KwanzaaFest 2018 - 5K Walk/Run Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 8:00 am

Registration and Packet Pick Up Information

Date/Time Saturday, December 1, 2018
5K Walk/Run - 8:00am
Location Automobile Building - Fair Park
Fee None
Online Registration Closes Team Challenge - Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Individual - Thursday, December 6, 2018
Packet Pick-Up Automobile Building - Fair Park Friday, November 30, 2018, 4:00pm - 7:30pm
Saturday, December 1, 2018, 6:30am - 7:45am
(Packet pick-up will be located near the Automobile Building, located in Fair Park)
Parking Fair Park parking lot (Parking will be $8.00 - $10.00)

Additional Details

Now is the time to lace up those running shoes and start training! This will be a historical event that combines running with entertainment.

Warm up with renowned fitness experts. In addition, the event features a post-event power breakfast and health fair.

The first 500 registered participants who pick up their packet will receive the following:

  • T-shirt and goodie bag
  • NOTE: There will be a limited number of T-shirts available (approximately 500). Event T-shirts are available in Youth sizes Small and Medium as well as Adult sizes Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, XX-Large, and XXX-Large. T-shirts are first-come, first-serve. T-shirt sizes cannot be guaranteed as Race Day approaches. Participants will not be able to pick up T-shirts for other participants who are not present at the time of the packet pick-up. Team captains will not be able to pick-up T-shirts for their team members due to the limited availability.

  • Water along the course
  • Food and water at the finish lines
  • 1st place prizes for the first male and female finishers in the 5K Walk/Run event(for defined age categories)
  • Last but not least, the beginning of healthier lifestyles habits!

Bib Chip Timing

  • Bib chip timing will be used for the 5K Walk/Run event. You must wear your race number on the front of your shirt of jacket visibly to be timed and eligible for awards. Age group awards will be determined by bib/chip time.


All entries will be confirmed by email. You must register to participate!

  • You must be able to complete the 5K Walk/Run in 2 hours.
  • You must be at least 18 years old. Kids under 18 must be registered by a parent or guardian.
  • You must be in good health and physically prepared to undertake the challenges of a 5K walk/run.
  • Family and friends are not permitted to pick up your packet. No exceptions! You must show photo I.D. to pick up your packet on Friday, November 30, 2018, 4:00pm - 7:30pm and Saturday, December 1, 2018, 6:30am - 7:45am
  • Sorry, no skateboards, bikes, animals or inline skates will be allowed on the course.
NOTE: KwanzaaFest volunteers are unable to supervise children while parents/guardians participate in the run/walk the 5K event. Please make plans to secure supervision for your child(ren) during the walk/run events.
Registration Closed!!!!!!