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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When is the 2012 AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run?
A: Sunday, October 21, 2012

Q: Where does the 2012 AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run take Place?
A: Walk & Run originates and ends at the meadow of Piedmont Park

Q: What is the schedule for the 2012 AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run?
A: 5K Run  Day of Event registration  available from 11:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. only,  Walker check in opens at 11:30 a.m.,  12:00 p.m.  Opening Ceremonies begin, 1:00 p.m. 5K Run starts, 5K Walk starts at 2:00 p.m.  The event ends at 4 p.m.

Q: How long is AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run?
A: Five (5) Kilometers or 3.1 miles.

Q: Can I bring my pet, stroller, or inline skates?
A: No, according to City of Atlanta ordinance, no animals, strollers, or inline skates are allowed in the venue during any permitted event with the only exception of animals being guide dogs. AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run participants are to leave their pets, strollers and inline skates at home for the safety of everyone involved.

Q: Is there a registration fee to participate?
A: Yes.  The fee for walkers is $10; the fee for runners is $30 through October 20, $40 on race day.  This fee will not appear in your fundraising total.

Q: How do I register?
A: Click on the Register tab above.

Q: What is a participant?
A: Registered Walkers, Runners, Virtual Walkers and Crew are ALL participants in AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run and encouraged to help raise funds to help people living with AIDS in Atlanta.

Q: How do I get my Participant Fundraising Kit?
A: Participant Fundraising Kits – which include a sponsor form -- can be printed off the website.  Go to, click on “Tools”, then click on “Fundraising Kit”.

Q: Where do the funds raised go?
A: AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run benefits people living with HIV/AIDS, and helps prevent new HIV infections with more than 85,000 education program participants right here in Atlanta. Since its inception 22 years ago, AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run’s impact in Atlanta has expanded, exposure increased and reputation flourished.
AID Atlanta and the 8 participating agencies who benefit from AIDS Walk Atlanta & 5K Run provide treatment and medications, prevention education, meals, hospice, mental health services, child care, substance abuse counseling, pastoral care, and clinical research to help thousands of our families, neighbors and friends living with, affected by, and at-risk for HIV/AIDS in Atlanta.



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