Historically Black College and University Alumni, Students, and Friends will “Run on Freedom” for Scholarships (WASHINGTON, D.C) The DC Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance, Inc. is proud to be the first African American organization to host a 5K Run/Walk at Freedom Plaza on the National Mall, to be held on Saturday, July 11, 2020. The Alliance will host the 8th Annual HBCU 5K Run/Walk presented by Xfinity, titled, Run on Freedom. Comprised of 64 alumni chapters of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), the Alliance is inviting the nation’s HBCU Presidents and over 10,000 HBCU students, alumni, and friends from around the country to come to Washington, to Run on Freedom, and help raise money for HBCU college-bound students.
EARLY REGISTRATION: $45 (DEC. 31, 2019-JAN. 31, 2020)
REGISTRATION: $50 (FEB. 1, 2020-MAY 31,2020)
LATE REGISTRATION: $55 (JUN. 1, 2020-JUL. 11, 2020)
PACKET PICK UP IS THURSDAY, JULY 9th AND FRIDAY, JULY 10th AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:
Pacers Running – DC
1821 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
10 am-7 pm
Pacers Running – VA
1301 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
11 am-7 pm
You can also take advantage of discounts at Pacers Running Stores on Packet Pick Up days. The stores are offering 20% off regularly priced apparel (some exclusions may apply; see store sales associate for details), 20% off hydration accessories (perfect for July!) and 4 pairs of socks for the price of 3.
Route is USA Track & Field Approved!
The route will be on the streets, therefore strollers, baby joggers, pets on leash, and headphones are permitted.