Winter Walk for AIDS
We are excited to announce that we have exceeded our fundraising goal of $117,000 for the 23rd Annual Winter Walk for AIDS and Inaugural Ron Johnson 5k Run!
What is Winter Walk?
The Winter Walk for AIDS is a community one-mile walk and 5K Run that raises money and awareness to benefit Triad Health Project's client services and prevention programs. The walk promises to be a powerful and moving experience as we remember those lost to HIV/AIDS and look to a future when this epidemic is defeated.
When was Winter Walk?
The 23rd Annual Winter Walk for AIDS & Inaugural Ron Johnson 5K Run was held on Sunday, December 7th. There was onsite HIV/STI Testing at the Elliot University Center. Registration and packet drop-off was from 1-2 pm. Opening remarks was from 2-2:10 pm. The 5K race began at 2:10, and the 1 mile walk at 2:15.
Where was Winter Walk?
The 23rd Annual Winter Walk for AIDS & Inaugural Ron Johnson 5K Run was held on the campus of UNC Greensboro, starting and finishing at Kaplan Commons right in front of the Elliot University Center. The one-mile walk was a short loop through UNCG's beautiful campus and the 5K Run included some of UNCG's historic sites and campus streets.
About Ron Johnson:
After 22 years, we are adding our first official 5K run to this year’s Winter Walk, named in honor of Ron Johnson! Ron Johnson is a Partner in the law firm of Johnson, Peddrick & McDonald, PLLC in Greensboro, NC. His practice area is Estate Planning, Estate Administration, Business Law, and Nonprofit Corporations. A past president of the THP Board of Directors, and longtime THP supporter and advocate, Ron has consistently been the single largest individual fundraiser for the Winter Walk for AIDS for 21 consecutive years, raising a total upwards of $400,000. Ron’s heartfelt and inspiring commitment to THP honors his promise to the late “Mrs. Leon”, Aileen Oldham, founder of Leon’s Style Salons and Beauty School, that he would carry on her legacy as the top fundraiser for the Winter Walk for AIDS.