ABOUT

Sounds like you’ve been to AIDS Walk & Run before! The AIDS Walk & Run San Diego we all know and love is back! We are incorporating elements from the past few years that have worked well while reintroducing elements that we have all historically enjoyed. First, join us for an opening ceremony to kick-off the event. Programming will start at 8am on Saturday, Sept. 24th at The San Diego LGBT Community CenterThis celebration will include live musical performances, recognition of top team and fundraisers, Yellow Shoe and T-shirt distribution, booths featuring our event sponsors and funding recipients, a remembrance altar, and special remarks from our most committed community leaders.

Following opening ceremonies, teams will be invited to take a group photo before completing the traditional route. This years even will take place on by walking along the sidewalks. Volunteers from our Health & Happiness Committee will be all along the route to keep everyone safe while crossing each intersection. Click here to register!

Fundraise!

Fundraising makes a difference! The funds raised from AIDS Walk & Run San Diego go to support several San Diego HIV/AIDS nonprofits! CLICK HERE to learn more about the organizations AIDS Walk & Run San Diego supports!

RAISE $100 – Earn a commemorative AIDS Walk & Run San Diego 2022 t-shirt

RAISE $500 – Become a STAR WALKER – Earn a commemorative t-shirt and a star scepter.

RAISE $1,000 – Become a member of the EXTRA MILE CLUB – earn a commemorative t-shirt, star scepter and gold crown! Fancy, right?

Download our new Participant Toolkit - coming soon!

Our new Participant Toolkit includes useful info on fundraising, a graphics kit, tips on how to manage your fundraising page, info on where and when to pick up attendee items, route map, 4-mile training plans, and more!

Opening Ceremonies

Saturday, September 24, 2022
Programming will begin at 8:00 am 

The 2022 opening ceremonies will be held in the parking lot at The San Diego LGBT Community Center. Programming will start at 8am on Saturday, Sept. 24th

This celebration will include live musical performances, recognition of top team and fundraisers, T-shirt distribution, booths featuring our event sponsors and funding recipients, a remembrance altar, and special remarks from our most committed community leaders.

New for 2021, for those who are comfortable joining, we are adding a special in-person and masked outdoor community celebration opening at 8am. Programming will start at 9 am on Saturday, Sept. 25th at The Center.

This celebration will include live musical performances, recognition of top team and fundraisers, T-shirt distribution, booths featuring our event sponsors and funding recipients, a remembrance altar, and special remarks from our most committed community leaders.

When do I pick up my attendee items?

Depending on the fundraising level earned, items may include: T-shirt, wand and crown.  There are three opportunities to pick up your earned items.

3pm to 7pm, Thursday, September 22rd at The Center
3pm to 7pm, Friday, September 23th at The Center
7am to noon, Saturday, September 24th at AIDS Walk & Run San Diego

More details coming soon, stay tuned!

What do I do on AIDS Walk Saturday?

First, join us for an opening ceremony to kick-off the event. Programming will start at 8am on Saturday, Sept. 24th at The San Diego LGBT Community Center. This celebration will include live musical performances, recognition of top team and fundraisers, Yellow Shoe and T-shirt distribution, booths featuring our event sponsors and funding recipients, a remembrance altar, and special remarks from our most committed community leaders.

Following opening ceremonies, teams will be invited to take a group photo before completing the traditional route through Balboa Park and across the Cabrillo Bridge. This years even will take place on the sidewalks. Volunteers from our Health & Happiness Committee will be all along the route to keep everyone safe while crossing each intersection.

More details coming soon, stay tuned!

Have additional FAQ's?

Check out our dedicated FAQ page with additional info.

Register online or mail a check made payable to AIDS Walk San Diego to: 

AIDS Walk & Run San Diego / Run Registration
PO Box 3357
San Diego, CA 92163

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The San Diego LGBT Community Center

P.O. Box 3357
San Diego, CA 92163 US