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Welcome to Abilities Movement's First Annual BE YOU Run, Walk and Wheel Charity Race! This race is for individuals of all fitness levels and abilities to join together for a 3.35 mile race/1 mile walk that truly represents connection, community, fitness, and fun!
Help us support our community! In 2021, support efforts helped Abilities Movement provide programs and opportunities for over 100 community members and their families. Abilities Movement helps facilitate fitness and sports opportunities for individuals with varying needs and health diagnoses, including Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Down Syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy, Epilepsy, Visual Impairments, Traumatic Brain Injury, Mental Health Challenges, Developmental Disabilities, Surgery/Injury Recovery, and Genetic Disorders. Abilities Movement is one of few providers who offer personalized fitness for people with severe medical needs.
Abilities Movement provides comprehensive, adapted opportunities through our programs and classes including: Personalized Fitness, TeleFtiness, Mighty Dunks Adapted Basketball, Rochester Speed Demons Power Wheelchair Soccer, Group Biking, Kayaking, Hiking, Snow Sports, and Adapted Run Club. Abilities Movement activities foster physical health benefits (cardiovascular, endurance, muscle/joint strength, flexibility and balance) and socio-emotional health benefits (self-confidence, cooperation, community engagement, connection with nature). These activities increase independence and quality of life for program participants who have various disabilities.
Join Abilities Movement and the entire greater Rochester area community as we join together for the BE YOU Charity Race, bringing our entire community together to run, walk, and wheel together!
When: Sunday June 26
Time: 9:00am Start
Where: Canalside Shelter at Genesee Valley Park. The course will go through the park and follow the river.
Why: It's fun and will raise money to help Abilities Movement continue serving the community
T-shirt: Register by June 1st to guarantee selected shirt size
Packet Pickup: Friday June 24 11am-7pm and Saturday June 25 10am- 3pm at Rochester Running Company. Day of the race at the registration table from 7:30am to 8:30am
Participant Caps: 3.35 mile race 250 participants, 1 mile walk 100 participants
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