BENEFITING: Every Mother Counts
Every Mother Counts is a woman-founded maternal health non-profit organization that links mothers to providers of essential care to address major barriers to maternal health in the U.S. and abroad. A few incredible statistics: -The U.S. ranks 60th in the world in terms of maternal health -2 women die every day in the U.S. from complications from childbirth and pregnancy -Worldwide, 1 woman dies every 2 minutes from complications from childbirth and pregnancy -The U.S. is one of 13 countries with a rising maternal mortality rate, alongside The Bahamas, North Korea and Zimbabwe. The Partnership: * Participants in Zooma Annapolis (either in person or virtually) can sign up to raise money for EMC as part of their training. Run ZOOMA through historic and scenic Annapolis, then celebrate at Navy Stadium. Half Marathon, 10K and 5K events start and finish at Navy Stadium at 7am. New in 2017 Virtual Zooma Annapolis, for those of you who can't attend in person, but would like to be a part of the 10th anniversary celebration!