2nd Annual HBCU Virtual Walk Challenge 2021

We’re excited to announce that the San Antonio National Pan-Hellenic Council (SANPHC) will host its 2nd Annual HBCU Virtual Walk Challenge from September 19, 2021 to September 25, 2021 in honor of National HBCU Week! Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, we are unable to celebrate in-person as we initially planned. Staying active during this time of social distancing is important for our mental and physical well-being! SANPHC wants to encourage everyone to “Just Get Moving!” The HBCU Virtual Race Challenge can be completed from ANY location you choose.

All walkers, runners, swimmers, cyclists, and communities will collectively complete the #HBCUTrail. The #HBCUTrail is the distance it takes to travel to each HBCU, starting at St. Philip’s College, San Antonio, TX and ending at Howard University, Washington DC. This distance is 14,068 miles! Registration will open Sunday,September 19, 2021. Collectively, we will reach the goal of completing 14,068 miles.

Another goal is to raise money to support our scholarship fund, which awards outstanding high school seniors from the San Antonio community as they enter their first year of college. In addition, a portion of the event proceeds will benefit the HBCU Scholarship Foundation of the top fundraising HBCU team.

Registration link will be coming soon!

HBCUTrail Segment 1: Intro HBCU Virtual Race Challenge kickoff w/special guest DJ Marquis, Mrs. Jennifer Williams of Alpha Tau Omega Chapter and Dr. Adena Loston, President of St. Philip’s College

HBCUTrail Segment 2: HBCU Alumni w/special thanks to all our guest speakers Mr. Jamal Brown, Mr. Edgar Rayford, Dr. Kim McDow, Mr. William Hayes and Ms. Arabella Hall

HBCUTrail Segment 3: SANPHC 2020 Scholarship Recipient Mr. Lucas Davis

HBCUTrail Segment 4: HBCU Virtual Race Challenge Details w/SANPHC Social Affairs Chairman, Ora Netta Hall and Race Director, Jovitta Chandler

HBCUTrail Segment 5: Political Power w/special guest Mr. Marvin Hurst KENS5 Anchor/Report, Dr. Gregory Hudspeth, President San Antonio NAACP Branch, and Texas State Representative Mrs. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins

Registration:
Entry Fee is $35.00 for all participants
This fee is not refundable/transferable/deferrable/etc. for any reason.

Registration for everyone includes:
Custom HBCU Virtual Race Challenge Finisher Medal
Downloadable HBCU Virtual Race Challenge Bib and Certificate

Challenge Submissions:
Complete your #HBCUTrail miles and submit your results between September 20th and October 31st.
Share your results on Social Media using #HBCUTrail

There is no course map for this event. You can walk, run, swim, or cycle ANYWHERE!

Join an HBCU team or as an HBCU Supporter on TODAY! As always, donations are accepted.

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