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Sunday September 25, 2022
Please join Pathfinders for Autism for our 12th Annual Run Wild for Autism. We are thrilled to be back in person at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore to bring a day of awareness, competition and fundraising for the community. We look forward to seeing you on September 25th!
REGISTER FOR BOTH BALTIMORE CITY AND ASSATEAGUE ISLAND EVENTS AND SAVE $10 (discount applicable for adult registrations only)
SPECIAL EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION - THE ENTIRE MONTH OF APRIL ($10 off adult registrations)
$25 Youth (ages 11-17) - PRICE DISCOUNT WILL BE APPLIED AT CHECKOUT
Children 10 and under FREE, with registered adult - PRICE DISCOUNT WILL BE APPLIED AT CHECKOUT
Register by noon on September 2nd to guarantee a shirt.
There are no refunds of entry permitted for this event.
Registrants will run (or walk) their race distance on either Saturday, September 24th or Sunday, September 25th. If you are participating in the Virtual 5K and would like to be listed in the results make sure you are tracking your time and distance. You can do so with a watch or running app (example: Garmin watch, Strava App). Make sure you run the whole distance (3.1 Miles for a 5K) - you don't want to do all that work and come up short. You will then be able to report your time. Results will be automatically updated as race times come in. You will also be able to share your race photos through the runsignup.com photo page.
Virtual Runners will be able to submit their results through text or email (if opted in) or through the runsignup.com results page starting on Saturday, September 24th through Sunday, September 25th at 11:59PM Eastern Time. If you have questions about submitting results don't hesitate to reach out to us at email@example.com.
Become an event sponsor and promote your business to hundreds of attendees while supporting a great cause.
Get your company to put together a corporate team and receive 10 standard race entries (additional race entries and sponsorship opportunities available based on team fundraising) - includes chip timing, T-shirts, Zoo admission, giveaways, and refreshments.
The most important component to Run Wild for Autism is our families and partners coming together to raise funds that help us continue to serve the autism community. Your dollars allow the PFA staff to offer resources, training- both in person and virtual, and recreation events. It is because of YOU that we have been and will continue to serve our families. Thank you!
Be sure to check out this year's fundraising Incentives and aim HIGH. You will not want to miss out on this year's incentives.
There are several opportunities to pick up your race materials before race day so that you will be ready to go when you arrive on Sunday. If you are unable to attend the pre race packet pick up sessions you are also able to pick up your race materials on-site on race day.
*Pre race day packet pick up times and locations to be announced.
Onsite starting at 7 a.m.
– 12th Annual Run Wild for Autism t-shirt (Register by noon on September 2nd to guarantee a shirt.)
- Race managed by Charm City Run
– ZOO ADMISSION: Individuals registered for the race will receive Zoo passes, good for September 25th ONLY.
Top Male Finisher
Top Female Finisher
Top Male Finisher in the following age brackets: 1-10, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Top Female Finisher in the following age brackets: 1-10, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Top Overall Fundraising Team
Top Individual Fundraiser
Please note: Awards are offered for the in-person event only. There will be no overall or age-group awards for the virtual run.
Pathfinders for Autism is a statewide organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with autism and their families. The organization was founded in 2000 by the parents of children with autism, including Baltimore Orioles Hall of Famer William "B.J." Surhoff and his wife Polly Winde Surhoff. Pathfinders for Autism works to support and improve the lives of individuals affected by autism through expansive, individualized programming, and by providing resources, training, information and activities free of charge.
COVID-19 Health Security Plan: Creating a safe experience at the 12th Annual Run Wild for Autism 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run & Walk is our top priority!
Safety of participants, volunteers, sponsors and staff is of utmost importance to Pathfinders for Autism and Charm City Run Events. We are committed to following all local, state, national and CDC guidelines at the 12th Annual Run Wild for Autism event. Charm City Run has developed efficient and effective race day COVID-19 protocols and procedures. While guidelines and health metrics continue to evolve, we are prepared with procedures that may include, but are not limited to: caps on participation consistent with outdoor gathering guidelines; contactless packet pickup; mandatory mask wearing for participants, volunteers and staff at all times (with the exception of when actively participating in the race); minimal spectators; social distancing and small group wave starts for participants; sanitizer stations throughout the event space; elimination of bag check and shirt exchanges; sealed grab-and-go water bottles at water stops; individually wrapped post-race snacks.
As the event draws closer, expect clear and continuous communication via email and website updates on the strategies we’ll use to keep everyone safe. Any questions? Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on COVID-19, please visit The CDC Website.
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