8th Annual Strides 4 STRIDE 5K/2K Run, Walk ‘n’ Roll
Please join us on Saturday, June 17th for the 8th Annual Strides 4 STRIDE 5K/2K Run, Walk ‘n’ Roll!
Held at Albany’s Jennings Landing Ampitheatre, the event raises awareness for healthy, active lifestyles regardless of disability, while raising funds to support the more than 18 adaptive sport and recreation programs for individuals with disabilities that are provided each year by STRIDE Adaptive Sports.
This flat, fast course is a USTAF certified and sanctioned 5K, a great opportunity to start the summer off with a personal best time! All runners will receive the official 2017 Strides 4 STRIDE dri-fit t shirt, a custom finishers medal, a custom event bib and a runner’s swag bag! Registration is only $20 for adults and $15 for youth under 18 until June 1st. After June 1st, and at the event, registration will increase to $30 for adults and $25 for youth. The roller division (including para-athletes participating on handcycles or with racing wheelchairs) will start before the runners. All runners are encouraged to stay for the 2K awareness walk following the run.
8:00 AM – Packet Pick up & Registration
9:00 AM – 5K Run
Including para-athlete divisions (wheelchair, handcycle & running)
9:45/10:00 AM – 5K Awards
10:30 AM – 2K Community Awareness Walk
Teams are encouraged to participate in this event. This is a great way for your business or corporation to boost teamwork, and show your support for special needs youth and our returning disabled veterans. Contact STRIDE today for more information!
Prizes will be given to the top finishers for each age category, top individual fundraisers, top team fundraisers, team spirit (for the 2K walk) and top team participation (includes registrants for the run & the walk). Age categories are: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and over (male and female).
The 2K Awareness walk is a family friendly walk that includes all individuals! Wheelchair participants receive a complimentary registration for their companions to help them along the course.
To become a sponsor or to see how your non-profit that supports individuals with disabilities can participate, please contact Jenifer Whiston, Development Director at firstname.lastname@example.org or 518-598-1279.