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CDC HIV/AIDS/Viral Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update
OKLAHOMA: AIDS Walk OKC Unites Walkers, Runners, and Four Legged Folks to Support Those with HIV/AIDS

<p>Darla Shelden</p>

August 26, 2013

The City Sentinel (Oklahoma City) (08.26.2013)

The family-friendly 2013 OKC AIDS Walk, themed “Each Step Brings Hope,” is scheduled for September 22 in downtown Oklahoma City (OKC) and will include a one-mile AIDS Walk, a 5K run, and a Pooch Parade Fashion Show. The event also will feature a sight-and-sound photography project titled “Red State: A Portrait of HIV/AIDS in Oklahoma.” In addition, the nonprofit organization OK Save a Dog Foundation will be available for pet adoptions. Registration for the fifth annual 5K run will open at 7:30 a.m. at the Bricktown Ballpark, with the event beginning at 9:00 a.m. Fees are $20 in advance and $25 the day of the event. The run is sanctioned and certified by USA Track & Field. Since 1998, AIDS Walk of Oklahoma City has given more than $635,000 to local programs focusing on HIV/AIDS prevention, education, and direct services to individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS. For further information on AIDS Walk OKC, visit, e-mail, or call John Greer at (405) 812–1630.