Outrunning Autism

Event Date

Sun, Jun 1, 2014

Address

Noblesville, IN

About This Activity

Heartland Endurance Sports has once again teamed up with Autism Speaks to host a run, in Noblesville on June 1.  This chip-timed, USA Track & Field Sanctioned run will take place at Promise Road Elementary, and will include a 5K and a 10K option, plus a 1.5 mile youth run and fun walk.  All athletes will receive a t-shirt, custom race bib, and a finisher's medal.  Proceeds from this event will go to benefit Autism Speaks.

Did you know ...

  • Autism now affects 1 in 68 children and 1 in 42 boys
  • Autism prevalence figures are growing
  • Autism is the fastest-growing serious developmental disability in the U.S.
  • Autism costs a family $60,000 a year on average
  • Autism receives less than 5% of the research funding of many less prevalent childhood diseases
  • Boys are nearly five times more likely than girls to have autism
  • There is no medical detection or cure for autism

The proceeds of this race will benefit Autism Speaks, and their efforts for awareness, fundraising, science, and advocacy for those with Autism.

Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Bob and Suzanne Wright, grandparents of a child with autism. Their longtime friend Bernie Marcus donated $25 million to help financially launch the organization. Since then, Autism Speaks has grown into the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.

Event schedule and times

REGISTRATION DEADLINES
Type Dates 10K 5K Youth/2.5K
Early bird registration until March 31 $30.00 $20.00 $15.00
Open Registration April 1- May1 $35.00 $25.00 $20.00
Late registration May 2-May 20 $40.00 $30.00 $25.00
T-SHIRT DEADLINE IS WEDNESDAY MAY 21, 2014 AT MIDNIGHT. WE MAY NOT BE ABLE TO GUARANTEE A T-SHIRT TO ANYONE WHO REGISTERS AFTER THIS DATE.
Emergency registration May 21 – May 29 $45.00 $35.00 $30.00
ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT MIDNIGHT, THURSDAY, MAY 29.

Race Day Schedule of Events:

7:00 am – 8:15 pm Race day registration and packet pick-up
8:00 am All volunteer meeting at finish line
8:45 am Mandatory pre-race meeting at finish line
8:45 am Invocation
8:45 am SSB
8:45 am Security meeting by camp building
8:45 am Timing system finalized
9:00 am Cannon Start
9:20 am First 5K finisher
9:45 am First 10K finisher
10:00 am Last 5K finisher
10:00 am 5K Awards
10:30 am 10K Awards
11:00 am Last 10K finisher

Packet Pickup: Packet pickup will take place in Noblesville on Thursday, May 29 or Friday, May 30, 2014, from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM. Please make all efforts to pick up your packet at this time. An email with packet pickup directions/location will be sent when plans for this are finalized.

Race Day: We will be onsite by 7:00am for packet and chip pickup, as well as race day registration. To ensure we can start the race on time, please plan to be onsite at least an hour prior to race to pick up your timing chip. Please note, we may not be able to allow registrations within 45 minutes of the race starting, or check in within 30 minutes of the race start. Check-in will  be at the blue tent near the finish line.

Parking: The school has parking available.  Should the parking become full, you will be directed where to park.

Please do not hesitate to email tj@coachtj.com if you have any questions, concerns, or are celebrating a special day with us.

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