White Center’s 5K Walk & Run will return for its 5th year on Saturday, March 25, with another superhero-themed race. “Who’s your favorite superhero? Lace up, grab your cape and we will see you at the race!” The race will begin and end at White Center Heights Park (701 SW 102nd Street). Register here: http://whitecenter5k.brownpapertickets.com/ a Race Schedule:

  • 8:00 Doors Opens to the public
  • 9:00 Racers Begin
  • 9:10 Walkers Begin
  • 10:00 Entertainment, Race Winners Announced
  • 10:30 “Passport to White Center Event” Begins
Registration includes a free T-SHIRT! This event is pet friendly (dogs on leashes PLEASE), stroller friendly, family friendly, and wheelchair accesible. The White Center 5K Walk & Run has four main objectives:
  1. Promote the positive and diverse culture that thrives in White Center
  2. Help to Promote local White Center businesses
  3. Promote a healthy lifestyle
  4. Unify the White Center Community
Like last year the proceeds will benefit the White Center Community Development Association and the YES Foundation of White Center, joining them this year is the White Center Food Bank, three non-profit organizations that are devoted to empowering our community:
White Center Community Development Association The mission of the White Center Community Development Association (White Center CDA) is to promote a vibrant neighborhood and high quality of life for White Center residents and stakeholders through the development of authentic leadership opportunities, and community-led, neighborhood initiatives. We accomplish this through our three lines of business: neighborhood revitalization, family development, and community building. YES Foundation of White Center The YES foundation of White Center exists to address the social, economic, educational, physical, and spiritual needs of youth in the White Center area. By developing programs and partnering with other organizations, we provide kids with positive role models and powerful life experiences to encourage their hope and vision for the future. White Center Food Bank The White Center Food Bank (WCFB) began in the mid-1970’s as an emergency response to assist struggling families and individuals in the greater White Center and Highline areas during a major economic downturn. Serving over 1700 families a month the Mission of the White Center Food Bank is to minimize hunger, while nourishing community, nurturing self-reliance and embracing our rich cultural diversity. We fight to #KeepWhiteCenterFed!

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