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The Dyslexia Dash 2021 will be a both an in person race and a virtual race this year. You choose whichever one works for you.
The in person races will be held on October 16, 2021 at Perimeter Mall, 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road, Atlanta, GA, 30346. The race will begin in the parking lot near the Von Maur store. The Dyslexia Dash will include both a 5km run and 1 mile kids run for those with big hearts but little legs (children ten years of age and under). The 1 mile kids run begins at 8:00 am. The 5km run begins at 8:30am. All participants will receive a swag bag with a t-shirt at the end of the race. There will also be a kids play area, a disc jockey, an awards ceremony and sponsor tents to visit.
For those choosing the virtual race, participants run their own course and we can post their times. As soon as you register you can run the race. The Dyslexia Dash website will be open to receiving posting of times on October 2, 2021 and will remain open until October 16, 2021. Participants will have the option to post their times via the Dyslexia Dash website, using text message or sending an email. Virtual race participants will receive their 'swag bag' with a race t-shirt through the mail.
So register today for either the virtual or in person race
The 2021 Dyslexia Dash has returned to being an In-Person race at Perimeter Mall on October 16, 2021. There will be two races. A Timed 5km race/walk event which is a Peachtree Qualifying race and a 1 mile Kids Fun Run for those athletes 10 years of age or younger.
Both Races will start at the parking lot behind the west entrance to the Von Maur Department Store. You should plan to arrive 30 minutes early to get your race bib. There will also be an opportunity to sign-up to race that day if you want to bring along a friend.
Without the support of our participants, sponsors, and volunteers, these exciting events would not be possible. Together we can demystify reading difficulties, spread knowledge, and encourage change. The funds raised from the Dyslexia Dash are set aside to provide low-cost teacher trainings, seminars, support groups, and referral and advocacy services. The International Dyslexia Association Georgia is part of the International Dyslexia Association, which with over 13,000 members, is the oldest organization of its kind in the United States serving individuals with dyslexia, their families, and professionals in the field. The International Dyslexia Association Georgia is a non-profit, scientific, and educational organization formed to increase public awareness of dyslexia. We are a resource and support system for parents, individuals with dyslexia and educators. For more information see our website at ga.dyslexiaida.org
For information about Sponsorship, please click here
All Participants get a free Dyslexia Dash T-Shirt. In person participants receive their bag after the race. Virtual participants receive a Swag Bag with the t-shirt via the mail.
Sponsors at certain levels get extra free T-Shirts as part of their sponsorship.
If you would like to buy extra Dyslexia Dash T-Shirts you can do so on line at our store.
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Dyslexia Dash 50/50 Raffle — $5.00 ea.
Dyslexia Dash Raffle
Dyslexia Dash is having a 50/50 draw to give you a chance to win money! Tickets can be purchased online up to October 15. The total amount raised will be split 50/50 with the winner. Go to the Store button and look for 50/50 draw tickets.
Tickets can also be purchased in-person at the race up until 9:00am. The draw for the winner will occur at 9:15am.
The winner will receive a check in the mail after the race for their share of the winnings
Are you joining a Group or a Sponsor Team? Be sure to select your team first! If you're creating a team, you can do that during regular registration.
Additional race information can be found at https://ga.dyslexiaida.org/dyslexia-dash-2021/.
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