Choices in Childbirth.
Choices in Childbirth
441 Lexington Ave, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10017
All forms and payments received by mail must be received before Thursday, September 29, 2011.
Registration Fee Breakdown:
Adult Runner/Walker: Advance $25, Day-of $30
Child Runner/Walker: Advance $8, Day-of $10
VIP Runner/Walker: Advance $75, Day-of $80 (Includes deluxe gift bag.)
Healthy Birth Champs: Advance $8, Day-of $10 (Includes an event T-shirt.)