Black History Month 5K & 1 Mile Fun Walk

Sat February 24, 2024 Danville, KY 40422 US Directions

Events

5K Run/Walk

10:00AM EST - 12:00PM EST

1 Mile Fun Walk

10:05AM EST - 12:00PM EST

Place

Millennium Park
1000 Cunningham Dr, Danville, KY 40422
Danville, KY US 40422

Description

Join us for our 2nd Annual Black History Month 5K in historic Danville, Kentucky!

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2024 AT 10AM  (MILLENNIUM PARK IN DANVILLE)

February marks a special month for Black communities around the world - it is Black History Month! As part of acknowledging and celebrating black history,  Danville, Kentucky is hosting the 2nd Annual Black History Month 5K & 1 Mile Fun Walk, organized by the Weathers Family Foundation! What better way to commemorate significant contributions throughout American history, by Black Americans, than by joining together in support of the cultural celebration?  

This race is open to ALL races, ethnicities, and age-groups.  This will be a great opportunity for participants to set and reach their fitness goals – whether it's to run the entire distance or just get out there and enjoy the walk.  Whether you choose to take the 5K challenge or opt for the 1 mile walk, taking part in this Black History Month celebration is sure to be an inspiring experience!

RACE FEATURES:

  • NEW FOR 2024 -- FINISHER'S MEDALS!
  • Closed course on paved trails at scenic Millennium Park
  • Commemorative finishers medal
  • Commemorative race T-shirts (while supplies last)
  • 5K run/walk or 1 Mile (untimed) fun walk options
  • Free race photos
  • Overall  Awards (Top 3 M/F)
  • Post race music, food/drink and fellowship

PACKET PICKUP --- Friday February 23rd, 3-6pm Millennium Park, and race morning PPU from 9-10am at Millennium Park.

Proceeds from this event will go to the Agape House. The Agape House was founded in 2007 by Joseph Payne and Stephanie Caldwell.  It is a non-profit  organization that assist pregnant women and their families by offering prenatal and child development classes.  We hope to repeat or better our $1,000 donation to The Salvation Army which represented proceeds from the 2023 race.

 

 

Race Contact Info

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Race Swag ---- Long Sleeved Performance T-Shirts

Get one while they last!

Our race shirt is a silver, long sleeved performance T-shirt with race logo on the front and our generous sponsor logos on the back.

Shirts are sized (unisex) from S, M, L, XL, 2XL & 3XL.

5K Route Map

The entire 5K (3.1 mile) route is on paved trail or road surfaces.  We'll start and finish from the same location near the pavilion in the center of the park.  There will be at least 1 water/hydration stop on the course serving water in 5 oz. cups.

Millennium Park Danville KY

Overall Top 3 Awards

We will present awards for the Overall Top 3 M/F finishers.

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