General Info

Held for the past 35 years, the Walk & 5K to End HIV is Whitman-Walker Health’s signature fundraiser that calls on thousands of Washington, DC area residents to lace up their shoes and walk or run to support WWH’s mission of providing dependable, high-quality, comprehensive and accessible health care to those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS.

Here are a few things to keep in mind:

  • If you are a registered participant, it’s never too early or too late to secure donations in support of the Walk & 5K to End HIV! Donors can contribute online through December 31, 2021.

  • Supporter checks should be made payable to ‘Whitman-Walker Foundation’.

  • To guarantee proper attribution, the walker/runner name should be noted on the check’s memo line along with "WTEH".

  • Checks should be sent to Whitman-Walker Health WTEH, 1377 R Street NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20009. Please do not send cash by mail. All donations are tax-deductible.

Event Date & Location

October 23, 2021 9am-12pm
Virtual Event

You can choose to complete the race wherever you would like. You can walk, run, use a treadmill, or participate in another race. We encourage you to get out with your employees and/or family and walk or run on October 23rd to help us fight HIV. We’ll have routes available, cheering stations and some other wonderful race-day surprises for you to enjoy.The beauty of a virtual 5K race is that you can run the race at your pace wherever you choose. Share your pictures, your 5K time and more on social media with #walktoendhiv


Virtual Registration: Free

*Receive a 2021 Walk & 5k T-shirt with a $35 donation

Packet & T-shirt Pick-up

Friday, October 22nd 3pm-7pm

Join us at LIZ (1377 R Street, NW) to get your gear for the 35th Annual Walk & 5K to End HIV. Our staff will be on site to help last minute registrants as well as make sure you have everything you need to get ready for walking and running on Saturday, October 23rd.

Saturday, October 23rd 9am-12pm

Pick up your 35th Anniversary t-shirts along your route at our two locations LIZ (1377 R Street, NW) and Max Robinson Center (2301 Martin Luther King Jr Ave,SE). Our staff will be on site to help last minute registrants as well get you geared up on the day of the Walk.

Not in the area or unable to pick up your t-shirt?

T-shirts will be mailed out to those who are unable to pick-up after the October 23rd date.