Oklahoma: AIDS Walk Brings Focus on Disease 30 Years After First Case
September 23, 2011
The annual AIDS Walk of Oklahoma City will take place Sunday in the Bricktown district's Sonic Plaza, with registration beginning at 12:30 p.m., followed by the walk at 2 p.m. Registration for the 5K run starts at 8 a.m., followed by the run at 9 a.m. The fee for the run is $20 in advance or $25 on Sunday; the walk is free. Since 1998, the walk has raised more than $500,000 to support local AIDS services. This year's grand marshal will be Randy Roberts Potts, the openly gay grandson of the late televangelist Oral Roberts. For more information, visit www.aidswalkokc.org/home.
The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City)
09.22.2011; Carrie Coppernoll
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