Annual “Light It Up Blue Columbus 5K and Family Friendly Walk”
Light It Up Blue Columbus 5K Run and Fun Walk is a Tri-City collaboration between the Autism Hope Center and the Autism Society of Alabama. It will take place on Saturday, April 28th, 2018 from 8:30 A.M-12 P.M, at the National Infantry Museum, Columbus, Georgia. This community event includes a 5K Run and a family friendly walk that supports Greater Chattahoochee Valley families affected by autism. April is World Autism Awareness Month, thousands of iconic across the globe unite by shining bright blue lights in honor of the millions of individuals and families around the world affected by autism. This event benefits both the Autism Hope Center and the Autism Society of Alabama; all proceeds will stay here in the Greater Chattahoochee Valley, to provide year-round support for the more than 2,000 individuals that are affected by autism. According to the CDC, 1 in 68 children are on the autism spectrum. Therefore, the need for services and support has never been greater.
Walk Registration includes a t-shirt. 5K Race registration included a tri-blend fit shirt, race-time, and scoring services using bib TAB chip timing with disposable chip on the bib number.