Labor Day Run for Autism Half Marathon 10k/5k & Fun Run

5K, 10K, 5 Mile, Half Marathon

Event Date

Mon, Sep 5, 2016

Address

Cumming, GA

Pricing

Activity Today Later

5K

$25 $25 Closed

10K

$35 $35 Closed

Fun Run

$15 $15 Closed

Half Marathon

$45 $45 Closed

About This Activity

Labor Day Run for Autism

Join us for the 5th Annual Labor Day Run for Autism Half Marathon 10K/5K and Fun Run to Benefit Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) hosted by Totally Running on September 5, 2016. 10k and 5k times TBD. Stay tuned.........

Course-
New Course and distance (13.1) for 2015!! The Labor Day Run for Autism will start and finish on the track at Fowler Park, 4110 Carolene Way, Cumming, GA 30040. The majority of the race course is on the Big Creek Greenway (Concrete / Boardwalk Greenway), Forsyth County, Georgia. The Big Creek Greenway is a 12 foot wide concrete and boardwalk path winding through the woods along Big Creek.

Race Times-
Half Marathon-7:30 am
10k-7:45 am
5k-8:00 am
Fun Run-9:45 am

Packet pick up-
Early pick up is encouraged on Sunday, September 4th from 11-6. You can pick up race packets for your friends and family. Race day pick up is available starting at 6:30am at the track at Fowler Park.

Parking-
Race parking is easy at Fowler Park, Carpooling is encouraged.

Awards and Extras-
Custom awards will be presented to the top three overall male/female runners and male/female 1st, 2nd, 3rd place age group awards. Age groups are 10 and under through 65+ in 5 year increments. All participants who register by August 25 are guaranteed a commemorative race t-shirt. The event will conclude with a finish line festival at the park. Race registration includes bib, chip time, race tee, and race bag. The 13.1 finishers will receive a custom medal.

For more information and to stay updated
visit www.totallyrunning.com and like us on Facebook at
www.facebook.com/laborday10K

About the benefactor-
All funds raised will benefit the Georgia Chapter of Talk About Curing Autism and will help provide Forsyth County autism families with free parent education seminars, family events, and scholarships.

What is Autism
Autism is a devastating neurological and biological disorder that typically is diagnosed in children between the ages of 18 months to five years. Autism currently affects 1 in every 91 children and 1 in 58 boys. It is estimated almost 2 million people in the United States are diagnosed with autism. Autism affects each individual differently and at different levels of severity.

About Talk About Curing Autism
Talk About Curing Autism (TACA) provides support, education and information, and resources to close to 25,000 families across the United States who are touched by autism. One in every 91 children in the United States has autism. TACA aims to speed up the cycle time from the autism diagnosis to effective treatments. TACA helps to strengthen the autism community by connecting families and the professionals who can help them, allowing them to share stories and information to help people with autism be the best they can be. Ninety-five percent of TACA's programs and services are provided at no charge and include education and support meetings, parent mentoring, and the Autism Journey Guide. Additional information is available at www.tacanow.org.

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