AIJA’s 58th birthday world tour challenge

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01 - 05 July 2020


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! 

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WE'RE RAISING FUNDS FOR ILGA WORLD

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

  • Wear pride. Put on something linked to the cause (e.g. rainbow pin, t-shirt in one of the colours of the rainbow, rainbow socks/accessories), and/or something related to AIJA (e.g. red t-shirt, SOS Avocats t-shirt, AIJA written or painted on skin, Rio congress flip-flops, AIJA badge, etc).
  • Run, bike or walk using any tracking app such as Strava, RunKeeper, Runtastic, etc and then submit your time along with some photographs, selfies and videos capturing a moment from your activity in your team’s WhatsApp group. These will be published on AIJA’s social media.
  • Show pride. Why not show solidarity by publishing a photo from your activity and asking friends to sponsor your participation at this link. Some hashtags and emojis you can use in your social media post: #weareaija, #aijaworldtour, #worldpride2020, 

3. Support with pride

 We aim to raise funds to support 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!

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Meet our teams and their leaders

ALPINE CONNECTION - Austria   AIJA Rainbow alliance - BeNeLux   colourful wunderlust - Germany   aija 58 wtc team italia - Italy  

true colours -central eastern europe

  rainbow armada - Spain

Clara Gordon

 

Audrey Jarreton

 

 

Rebekka Stumpfrock

 

 

Francesca Salerno

 

 

Jera Majzelj

 

 

Alejandro Yúfera

 

RAINBOW RUNNERS - 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     FRANCE  

 SWEDEN

Pia Padfield   Moritz Maurer    Perry MacLennan     Hugo Teixeira     Joelle Muchada     Emelie Svensäter Jerntorp
TURKEY     AIJA WONDERLAND - AIJA BRUSSELS TEAM      

Ayşe Ülkü Solak
   Viktoria Keri      

Any questions?

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.