April 29, 2017
Venue: — NA — Area: Morrisville/RTP
Hope, remember and celebrate! This is the theme for the 2017 March for Babies/Run for Babies Walk & 5K. Families, individuals and community members across the Triangle are invited to walk and join in fun activities happening throughout the morning. The event raises funds for March of Dimes’ mission to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality, including support for the one in 10 babies who are born prematurely in N.C. Pre-register for the 5K Run or start or join a fundraising team at the event website. Money turn in and $ 100 t-shirt incentive pick up starts at 8:30am. Welcome from event chair Dr. Amy Murtha of Duke Health begins at 9:30am. Superhero Sprint (tiny walkers through 9-year-old children) kicks off at 9:40am! Walk and 5K Run starts right at 10am. Community activities and food donated by PDQ will follow activities.
October 22, 2016
Venue: Dorothea Dix Park Area: Downtown Raleigh
Admission: $ 25
The annual AIDS Walk and 5k Run will take place in Raleigh’s beautiful 308 acre Dix Park. The event will take you through the park with some of the more iconic views of Downtown Raleigh. Be ready to run or walk; all fitness levels are welcome to participate individually or as a team. This event is designed for the whole family! Participants who register early will receive a race shirt and bag at the start of the race. Anyone who registers at the last minute will be provided a shirt and bag while supplies last. Make sure you register early! At the end of the race you and your family are invited to enjoy an after race party! Awards will be provided to the top 3 Male and Female finishers and the top finisher in each age bracket. All participants will be entered to win fabulous door prizes! This is the 16th year AAS-C has hosted this fundraising event. AAS-C will be partnering again this year with fellow advocacy organizations Crape Myrtle Festival, the LGBT Center of Raleigh and the North Carolina AIDS Action Network (NCAAN), with all parties benefiting from donations. These groups collectively provide invaluable community awareness and support efforts in HIV/AIDS education, treatment, prevention and counsel.