Strides For Africa Run/Walk

Strides For Africa Run/Walk
Date Aug 2024 (TBD)
Distance 5k, Relay
Course Type Road

Race Information

Strides for Africa is a fun and family-friendly event for all ages to participate in and help make a global impact. is holding an in-person event in downtown Madison at McPike Park in Madison to kick off Africa Fest. Many options are available to participants, including a 5K run, a 5K walk, a unique Team Relay (simulating rigors of gathering water in rural Africa), a 1.5-mile fun walk, and a kids' fun run.'s clean water, education, and health give-back projects in Africa provide participants with a unique opportunity to see positive outcomes within impoverished rural African communities. These outcomes include improved health, empowered youth, and ultimately transformed rural African communities. On the local level, their work provides an outlet for participants and supporters the opportunity to be global citizens.


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