This year's Strides 4 STRIDE Run, Walk 'n' Roll is scheduled for Saturday, June 11th!
An official Olympic Day event, the Strides 4 STRIDE Run, Walk 'n' Roll is a fun, family-friendly event that features:
- a 5k race for runners and self-propelled wheelchair and handcycle racers;
- a 2k community awareness walk for all, including teams of walker-pushed wheelchairs; and,
- a 400-meter tot run!!!
Based at Albany's Jennings Landing Ampitheatre, the event raises awareness for healthy, active lifestyles regardless of disability, while raising funds to support the 16+ sport programs for individuals with disabilities that are provided each year by STRIDE Adaptive Sports.
The Strides 4 STRIDE 5K course is USA Track & Field certified, and the event is USA Track & Field Sanctioned! (Cert. Code NY15018JG, Sanction # 16-03-032)
Runners can strive for a "personal best" on a fast, flat, out-and-back course through the Corning Preserve riverfront, with chip timing provided by ARE Event Productions.
Individual Awards: Top 3 finishers for Adult Male, Adult Female, and Co-ed Youth (17 & under) categories. Top 2 finishers for Senior (70+) and Roller (Wheelchair / Handcycle) categories.
Team Awards: 5K Fastest Combined Time, 5K Highest Participation, 2K Team Spirit, & Top Fundraising Team.
All participants enjoy waterfront views and activities such as a bouncy house, free chair massages, face-painting, temporary tattoos, and balloon making!
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Thank you to our Strides 4 STRIDE sponsors!!!