About Us

Empowered Purpose

The purpose of the Walk for Life is to give empowerment to express our own emotional survival and support in a mental and physical way, while giving a platform and power to our mission.We will celebrate all of the young lives that have been lost too soon to depression, suicide, and gun violence as these are some of the top causes of death today.

Our Mission

  • To build a platform for mental health awareness in adolescents and adults by creating the safe place needed to heal, survive, and continue life through grief and trauma

  • To support education in the field of Journalism & Communications and Sports Broadcasting & Entertainment through scholarships, grants, and internships

The Walk / Race

Check out highlights of the 2023 Race

Join Us at the pre-event

Packet Pickup Party

Saturday, August 19, 2023
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Road Runner Sports - Buckhead
3756 Roswell Road NE Atlanta, GA 30342

This is your ONE AND ONLY CHANCE to grab your race number, swag bag, and exclusive event t-shirt. 🏅🛍️ Don't miss this exciting opportunity to gear up for the EVECE Walk for Life inaugural 5K race in style!

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This signature 5K Walk/Run and Fundraiser supporting the EVECE Foundation will host a day of outdoor entertainment, music, art, health and wellness, food, and family fun.EVECE (pronounced eh-va-see) is the acronym for Erin Victoria Edwards and Christopher Edwards. The EVECE Foundation was established in 2020 to honor the late Christopher Redding Edwards II and Erin Victoria Edwards; two young, vibrant, exemplary lives who were taken much too soon.The purpose of our Walk for Life event is to remember, celebrate, and share the lives of Chris and Erin; who they were, all they loved, the exemplary ways in which they lived their lives, the contributions they made to the world, and the gifts they left behind. But we will not stop there.

The Fun

Entertainment + Music + Art + Health & Wellness + Food + Family Fun

10 Years Old & Under FREE

Event Emcee:
Karyn Greer

Event Emcee:
Allen Devlin

Race Emcee:
Ronnel Blackmon

Special Guest:
Ryan Cameron

On Stage:

  • DJ Big Tigger

  • Brooke Alford, Artist of the Violin

  • Woodward Academy Choir

  • Joffrey Ballet

  • Live Art by Music

  • And much more!!

Kidz Zone:

Games & Activities
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
"Growing Together"
Gardening Class
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Arts & Crafts Workshop
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Pop Up Giveaways:

  • Starbucks

  • King of Pops



We encourage attendees to use UBER and LYFT on the day of the event.

Host Hotel

Hyatt Centric Midtown Atlanta
125 10th Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
404 443 1234



5K Walk/Run

EVECE Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 54671
Atlanta, GA 30308

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