Howard County Autism Society 10th Annual Autism Walk and 5K

  • Location: Centennial Park
  • Address: 10000 Clarksville Pike (Main/South), Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Dates: October 1, 2016
  • Phone: (410) 290-3466
  • Time: 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Price: Please visit the event website for details

The Howard County Autism Society (HCAS), a trusted resource to hundreds of families living with autism in Howard County, Maryland, today announced that its 10th Annual One Step Closer …Autism Walk and 5K Run will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Centennial Park in Ellicott City. Proceeds from the event support HCAS’ programs and services for individuals on the spectrum, their families, and the local community.

“One Step Closer” Event Details
The HCAS “One Step Closer” walk and 5K running race will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 10 a.m., with registration beginning at 9 a.m. The event will feature a timed 5K run around Centennial Lake, a “Lake Walk” of the same distance and a shorter three-quarter mile “Piece of Cake Walk.” There will be children’s activities, including face painting, princess and Star Wars™ costume performers, a moon bounce and other inflatable games. A complimentary continental breakfast will be available for runners and walkers.

Event timeline
9 a.m. – Registration and packet pick up, complimentary breakfast
9:40 a.m. – Welcome and introductions
10 a.m. – Starting time for the 5K race participants
10:10 a.m. – Starting time for the walk participants
11:15 a.m. – Awards and closing remarks

Online registration is available at http://www.howard-autism.kintera.org/OneStepCloser2016 through September 25. Race day registration is available on site.

About the Howard County Autism Society
Founded in 1993 the Howard County Autism Society (HCAS) serves as a trusted resource to hundreds of families living with autism in Howard County, Maryland. Through its support and advocacy programs, the organization raises awareness of autism that values the dignity and uniqueness of each individual and works to improve the quality of services and educational opportunities for those on the autism spectrum. HCAS, a 501c3, is an affiliate of the national Autism Society organization. To learn more about HCAS, visit www.howard-autism.org.

Howard County Autism Society 10th Annual Autism Walk and 5K
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  • Centennial Park
  • Please visit the event website for details