Miles for Midwives 2019 5k

I am personally involved in planning this wonderful event that helps support birth in Washington State and the local non-profit Families of Color – Seattle.

Join us on Oct. 19th at Marymoor Park for a family-friendly run/walk 5K! Strollers and leashed pets are welcome to join in on this community enriching event! Register for the race at To learn more about Miles for Midwives please visit our website:

I would LOVE to see you and your family/friends there - Please spread the word!

******This is a plastic-free event. Please bring your own water bottle. There will be water refilling stations provided.*******


Velodrome Shelter at King County's Marymoor Park
6046 West Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE
Redmond, WA US 98052


Join us at the beautiful King County's Marymoor Park for a morning of fun and fitness. All are welcome at this event, so bring friends, family, and your favorite midwife. This 5K celebrates midwifery in Washington state. Proceeds benefit the Washington affiliate of the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) and the Midwives Association of Washington State (MAWS), who will donate proceeds to scholarships and an emergency fund for midwives who are suddenly unable to practice due to illness, injury, or accident! In addition, 10% of all proceeds will be donated to Families of Color - Seattle (FOCS).

Run or walk at your own pace. Strollers and dogs are welcome! Registration opens at 8:00am and the race begins at 9:00am. After the run join us for a raffle! Raffle items include massages, gift cards, pregnancy/parenting supplies, discounts on classes and memberships, handmade items by local artists, toys, decorations, books, and more! 

Chelsey Swan