CHICAGO (WLS) -- Hundreds of people are ready to run during the Austin P.O.W.E.R. of Life 5K race on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Now in its second year, the free family event features a fun run through the community, and a marketplace festival full of food, music, and activities. The Austin P.O.W.E.R (People Organizing Wealth & Economic Resources) group hopes the event promotes businesses, people, and organizations within the community. Malcolm Crawford, Executive Director from the Austin African American Business Networking Association, and Jazz Saxophonist D-Erania Stampley joined ABC 7 live from the race to talk about all of the fun.
Name of event: Austin P.O.W.E.R. 5k Walk & Run
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
Hours: 7 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Address: 5900 Block of W. Chicago Ave., Chicago
Admission: Free. People can come and enjoy the free entertainment and food.
Link: www.austinpower5k.com or call (773) 626-4497
People can come and enjoy the free entertainment and food.