WASHINGTON (AP) — Approximately 8,000 of people are expected to participate in the 27th annual AIDS Walk in Washington.

Runners will start from Freedom Plaza at 9:15 a.m. Saturday. Walkers will start five minutes later at 9:20 a.m. The course is a 5K.

All proceeds from the walk benefit HIV services at Whitman-Walker Health, a nonprofit community health center in the city that was established in 1978.

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton of Washington will speak before the walk.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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