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15jan9:00 am12:00 pmMLK5KA fundraising event , as well as a demonstration of the school's support for Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of resilience and equality.

Event Details

Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” The Young Men’s Leadership Academy 5K Run is a fundraising event presented by the school to help raise funds for the academy, as well as a demonstration of their support for Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of resilience and equality. Young Men’s Leadership Academy is the first all-boys public school in San Antonio. Our mission is to develop young men into highly effective scholars, thinkers, and leaders by providing a high-quality comprehensive educational and social experience leading to a distinguished high school graduation plan.100% of proceeds from our event fund student programming.

We are back and excited to see all of you at the starting line this year! As always we look forward to seeing your photos, videos and of course those incredible times that you post!!

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Race Date: Sunday, January 15, 2023

Race Time: 9:00am

Race Location:
MLK Park – 3503 Martin Luther King Dr, San Antonio, TX 78220

Race Fee(s): – no refunds!
$10 registration; $15 for shirt and (DONATIONS ENTHUSIASTICALLY ACCEPTED)
Medals for Fastest time in each age group!!


(Sunday) 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


MLK Park

3503 MLK Dr

Event Entrance Fees (Free/Cost)


REQUIRED: Registration Info (RSVP/Purchase)

MLK 5K 2023