Grand African Run 2024

Sat Oct 12 2024 at 09:00 am to 12:00 pm UTC-04:00

1100 Main Line Blvd | Alexandria

Nova Connections
Publisher/HostNova Connections
Grand African Run 2024 Annual mass participation 5K fun run/walk in DMV. Every year a charity that focuses on children wellbeing receives proceeds from the event.
About this Event

Join three world record holders for an unforgettable experience at the **Grand African Run**! This isn't an event that happens often!

Fancy a walk, jog, or run alongside the world record holders for an unforgettable 5K? Here's your golden chance!

And the excitement doesn’t end there. Olympian legends Derartu Tulu and Million Wolde will also be joining in, cheering and motivating you throughout the race!

Register for only $40 to $45 and grab an official event t-shirt, a water bottle, and special sponsor giveaways. Finish strong and enjoy a Toyota Corolla car prize for a lucky winner, a commemorative medal, and energizing snacks.

Don't let this moment pass you by. DMV, mark your calendars and be part of history.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

This is a fun run/ walk. Everyone is welcomed regardless of race, age, sex, etc.. Participants will have an opportunity to line up with world famous athletes of African origin to take part in the 5km long fun run/ walk/ sporting festival. These famous Olympians will be joining us (including Derartu Tulu, Kenenisa Bekele, and Million Wolde) to encourage and support you.

Children can register and run/walk in the 1km run.

WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH MY REGISTRATION?

Your registration includes the 2024 edition participant packet including a T-shirt, a race bib, water bottle, branded bag, and other event materials. Finishers will be receiving the 2024 edition medal.

PACKET PICKUP

For pre-race packet pickup, you must have a photo I.D.

Pickup date and location: Thursday Oct 10 (from 11:00am to 7:00pm) and Friday Oct 11 (from 10:00am to 7:30pm). Locations: (1) Virginia (Alexandria) from Alexandria Toyota @ 3750 Richmond Hwy, Alexandria, VA 22305; or (2) Maryland (Silver Spring) from Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza @ 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910;

When you come to collect your race packet: Make sure that you have your photo I.D. with you; Do not forget to keep your tickets handy. Download them on your phone or print them out; Bring either downloaded or printed ticket to your chosen location for event packet pick-up. Please note that to take part in the Grand African Run; the tradition is that everyone needs to put on the event’s official T-shirt and a bib number. There will be screening at the entrance and please make sure that you are wearing your official T-shirt and bib number.

WHERE ARE THE START AND FINISH AREAS?

Start and Finish are at the same location - it will be at 1100 Main Line Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22301. It starts and finishes at 1100 Main Line Blvd, Alexandria, VA 22301.

WHAT CHARITY DO YOU SUPPORT?

We are raising fund for school children in Ethiopia, ‘One School Bag for One Student.’


Event Venue

1100 Main Line Blvd, 1100 Main Line Boulevard, Alexandria, United States

Tickets

USD 35.00 to USD 50.00

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