Homeboy Industries, the largest gang rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world will host its 12th Annual Homeboy 5K Run/Walk through Downtown Los Angeles on Saturday, October 2nd. The event will be an in-person experience for everyone with runners, walkers and members of the community invited to join and celebrate a mission that provides hope, training, and support to formerly gang-involved and previously incarcerated people. The public can register by visiting www.Homeboy5K.org and access this year’s event artwork here.
The safety of participants is a top priority for Homeboy Industries and the team is working closely with local health experts and officials to provide every participant with a safe experience that will include enhanced cleaning protocols. Participants will enjoy live music throughout the 5K route – alongside food, special surprises, and giveaways. There will also be a family-friendly fun run, a kid's zone with arts and crafts and a kid’s rock-climbing wall.