3 Million Meters Challenge

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3 Million Meters

Challenge & Opportunity

The Challenge: Challenge yourself in 2014.  Participate in the inaugural year of 3 Million Meters and help raise money for Women for Women International. Log your activity […]

3 Million Meters Website

3 Million Meters website is under construction as we speak.  Soon there will be places to log your meters in various sports.  Please be patient as we try to make this a wonderful tool for our endurance community.

To join in the meantime, check out our Crowdrise site and click to join the cause.  You […]


We’re nearing Thanksgiving and the end of 7 months of running for 3 Million Meters. I should pass 2 million meters of my running goal by the end of November. I am very grateful to have come this far, healthy and still enjoying the challenge– though the Chicago weather is making it more challenging. Now […]

1 Week until the Chicago Marathon

One week to go until the Chicago Marathon. I’m curently about 200 miles or 325K ahead of schedule on the 3 Million Meter Challenge, and have just started the fundraising for Women for Women International. But of course Winter weather is a challenge for running in Chicago, so we’ll just have to hang in there. […]

3 Million Meters

Launch of new Artistactivist fundraiser. See sidebar Fundraising Websites – Crowdrise

3 Million Meters from Rigel Valentine on Vimeo.

Update from Women for Women International – Iraq

BBC interview with Women for Women – Iraq director in April 2013 Video Clip

Over Half Way

Valentine has run over half way in under 5 months – at 1,539,820 meters as of September 25th.

3 Million Meters – update

4 months in to the 3 million meter project, I have recorded 1240 killometers or 1,240,000 meters. Over the next few weeks I should have a crowdrise site up to raise money for Women for Women International which helps train Iraqi widows among other initiatives.

One Month into 3 Million Meters for WidowsWeave Project

For the 10th Anniversary of “Mission Accomplished” artist activist Kevin Valentine is running 3 million meters (3 thousand kilometers) in one year to commemorate Iraqi widows. After his first month he has run 272.6K or 169.4mi.

New Initiative for Widows Weave

10th Anniversary of “Mission Accomplished”

May 1st was not only May Day but also marked a decade since the famous Mission Accomplished speech meant to signal the end to major hostilities in the Iraq War.  As continued strife in Iraq and its resultant neglect of issues relating to women and children keeps Widowsweave relevant, Valentine […]