Unity World AIDS Day 5K & 1 Mile Walk

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Town Creek Park
1150 South Gay Street
Auburn, AL 36832
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Sponsored by Unity Wellness Center

Date: December 1st, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM until 10:00 AM

Sign up to run or walk in the Unity World AIDS Day 5K & 1 Mile Walk on Saturday, December 1, in Auburn at Town Creek Park. 

Run, jog or walk a scenic 3.1 mile route through the moderately rolling hills of Auburn, AL for the Unity Worlds AIDS Day 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk. The race will start and finish at Town Creek Park. Strollers and dogs on leashes welcome and encouraged. All proceeds are donated to Unity Wellness Center and all participants will be given a red ribbon to wear. Additionally, the Unity World AIDS Day 5K is in honor of all those living with HIV/AIDS and who have died from AIDS-related illness in our community. Awards will be presented to the top three overall male/female runners and to the top male/female in each age group (18-30, 31-40, 41+) Bathrooms located close to start/finish area. There will be race number/packet pick up on Friday, November 30th from 3-6pm at Unity Wellness Center in Opelika. The race will take place in the rain, but in the event of thunderstorms the race will be cancelled. No refunds will be given.

*EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Register by November 6th for a discounted fee of $20 for the 5K.

Register by November 16th to be guaranteed a tee shirt. Registrations received after November 16th are NOT guaranteed a tee shirt.

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT 11:59pm ON THURSDAY, 11/29. After that you may register on Friday, 11/30, from 3-6pm at Unity Wellness Center in Opelika (encouraged), or on race day starting at 6:30am.

Unity Wellness Center provides HIV testing & counseling, HIV primary medical care, medical case management services, and HIV prevention education and awareness programs. We serve residents of Lee, Macon, Chambers, Russell and Tallapoosa Counties in east Alabama. Our goals are to increase testing, awareness and education in our communities to reduce new infections; to provide high-quality, compassionate care so that people with HIV never develop AIDS; and to advocate for funding and laws that improve access and quality of care.

World AIDS Day takes place on the 1st December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health day.