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When and Where
Event Date:
Saturday, July 14, 2018

Event Location:
Fayetteville, North Carolina

4TH Annual African World Peace Festival 5K Road Race & Walk Event

4th Annual African World Peace 5K Road Race & Walk

Saturday July 14 - 15, 2018 

Taste of West Africa 116 Person St.


Start Time: 5K 8am

Race Description: 4th Annual African World Peace 5K Road Race & Walk is part of the festivities of the African World Peace Festival from July 14 - 15, 2018 bringing you lots of new and never seeing entertainment in the City of Fayetteville, the actual Festival take off at 2 pm ending at 10 pm with lots of music and cultural dancers. It continues on Sunday from 12pm to 7pm.


Awards: 5K: Age Categories 10 & Under 11-14 15-18 19-24 25-29 30-34 35-39 40-44 45-49 50-54 55-59 60-64 65-69 70 & Above


Adult Civilians/Military $30 Kids $25  Festival is FREE to the public but Race Prices will Increase July 6th to $40 adults and kids $30

Event News: This event is a fundraiser for the Loving Hands International and the Cultural & Heritage Alliance.  These two organizations proudly presents the African World Peace Festival & 5K Road Race/Walk which will include a Parade and a music concert poised at celebrating the rich diversity of the African culture for two days.

Come let's honor our veterans. CHA in collaboration with Community Patriot Arts Center, will have veterans entertain the community and public through music, arts, storytelling, live art painting etc.

Fun parts of the celebration includes a parade highlighting the different cultures, fashions, music, drumming and dancing performers, arts/craft displays, special African cuisine, Health and wellness (Free Screening), as well as family oriented activities and education. 


Event details and schedule

Organizers Information

Isabella Effon

Event Coordinator

Loving Hands International & Culture & Heritage Alliance

Taste of West Africa

910 728-2186


Race Events
5K Walk and Run 
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