Making History and Recording It

24th Annual MLK Jr. Walk-a-Thon

Join us for the 24th Annual Walk-a-thon 5k Walk. Registration is from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. 

The walk starts at 10 a.m. at the Stratton Center. We will proceed to White Park by way of the King monument in downtown Riverside. After the walk a program will run until 4 p.m. with FeRita Perna Carter, Ph.D, Vice President of Student Affairs at Riverside Community College, David Chandler, RAAHS Board Member, Andy Melendrez,  Riverside City Councilman – Ward 2, Joshua Beverly, Mayor’s Youth Council, and Deborah Deas, M.D., M.P.H, Dean and CEO of UC Riverside’s School of Medicine.  Thank you for your participation!

Your registration fee goes to support:

  • the ongoing work of the Riverside African-American Historical Society
  • the Riverside Civil Rights Institute
  • The Clarke Scholarship
  • Grier College scholarships
  • upkeep on the Martin Luther King, Jr. statue

By registering, you agree to the following waiver:

I hereby release RAAHS, Inc. and the MLK Monument Visionaries, the City of Riverside, the Riverside Downtown Partnership, government agencies, co-sponsoring companies and/or individuals from responsibility for any injuries or damages I may suffer as a result of my participation in this walk-a-thon. I am in good condition and am able to safely compete in this event. I will additionally permit the use of my name and pictures in broadcasts, telecasts, newspapers, brochures, etc. and I also understand that the entry fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. As a participating walker, I certify that all information provided in this entry is true and complete. I have read the entry information provided and certify my compliance with this purchase. 

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White Park

White Park is in downtown Riverside, bordered by Market Street and Chestnut Street.

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