Autism run/walk slated
Posted: Wednesday, May 8, 2013 5:00 pm
The Messenger, May 8, 2013
The second Autism Awareness 5K run/walk is planned for Saturday, with registration at 7:30 a.m. at E.W. James & Sons on East Reelfoot Avenue in Union City. The run will begin at 9, with six age groups eligible to receive awards: 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 and older. Awards will be given for overall male/female and best time in each age group.
Registration is the day of the event and the fee is $25, which includes a T-shirt and goody bag.
If groups of 10 or more register, the fee is $15 per person.
All proceeds will be donated to benefit the National Autism Association and local autism resources.
There will also be therapeutic and biomedical resource exhibits for families dealing with autism spectrum disorders.