Greater Community AIDS Project: AIDS Walk & 5k Run 2021

Saturday, October 2, 2021 in Champaign, IL at Crystal Lake Park

  • Participant/Supporter at 8:00 AM
    *T-shirt sizes not guaranteed if registering after 9/8

    » $10.00 registration - without t-shirt (through 9/27 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    » $30.00 late registration - with t-shirt (through 10/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central)

    8:00AM Registration
    9:00AM Event Start
    Register as a Participant/Supporter

  • Purchase a T-Shirt Only
    *T-shirt sizes not guaranteed if registering after 9/8

    » $25.00 purchase a t-shirt only (through 10/1 at 11:59 PM US/Central)
    Purchase a T-Shirt

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Event Details

Date & Time
October 2nd, 2021
Onsite Registration & T-shirt Pickup: 8am
Start time: 9am
*event to conclude before 12pm

Walk & 5K Details
Family friendly event.
Strollers and leashed pets allowed.
Running event will be timed.
Individual runners will be sent off first. Runners with pets or strollers to follow. Walkers to depart last to ensure safety and distancing.
The timed 5k run will be approximately 2 laps around Crystal Lake Park.
The length of the walk will be up to each participant. There will be a 1.5mile course or shorter course for those who wish to go off the primary route and cut through the park, signs will be posted.

All participants registered by 9/3 are entered to win raffle prize gift card for local businesses! Includes walkers, runners, live and virtual.

Gift cards for Body n' Sole awarded to the top male and female runners at live event!

Event Purpose
Raise awareness for HIV/AIDS, work towards removing the stigma associated with HIV and raise funds to support GCAP’s mission here in East Central Illinois. Join us in taking steps towards making a difference in our community.

COVID19 Protocols
Social distancing encouraged. Masks not required but recommended for unvaccinated individuals when social distancing isn’t possible.
Note: GCAP will follow CUPHD recommendations in regards to COVID19. In the event the 2021 5K will need to be held virtually, we will provide pick-up locations for t-shirts

T-Shirt Design

GCAP’s Mission Statement

“To improve the lives of those living with HIV/AIDS and to help decrease the spread of the disease, GCAP collaborates with local resources and organizations to serve its community by providing educational outreach to the public and by providing support to those who are living with HIV/AIDS in the form of transitional housing, emergency financial assistance and other services”

T-Shirt Pick Up

T-shirt Pick-Up Prior to Event: GCAP Vendor Booth at CU Pridefest on 9/25
Day of Event: 10/2/21 at Crystal Lake Park Pavilion 8am

Event Map & Route

Recommended Venus for Virtual Participants

For small groups or individual participants to ensure social distancing we recommend 5k and walking routes at the following parks in the Champaign-Urbana area.
Crystal Lake Park
Meadowbrook Park
Lake of the Woods
The Fields


Limited parking available in lot next to Crystal Lake Park Lake House & Main Pavilion.
Overflow parking at Champaign County Fairgrounds NW of the Crystal Lake Park.

Additional Donation Information



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