In 2020 why not celebrate diversity and equality by supporting LGBTQIA+ rights, challenging yourself to complete a running, cycling, or walking activity in a team anywhere in the world, anytime between 1 to 5 July 23:59 CEST.
As part of our association’s commitment to diversity this year, AIJA invites all runners, cyclists, or power walkers, to show their support and pride by participating in a world tour challenge to celebrate our 58th anniversary on 1 July.
Anyone, anywhere, can take part!
The way it works is simple.
1. Sign up to join a team in your country
- Register by Monday, 29 June, at midnight, by following this link.
- Within a few days of your entry, you’ll be sent a welcome email confirming your place and national team. You will be invited to your team’s WhatsApp group where you can meet other participants.
- With your team, agree on the distance you’re completing individually. You can then choose your own route, your own starting time, and your own pace. Each national team has to complete at least 58km between 1 to 5 July.
- Spread the word on social media by inviting others to sign up or sponsor your participation in the challenge with a donation at this link. Here you can find a toolkit which can you use to promote your participation in the challenge. Some hashtags and emojis you can use in your post: #weareaija, #aijaworldtour, #worldpride2020,
2. Run/ bike/ walk with pride
3. Support with pride
We aim to raise funds for ILGA World
ILGA World – the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association - is a worldwide federation of more than 1,600 organisations from over 150 countries and territories campaigning for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex human rights. Find out more about them here.
The suggested amount is a minimum of €5. Any donation can make a big difference to the great work they're doing. Even if you are not participating in the challenge, you can support the cause!
Meet our teams and their leaders
|alpine connection - austria||AIJA Rainbow alliance - Benelux||colourful wanderlust - germany||aija 58 wtc team italia - italia||true colors - central eastern europe||rainbow armada - Spain|
RAINBOW RUNNNERS- UNITED KINGDOM
|CORP M&A BOOT CAMP - CORPORATE AND M&A COMMISSION||STARS AND STRIDES - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA||
CAMOES RUNS FOR LGBT - BRAZIL AND PORTUGAL
|Pia Padfield||Moritz Maurer||Perry MacLennan||Hugo Teixeira||Joelle Muchada||Emelie Svensäter Jerntorp|
|TURKEY||AIJA WONDERLAND - AIJA BRUSSELS TEAM|
|Ayşe Ülkü Solak||Viktoria Keri|
If you would like to find out more about the challenge, how we fundraise, or what happens to your donation, please contact Pia Padfield, co-chair, AIJA Human Rights Committee (email).
This challenge is organised by the AIJA President Paola Fudakowska, National Representatives Committee and Human Rights Committee.
Fees & General InfoThere are currently no registration fees available.
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It is recommended for each participant to purchase a cancellation and travel insurance.
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