Day of Event Guide
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If you absolutely must travel by car you may, but the area is extremely congested & parking is very limited. Residential neighborhood streets have resident permit parking only. Please beware of posted parking signs. Please do not leave any valuables in your car. Leave them at home.
NOTE: Neighborhood parking has not been authorized for this event. Vehicles are subject to towing at the owner’s expense.
11:30 am – 2:00 pm Walker, Runner, Virtual Walker Check-In open
1:00 pm 5K Run Begins
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Pre-Ceremony Concert & Warm Up
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Opening Ceremony
2:00 pm AIDS Walk Begins
2:30 pm – 4:00 pm Post Walk/Run Activities
Please enjoy the Walk/Run safely!
Walk/Run only in the closed portion of the street.
Obey all traffic signals, police officers and AWA5K route monitors
Water and restrooms facilities are available at each checkpoint.
All volunteers, please proceed to Volunteer Check-In. Also, please bring a copy of your confirmation email for ease of sign-in. There will be someone at Volunteer Check-In to receive donations, so please do not hesitate to drop off any funds you may have collected.
All runners, whether pre-registered or on-site registration, should proceed to Runner Check-In near 10th Street and Monroe Drive. Runner Check-In closes at 12:30 PM. If you have funds to turn in, please bring them with you to Runner Check-In. Please make sure that your sponsorship form & envelope have your name & the name of your team (if applicable) on them.
Walkers and Virtual Walkers
If you have raised funds in person or online then please proceed to the Walker Check-In.
• Please be sure that your sponsorship form & envelope have your name & the name of your team (if applicable) on them. (A sponsor form is attached.)
• Please have your donation amounts totaled prior to arriving at the Check-In tent.
If you have not raised any funds, please proceed to the Donations Tent; make a donation to demonstrate your commitment to helping us reach our goal. Then proceed to your team meeting area; or if you are not walking with a team then proceed to The Meadow and enjoy the Opening Ceremony.
If you have raised enough to qualify for a Fundraising Award, you will be given a wrist band that corresponds to your award. You may pick up your award before the Walk/Run or after. Do not lose your wrist band as you need to turn it in to collect your Fundraising Awards. Awards are for individual fundraising efforts. This year’s fundraising awards are:
$10-$124 Commemorative Lapel Pin
$125-$299 Official 2017 AWA5K T-shirt
$300-$999 Official 2017 AWA5K Fleece Headband
$1,000+ Official 2017 Extra Mile Club Sweatshirt
Volunteer photographers will be on hand to take a team photo of your Team. E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org after the event to get a copy of your photo. Team photos will be taken between 12PM-1:45PM. Team photos will not be available after the Walk begins. We recommend carrying a team sign so that your team can be identified in photos and also along the route.