Mayfaire Town Center
6835 Conservation Way, Wilmington
2013 Coastal NC Run/Walk for Autism
The 3nd Annual Coastal NC Run/Walk for Autism is scheduled for Saturday, April 27, 2013 at the TrySports Field at Mayfaire Town Center in Wilmington. The event will consist of a 5K competitive race, a 1 mile run/walk along with a “Kids Dash”.
Proceeds support the programs, services and activities of the Autism Society of North Carolina and GHA Autism Supports in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties
Proceeds from this event benefit the programs and services supported by the Autism Society of North Carolina and GHA Autism Supports in Coastal NC.
For over 40 years, the Autism Society of North Carolina has helped individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. For over 30 years, GHA Autism Supports has provided residential, day and community services for residents of North Carolina with a primary diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Each day two North Carolina families have a child diagnosed with a form of autism. The incidence of autism Is now 1 in 110 births and 1 in 70 for boys.
Individuals on the autism spectrum and their families need help and support in order to reach their full potential as contributing members of society.
Proceeds from the 3rd Annual Coastal NC Run/Walk for Autism will be used to help support programs for individuals with autism living in Coastal North Carolina
The Coastal NC Run/Walk for Autism will begin with a 5K race at Mayfaire. The race will begin in the field located in front of the Try Sports Shop. Following the 5K event, there will be a one mile fun run/walk. Additional race t-shirts will be available for purchase for $10 on the day of the race while supplies last.
An awards ceremony for competitive runners will be held at the event field following tabulation of results. Prizes will be given for the top male and female runners in the 5K. Following the kids dash, an award for the teams that raise the most donations, the team with the most members, and the team with the best t-shirt will be given. The deadline for the team donation and member award is Friday, April 26th at 7pm.
Parking for the event is located throughout the Mayfaire Town Center. Strollers and leashed dogs are allowed in both events.
We appreciate your support and participation. Join us on Saturday, April 27 in Wilmington. Regardless of age or ability, you will have a great time while supporting two worthy causes!