Did you know? 1 in 68 children today has a diagnosis of autism. It is the fastest growing developmental disability in the country. It is estimated that some 50,000 school-age children in Ohio live with autism. You can make a difference by participating in Akron's Autism 5k Run & Walk.
Cost to register to Walk or Run the 5k is $35 ($40 after 5pm on Wed, June 15) and includes a t-shirt and socks. The One Mile Fun Walk is a team-based fundraising event and does not have a registration fee, but encourages teams to raise money for t-shirts, swag socks and prizes. Event includes Entertainment • Resource Fair • Bounce Houses • Music • Food.
Deadlines to Register: Register online through Wednesday, June 15th, at Lock 3 on Friday, June 17th from 10am-2pm or beginning at 7:30am day of event.
NEW - Virtual Participant! Can’t make it but want to be part of the team? Cost to register is $40 and we'll mail you a shirt and swag socks. You pick a time and place to run or walk (and we’d love to get a photo to share your commitment).
Make an even bigger impact! Recruit family members, friends, and co-workers to form a team and raise donations — now is the time to start!
Proceeds raised here stay here. You will help fund programs of the Autism Society of Greater Akron (ASGA), the local resource serving those living the autism journey in Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit and Wayne counties.
Everyone knows someone affected by autism — Maybe it’s your child, brother, cousin, friend, neighbor, or co-worker, but with so many people impacted by autism in our community, you can really make a difference by joining us on June 18!
You are doing it #4Autism!