Juneteenth Celebration 5K

Wed June 1 - Thu June 30
LET'S CELEBRATE TOGETHER!
Description

Fit, Black, and Educated, Inc. (FBE) is pleased to announce our third annual Juneteenth Celebration 5K taking place on June 19th, 2022, brought to you by We Are Run Series! With over 250 participants nationwide, this 5K commemorates Juneteenth and promotes healthy, active living.

Juneteenth is a time to reflect on Black Americans’ collective resiliency when faced with racial disparities and cultivate knowledge and appreciation of Black American culture.

Let’s join in solidarity to complete the Juneteenth Celebration 5k run/walk in person or virtually. #FBEJuneteenth5K #EmancipationCelebration

Get active! Celebrate!

Proceeds from the Juneteenth Celebration 5K will directly support FBE in creating events that encourage physical fitness, wellness, financial literacy, civic engagement, and Black history for the San Diego military and civilian communities. To learn more about FBE, follow us on Instagram @fitblackandeducated or visit our website at www.fitblackandeducated.org.

LOCATION:

Chollas Lake Park - 6350 College Grove Dr. San Diego, CA 92115

TIME: 7:00 AM. Race Start: 7:30 AM

TRACKING YOUR RUN/WALK: Participants may track their distance using any Global Positioning System (GPS) fitness device (FitBit, Garmin Vivoactive, Apple Watch, etc.) or phone app (Strava, Map My Run, etc.).

RESULTS: After registering, results can be submitted through your RunSignUp registration profile by clicking on "Submit Virtual Results".

*Virtual participants have until June 30, 2022 to complete the race.

 

Please FOLLOW us on Instagram (@wearerunseries @juneteenth5k_sandiego @fitblackandeducated) and LIKE us on Facebook (@fitblackandeducated). Make sure to use #FBEJuneteenth5k and tag us in your photos! To be featured on our social media pages and inspire other runners around the globe, email us 1-2 photos of your run/walk with a quick blurb about your virtual race experience.

Thank you!

REGISTRATION FOR 5K INCLUDES
  • ENTRY To The Juneteenth Celebration 5K IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL
  • Juneteenth Unisex Shirt (for the first 50 participants)
  • Drawstring bag
  • Finisher MEDAL
  • Official RACE BIB
  • A chance to cool prizes when you SHARE your post-run/walk photo on Instagram using #juneteenth #fbejuneteenth5k #wearerunseries #fitblackandeducated
REGISTRATION FOR KIDS 1K FUN RUN INCLUDES
  • Official race bib
  • Drawstring bag
Place
IN-PERSON
Chollas Lake Park
6350 College Grove Dr.
San Diego, CA US 92115

VIRTUAL
Register for the Juneteenth Celebration 5K Virtual Run and complete a 5K anytime anywhere between June 1-June 30. Simply run or walk 3.1 anytime and anyplace that works for you. In your neighborhood, your favorite trail, or even on a treadmill!
HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR IN-PERSON RUN
  • Register for the Juneteenth Celebration 5K Run and complete the 5K in-person on June 19th at 7AM (Race starts at 7:30AM) at Chollas Lake Park (6350 College Grove Dr. San Diego, CA US 92115), San Diego.
  • We will provide you with your Juneteenth shirt, finisher medal, and race bib on race day or at packet pickup at Cafe X on June 17th.
  • After you complete your 3.1 miles, share your accomplishment and the good you’re doing by posting pictures to social media. Show off in your new shirt, and/or wearing your medal, and be sure to use #juneteenth #fbejuneteenth5k #wearerunseries  & #fitblackandeducated when you post your pictures for a chance to cool prizes!
HOW TO COMPLETE YOUR VIRTUAL RUN
  • Register for the Juneteenth Celebration 5K Virtual Run and complete a 5K anytime anywhere between June 1-June 30. Simply run or walk 3.1 anytime and anyplace that works for you. In your neighborhood, your favorite trail, or even on a treadmill!
  • We will ship your Juneteenth shirt, finisher medal, and race bib. 
  • After you complete your 3.1 miles, share your accomplishment and the good you’re doing by posting pictures to social media. Show off in your new shirt, and/or wearing your medal, and be sure to use #juneteenth #fbejuneteenth5k #wearerunseries  & #fitblackandeducated when you post your pictures for a chance to cool prizes!
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