California > Africa AIDS Run/Walk Half Marathon & 5K
Denair, CA • Saturday, May 5, 2012 • Course Map
Set for its fourth annual running in 2012 through the streets of this small central California town that lies just a short drive from nearby Modesto here in the San Joaquin Valley, Denair's Africa AIDS Run/Walk Half Marathon & 5K is both a race and a benefit organized by the locally-based Connecting Point Church of the Nazarene, to raise money to support children orphaned by AIDS in Africa.
Funds raised by those running in and volunteering for the race will be provided to Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, an organization affiliated with the church that provides support around the world for children, adults and families living with AIDS as well as disaster response services and community-based health care services, particularly in developing countries around the world.
Runners will start the out-and-back course for the race at the Connecting Point Church, which lies near the intersection of Monte Vista Avenue and Waring Road. From there, runners will head out onto the streets and into the neighborhoods of Denair, which thanks to its location here in the central valley, is made up of largely flat terrain throughout the 13.1-mile race course. Those running in the half marathon start their race at 8:00 AM, followed by those running in the 5K at 8:30 AM.
Race Weather & Climate
Located in the San Joaquin Valley of central California, about 15 miles southeast of Modesto and roughly 90 miles southeast of Sacramento, Denair typically sees mild to moderately warm and usually very dry weather in May, when average monthly temperatures range between 81°F and 55°F. On the day of the race (May 5), the average high is 78°F and the average low is 53°F, while rainfall totals average just over half an inch for the month.
View the race route map for the Africa AIDS Run/Walk Half Marathon
To reserve your spot in the late spring 2012 running of Denair's Africa AIDS Run/Walk Half Marathon or 5K race, visit the event website.
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