27th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Walk-A-Thon: “Celebrating the Pursuit of Unity”
This year the theme of the King Walk-A-Thon is ‘Celebrating the Pursuit of Unity’. The annual 5K walk will start at Stratton Center and end at the RCC Digital Library with a stop at the Martin Luther King Jr. statue on Main Street.
After the walk, join in for a short program recognizing Riverside’s local honorees. There will also be booths, entertainment, performances and a contest for the organization with the most participants.
Registration will begin at 7:30 AM at Stratton Center. The Walk will begin promptly at 10 AM at the entrance of the Center. Free shuttle service back to Stratton Center will be available every half hour beginning at 11 AM.
Proceeds from the Walk-A-Thon will benefit the Riverside African-American Historical Society to support:
The Civil Rights Institute, Clarke & Grier College Scholarships and for the maintenance and upkeep of the Martin Luther King Jr. statue.