Strides for Africa is a fun event for all ages to participate and help us make global impact. There are many options available to participants including a 5K run, 5K walk, team relay, 2 mile fun walk, and a kids fun run. Experience what millions of Africans experience on a daily basis by participating in the team relay event that demonstrates the rigors of water gathering in rural Africa. The event features a great course through along the Yahara River, through beautiful Tenney Park, and along Lake Mendota. In addition the event features the rhythmic sounds of Afican music as you come to the finish line.