RUN, WALK, STIM! Our 2nd annual Friends With Autism 5K/Walk is more than just a Run and a Walk - it's a fun time for the entire community to come together and raise awareness and acceptance for families and people on the autism spectrum in Northeast Florida! Join other families as we kickoff Autism Month with a health/resource fair, music, children's activities, speakers, and so much more!When we raise awareness here...
Funds raised will stay here! Funds raised will be returned to our community to provide direct services in the form of grant support, community accessibility, and advocacy for local families and people with autism.
The health/resource fair of this event is free to the public.
Help us raise awareness and acceptance for those on the autism spectrum!
Awards and Incentives:
5K Finishers will receive a T-shirt and Medal.
One-Mile Finishers children receive Medal and all participants receive a T shirt.
Fundraising has its perks... Teams raising the minimum fundraising amounts receive a Friends With Autism grant to cover the cost of: school tuition, home school supplies/equipment/software, therapy, assistive technology, adaptive equipment, medical copays, medical services, summer camp, tutoring, and more!!
$2500 and up - $1,000
$1500 to $2499 - $500
$1000 to $1499 - $250
The top three school fundraising teams raising over $2,500 will receive a MS4A Deluxe Sensory Bags for their classrooms:
1st Place - 10 bags
2nd Place - 5 bags
3rd Place - 2 bags
Registration to participate in the 2nd annual Friends With Autism 5K/Walk is available on 1st Place Sports, our Race Managment company's website: http://www.1stplacesports.com/races/autism5k/.
To learn more about Making Strides for Autism visit www.bit.ly/fwa5kwalk1.
Email [email protected] for Sponsor and Vendor information.
Making Strides For Autism, Inc. is 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization recognized for tax-exemption under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
PLEASE NOTE: PARTICIPATING AS A FUNDRAISER DOES NOT INCLUDE REGISTRATION TO THE 2ND ANNUAL FRIENDS WITH AUTISM 5K & WALK. 5K/WALK REGISTRATIONS MUST BE PURCHASED SEPERATELY ON 1ST PLACE SPORTS, OUR RACE MANAGEMENT COMPANY'S WEBSITE AT WWW.1STPLACESPORTS.COM.
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