Deafinitely Not Different 5k and Fun Run

Sat March 20, 2021 Plano, TX 75075 US
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Deafinitely Not Different Virtual 5k

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Deafinitely Not Different Virtual Fun Run

$25 Registration ends March 20, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT
Place
Your Very Own Neighborhood
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Plano, TX US 75075
Description

Deafinitely Not Different 5k and Fun Run is a run that benefits students who attend Plano Regional Day School Program for the Deaf.  Much like our race, all of our student and family activities will be moved to virtual settings.  This year's run won't cover flights and hotels.  Instead it will help offset the costs of registration, materials, and guest speakers.  You will also help provide language rich learning experiences for our students in the classroom and around the community all year long.

This year we are planning to participate in the Battle of the Books and Academic Bowl through Gallaudet University as well as the Math Competition through Rochester Institute of Technology.  We will also be hosting a virtual Information Night for our families where they can learn about services provided in the community.

Plano Regional Day School Program for the Deaf provides services for over 400 families of Deaf and Hard of Hearing students in Collin County, Richardson, and Coppell.

A shirt is included with registration!  (We promise it won't take months to receive this time!)

Thank you for supporting us year after year!  We hope that last year's COVID surprise and last minute cancellation will not deter you from supporting our kids once again!

Families and Staff receive a discount. Contact us for the coupon code!  :)

Race Contact Info

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Questions?
FAQ

Do You Still Need to Fundraise if the Students Aren't Traveling?

We do!  Unfortunately, everything costs money.  Registration fees, books and study materials all have to be purchased.  Without the race, these costs would fall on our families to cover.  We want to make sure ALL of our students have the same opportunity to participate.  We also want to try to provide extra hands on learning opportunities for students in the classrooms.

Will We Have Medals This Year?

Since this event won't be chipped timed, we will not have medals.  Next year, we're hoping to be back onsite and ready to hand out medals to our top runners!

When is Packet Pick Up?

Packet Pick up will be Thursday, March 18 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm and Friday, March 19 from 6:00pm-8:00pm.  We will be just inside the West side of the school (park in the parking lot behind the Fire Station).  Vines High School is located at 1401 Highedge in Plano TX.  This will be a socially distanced drive thru pick up. 

Where is the Fun Run?

This year we will not be having a Fun Run, but get ready for next year as it will be TONS of fun.

Can I register the day of the event?

Of course!  However, we cannot guarantee that you will get the correct size shirt.  Shirts will be available until we run out.

Can my company sponsor your event?

We would love all the help we can get.  Contact Lindsay Chandler for more information.  Lindsay.Chandler@pisd.edu or 214-924-7031.

Will there be things for kids to do?

Since we will not be having an event onsite, entertaining your kids is on YOU. (haha!)  Next year we'll make sure to make it up to you!

 

Race T-shirt

We are currently finalizing the shirts.

Volunteer Shirt

No Volunteer shirts this year!  Sorry!!!!

Parent Shirts

Since we won't all be in one area, we are going to wait to have Parent Shirts next year.  We still LOVE our parents and appreciate them allowing us to educate their children!

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