Welcome 2024 HBCU family and supporters!

This year, we are celebrating a milestone as we prepare
to host our 17th Annual Atlanta HBCU 5K Run Walk!

It seems like yesterday, we launched our first race in Grant Park with just 250 participants. Thanks to you, this event has grown into the largest run-walk of its kind in the country!

We have successfully raised and distributed over $200K in scholarships to metro Atlanta students for five years through our HBCU alumni association member chapters and community partners. What is really amazing about this feat is that we were able to accomplish this virtually while keeping our community safe and active.

This year, we are excited to build on our virtual success by bringing back our physical run walk to Piedmont Park! Along with the physical run walk, we will keep the virtual component of the run walk for all of our supporters who joined us from across the country and worldwide. In addition to this, we are excited to announce this race will celebrate John R Lewis’ activism as a pioneer student activist and a human rights leader by hosting a Good Trouble Community Day in his honor during the Run/Walk,

We are also excited to have our HBCU Alumni Alliance affiliates in Washington D.C. and Philadelphia join this effort as we raise funds for our students and promote healthy lifestyles by jointly hosting the HBCU Run Walk in our respective cities.

Lastly, I recognize our supporters for your continued commitment to this effort. Your participation brings our motto, “Run for you. Run for them. Run for us!” Without your contributions, we would not be celebrating 15 years of hosting this event, so thank you for your continued commitment and belief in our goal to support the mission of HBCUs and assist the students who attend them.

With much HBCU Pride!

Ways to Participate


Join us for the largest race of its kind. Run For You, Run For Them, Run For Us

Be a Vendor

Download HBCU run walk partner vendor package


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