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3rd Annual Gratitude Run/Walk/Bike

Come celebrate Thanksgiving morning with us!

2018 Gratitude Run

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Come celebrate Thanksgiving with us at a family-friendly, gratitude-filled morning with NHI!


8:15 AM: Opening Circle & stretch

8:30 AM: 5k and 10k Run

8:35 AM: leisurely bike ride

8:45 AM: Walks (1 mile, 2 mile, & 5k)

9:15 AM: 400 meter Toddler Dash

You are invited to bring donations for local families in need (winter clothing and non-perishable food items) as well as cash donations for NHI’s Running Medicine program.

Gratitude Run/Walk shirts for sale – long sleeve ($20) and sweatshirts ($30)

THANK YOU to our 2018 event sponsors:


Daddy Appleseed Fund

Wings of America

Presbyterian Center for Community Health

UNM Health Science Center

County Commissioner

Maggie Hart Stebbins

Athlete’s Edge

Molina Healthcare


After Hours Pediatrics

Sandoval Regional Medical Center

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 The Native Health Initiative and its Running Medicine program will  host the 3rd Annual Gratitude Run/Walk event at Southwestern Indian  Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) in Albuquerque at 8am on Thanksgiving  morning. NHI will also host a similar event in Farmington. Both events  are FREE, amidst many Thanksgiving run/walk events that can be quite  costly.

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Running Medicine is based on the understanding that running and exercise  is a beautiful and potent medicine for mind, body, and spirit. Formed  as a program of the Native Health Initiative (NHI), our vision is to  create a culture of wellness through a supportive, loving community.  


Inclusive to all people, all fitness and ability levels

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Intergenerational – youth, elders and everyone in between!

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