1st Annual Run Wild for Autism Assateague Island
3 and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
1st Annual Run Wild for Autism Assateague Island 3 and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
All proceeds benefit Pathfinders for Autism!
Sunday, October 3 ,2021
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Walk starts at 9:00 am
Walk starts at 9:00 am
Race FEES (includes t-shirt, park entry fee, and supports the mission of Pathfinders for Autism)
$20 Youth (ages 11-17) – PRICE DISCOUNT WILL BE APPLIED AT CHECKOUT
Children 10 and under FREE, with registered adult – PRICE DISCOUNT WILL BE APPLIED AT CHECKOUT
Bundle and Save! Adults save $5 per race when you register for both races.
Register by noon on September 20th to guarantee a shirt.
There is no chipped timing for this event. This is meant to be a casual run/walk. There are no refunds of entry permitted for this event.
RUN WILD WITH PFA AND THE WILD HORSES OF ASSATEAGUE ISLAND
Join Pathfinders for Autism for our First Annual Run Wild for Autism Assateague Island. This family friendly event offers a 3 mile and a 1 mile fun run/walk through Assateague State Park with an option to walk on the beach as well! Post-race activities include: refreshments, music, children’s activities, autism information, fundraising awards and the opportunity to stay and play on the beach and see the famous wild ponies of Assateague Island. There is no chipped timing for this event. This is meant to be a casual run/walk.
DONATIONS AND FUNDRAISING
The most important component to Run Wild for Autism is our families and partners coming together to raise funds that help us continue to serve the autism community. Your dollars allow the PFA staff to offer resources, training- both in person and virtual, and recreation events. It is because of YOU that we have been and will continue to serve our families. Thank you!
Be sure to check out this year’s fundraising Incentives and aim HIGH. You will not want to miss out on this year’s incentives.
For more information on donations and fundraising, please contact Matt Worthington at email@example.com
Directions for Pathfinders for Autism Walk Event at Assateague State Park:
Follow Rt 611 across the Verrazano Bridge onto Assateague Island. Make the 3rd right turn into the Assateague State Park Beach Parking lot. At the booth, please show the attendant your confirmation and you will be provided a parking pass to hang in your vehicle. You may park anywhere in the lot. Proceed to the south end of the lot and into the adjacent parking lot for the registration table and walk starting line.
This is an out and back casual 3 Mile Run/Walk or 1 Mile Fun Run. Our event is not timed, but meant to engage families in a fun morning of exercise and outdoor activity. The course will start at the State Park Parking Lot, follow the Bike trail 1.5 miles out and participants can return on the bike trail or up the beach back to the parking lot. There will be 1 water stop at the turn around, with volunteers guiding participants back to the parking lot.
BENEFICIARY: PATHFINDERS FOR AUTISM
Pathfinders for Autism is a statewide organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with autism and their families. The organization was founded in 2000 by the parents of children with autism, including Baltimore Orioles Hall of Famer William “B.J.” Surhoff and his wife Polly Winde Surhoff. Pathfinders for Autism works to support and improve the lives of individuals affected by autism through expansive, individualized programming, and by providing resources, training, information and activities free of charge.
COVID-19 Health Security Plan
Safety of participants, volunteers, sponsors and staff is of utmost importance to Pathfinders for Autism. We are committed to following all local, state, national and CDC guidelines. While guidelines and health metrics continue to evolve, we are prepared with procedures that may include, but are not limited to: caps on participation consistent with outdoor gathering guidelines; mandatory mask wearing for participants, volunteers and staff at all times (with the exception of when actively participating in the race).
As the event draws closer, expect clear and continuous communication via email and website updates on the strategies we’ll use to keep everyone safe. Any questions? Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on COVID-19, please visit The CDC Website.
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