Mar 27, 2021
Piestewa Challenge 5K
6:45 PM - Mar 26 8:00 PM CDT
Edinburg Municipal Park, South Raul Longoria Road, Edinburg, TX, USA, Edinburg, TX 78542
Honor the Women Who Have Defended our Nation The Piestewa Challenge honors the 174 women who have given their lives in our continued combat operations around the globe. This year's effort is named in honor of SPC Lori Piestewa; SPC Piestewa is the first American Indian service member to be killed in combat on foreign soil, as well as the first female service member killed in Iraq. Launching on March 23, 2021, the 18th anniversary of SPC Piestewa’s sacrifice. Each step will honor the women who made the ultimate sacrifice, celebrate the women who were willing to make such sacrifices, and unite our community with a shared effort of purpose, health, and connection.
Ruby Orenday, [email protected]