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IDA Dyslexia Dash St. Louis 5K Run/Walk

Sun October 21, 2018 Saint Louis, MO US 63146 Directions
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Creve Coeur Park, Tremayne Pavillion
13725 Marine Avenue
Saint Louis, MO US 63146
Description

The Kansas-Missouri Branch of the International Dyslexia Association is proud to present our third annual Dyslexia Dash on Sunday, October 21st. KS-MO IDA's mission is to give students with dyslexia a better learning experience through teacher training, parent support and student empowerment. 1 in 5 children struggle to read. Research shows these children need a specific type of instruction (Orton-Gillingham). Current teachers leave college without the training needed to help these students. To combat this problem KSMO IDA created the Orton-Gillingham Scholarship program to provide the much-needed training for teachers and Learning Ally (audiobooks)Scholarship program for students in Missouri and Kansas. We have provided scholarships to 10 teachers and 10 students in the last two years. Our Dash has been so successful and enjoyable that people come back every year to join us. Last year we had more than 500 participants between St. Louis and Kansas City. We have a strong, supportive community and we welcome all to attend our Dyslexia Dash 5K. This year's theme is "Moving Mountains" because people with dyslexia move many mountains to do amazing things.    KS-MO IDA is working to move mountains by providing teacher training scholarships and Learning Ally accounts for students.  The funds raised at the Dyslexia Dash fund the teacher scholarships and Learning Ally scholarship accounts.  Will you help move mountains for students with dyslexia?

You must register before October 1st to receive a race t-shirt.

Packet pickup at

 

  • 8:30 a.m. Check in and t-shirt pickup.  You must be registered before October 1st  to receive t-shirt.
  • 9:00 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
  • 9:30 a.m. 5K Run/Walk.  We are proud to announce that Fleet Feet will join us this year to organize a pull tag 5K.
 
Registration Fee:   $30.
Children under 14:   $25
Children under 4:   FREE
Teams of 10 or more:  $25

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0D48A8AD2AA75-volunteers

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