24th Annual Minnesota AIDS Walk & 4th Annual Run For The Ribbon

May 14, 2011, 06:00 ET from Minnesota AIDS Project

Sunday, May 15 (9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.)

MINNEAPOLIS, May 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota AIDS Walk is the Upper Midwest's largest HIV fundraiser and attracts about 5,000 supporters of the GLBT community as well as other audiences with a sense of civic leadership.

The dollars raised at the Walk/Run help MAP provide direct care for people living with HIV in Minnesota as well as support programs on HIV prevention and advocacy.  All funds raised stay in Minnesota

Mini-health fair including HIV Testing.

LOCATION: Minnehaha Park, Minneapolis (map at http://www.mnaidsproject.org/pdf/AIDS-Walk/Walk-Route-Map.pdf)


9:00 a.m. Run for the Ribbon(4 mile course)

10:00 a.m. Opening Ceremonies

11:00 a.m. Minnesota AIDS Walk(10 kilometer route along and across the Mississippi River)

12:30 p.m. Post-walk Celebration with Rock the Cause

5,000 Participants expected

SOURCE Minnesota AIDS Project