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Meghan McMillan

Grandma's Marathon 2022

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In January 2021, the world lost Jordyn Clark to suicide. She was a champion in all definitions of the word - an advocate for social change, a warrior on the soccer field, a powerful feminist, and a champion for mental health awareness. It's now time to channel that infectious spirit and energy into running 13.1 miles in her memory.
   
Empowering the next generation through sports has always been a huge part of my life - and was what brought Jordyn and I together both on and off the soccer field. As we all continue to look for ways to raise awareness and educate our community - including athletes -  about mental health and suicide, I am proud to join team SAVE for The 2022 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon as part of Grandma's Marathon Weekend in Duluth, MN. 

What is SAVE?  SAVE is a Minnesota organization that has the following mission:  To prevent suicide through public awareness and education, reduce stigma and serve as a resource to those touched by suicide. SAVE was one of the nation’s first organizations dedicated to the prevention of suicide. Their work is based on the foundation and belief that suicide is preventable and everyone has a role to play in preventing suicide. Through raising public awareness, educating communities, and equipping every person with the right tools, we know we can SAVE lives. 

As a SAVE runner, it is my goal to help others realize that it's okay to talk about mental health, those we have lost, and taking time to think about our own struggles. #togetherwecan

Cheers & happy trails!

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