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5Th Annual African World Peace Festival 5K Road Race & Walk Event

Saturday, July 13, 2019
Taste of West Africa 116 Person St. FayettevilleNC  28301
Saturday, July 13, 2019
Taste of West Africa 116 Person St. FayettevilleNC  28301

About This Activity

5th Annual African World Peace 5K Road Race & Walk/Stroller Friendly Saturday July 13 - 14, 2019  Taste of West Africa 116 Person St.

T. Shirt and Finishing Medal for every Runner

In memory of Julio C. Ramirez 

 Book Drive & Computers for Ghana

Send a kid with Diabetes to a Summer Camp

Start Time: 5K 8am

Race Description: 5th Annual African World Peace 5K Road Race & Walk is part of the festivities of the African World Peace Festival from July 12 - 14, 2019 bringing you lots of new and never seeing entertainment in the City of Fayetteville, Cool Spring Downtown District. The actual Festival take off at 6 pm ending at 11 pm on Friday and start at 11 am to 11 pm on Saturday with lots of music and cultural dancers. It continues on Sunday from 12pm to 8pm.


Awards: 5K: Age Categories 10 & Under 11-21 22-32 33-43 44-54 55-65 67-70 & Above


Adult Civilians/Military $25 Kids $25  Festival is FREE to the public but Race Prices will Increase July 13 to $30 adults and Kids 

Event News: This event is a fundraiser for the Loving Hands International and the Cultural & Heritage Alliance.  These two organizations proudly presents the African World Peace Festival & 5K Road Race/Walk which will include a Race/Walk and a music concert poised at celebrating the rich diversity of the African and other culture for three days.

Come let's honor our veterans. CHA in collaboration with the Headquarters Library, will have free Workshops for Summer Camp Groups.We will have veterans and active duty soldiers entertain the community and public through music, arts, storytelling, live art painting etc.

Fun parts of the celebration includes cutural performances highlighting the different cultures, fashions, music, drumming and dancing performers, arts/craft displays, special African cuisine, Health and wellness (Free Screening), as well as family oriented activities and education. 


Online registration closes on July 12, 2019, but you can still register on the race venue from 7:00 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. 


Event details and schedule

Organizers Information

Isabella Effon

Event Coordinator

Culture & Heritage Alliance & Loving Hand Int.

Taste of West Africa

Free Parking @ Court House, Ottis F. Jones Parkway

Packet pick-up with we on Friday 12, 2019. at 116 Person St. from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm or Saturday July 13 @ 7:00am to 7:45

910 728-2186


Organizer Info

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