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The African American Male Wellness 5K Run/Walk

Starts Saturday October 9th, 2021

Atlanta, GA

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JOIN US for the African American Male Wellness Initiative 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 9:00 am.  

For more than 15 years the AAWALK Initiative has raised awareness of preventable health diseases that are killing black men and families in the urban communities across the country.  Impacting more than 100,000 people nationwide, this initiative has provided screenings and material distribution in such health areas as blood pressure, blood glucose, diabetes, prostate, HIV, dental, vision, sexually transmitted disease, colon assessments and more.  In addition to direct services and information provided to the communities, this initiative has partnered with thousands of individuals and organizations across the US over the years to empower communities by raising awareness and providing resources.

Event details and schedule


5K: 9:00am


This course is relatively flat starting on Beckwith Court and circles Morehouse School of Medicine going up Joseph E. Lowery Blvd and goes bak down MLK Jr Drive to Walnut Stree back to Beckwith Court. 


Two parking lots are available on either side of Beckwith Court, just off of MLK JR Drive


You can register/check-in on race day stating at 7:00am at the Friendship Baptist Church.


FREE male health screenings in tents at the atrium area with 10 doctors on site beginning at 7:00am.  All males participating in the health fair screening will receive free tshirt.


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Start Location

80 Walnut Street SW, Atlanta, GA

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