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2013 Run Wild for Autism

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Donations and team/participant sponsorships are still being accepted until October 11, 2013
Third Annual Run Wild for Autism

Sunday, September 29, 2013Run Wild logo
at the Maryland Zoo In Baltimore
5k Race and Family Fun Run/Walk 

Sponsor a team or participant, or make a general donation  


Gather your friends, family, colleagues or classmates to come out and support the work of Pathfinders for Autism! 

Event Features
Event Schedule
Race Information and Registration
Race Packet Pick Up
Sponsorship Packages
Race Volunteers Needed
Special Zoo Admission
Sponsors


EVENT FEATURES
- 5K Run through the Maryland Zoo and Druid Hill Park
- Family Fun Run/Walk through the Maryland Zoo
- Professionally Managed Race by Charm City Run
- Post-race awards ceremony
- Entertainment for the entire family  featuring games, zoo Animal Ambassadors and more
- Give-away items
- Post-race snacks
- PLUS SPECIAL RACE DAY ZOO ADMISSION FOR FAMILIES WITH AUTISM - (See below)

EVENT SCHEDULE
7:00-8:15am  Registration (outside Main Gate)
8:30am  Race (8:30 5K, 8:45 Fun Run/Walk)
9:00-11:00am  Post-Race Activities at Waterfowl Pavilion
Zoo Gates Open at 10:00am

RACE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION  

Early Registration (closes September 25)

$ 25 Adults
$ 15 Youth (13 to 17)
Children 12 and under FREE

Early registration (mail, online, and phone) is NOW CLOSED.  

Walk-in Registration
$30 Adults
$20 Youth (13 to 17)
Children 12 and under FREE
Walk-in registrants are NOT guaranteed race give-away items.

Registration
Register online  
Easy, fast and allows you to set up a team page to recruit team members and raise money. Here, your team can track how each other is doing and see if you are reaching your goal. 

NOTE – online registration requires a unique email for each participant. For individuals without an email address there are several options:
1.   Use an email of a parent/guardian that is not already being used by a registered participant
2.   Set up a FREE account using services such as Gmail or hotmail
3.   Download a form to register by Mail  (must be RECEIVED by September 13th)
4.   Register by phone by calling 443-330-5370 (phone registration closes September 26th at 5pm)  Please refer to the downloadable form for registration information needed for each participant before calling, such as age and shirt size.  

We encourage at least one member of the team register online and set up a team webpage so that you can use this tool to recruit team members and raise funds. 

SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES

Can't participate but want to support the event? Donations can be mailed to Pathfinders for Autism at 303 international Circle, Suite 110, Hunt Valley, MD 21030 or donate online. Or, become an event sponsor and promote your business to hundreds of attendees while supporting a great cause. 

New this year, get your company to put together a corporate team and receive a $250 discount on fifty race entries.   


RACE PACKET PICK UP
Saturday, September 28th
10:00am – 1:00pm
Charm City Run Timonium, 2045 York Road, Timonium, MD 21093

Race Day
Beginning at 7:00am 

WE NEED RACE DAY VOLUNTEERS!
Volunteers are needed for the event to assist with set up, registration, on-course water stops , split timers, marshals at the finish line, post-race refreshment tables, activities and clean up. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Jennifer Hobbs at jhobbs@pathfindersforautism.org or 443-330-5370.                              


SPECIAL ZOO ADMISSION 
Thanks to a generous sponsor, individuals with Autism and their immediate family/team  members will be offered access to the Zoo free of charge on race day (September 29, 2013). To receive passes, you must indicate on your registration form that you or someone in your family/team participating in the event is diagnosed with Autism. Zoo passes may be picked up on Race Day (September 29) during registration (7:00 - 8:15am) at the Zoo's Main Gate or during the post-race activities (9:00 - 10:00am) in the Waterfowl Pavilion ONLY. Tickets will not be distributed after 10:00am. Complimentary admission tickets WILL NOT be offered at the Zoo’s main entrance.

Additionally, the Zoo is providing reduced-price tickets to all other race participants. Tickets will be available for purchase from 7:00 – 9:30am at the Main Gate:
Adult: $9.50
Senior: $8.50 (65+)
Child: $7.50 (2-11)
Under 2: Free

SPONSORS

Milwaukee TTiBob Davidson Ford Lincoln

 M&T Bank   Fox 45

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield    Merritt Properties Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

           Brookes Publishing         Verbal Beginnings                          Trellis Services     Lindamood Bell

Starbucks  UtzWegman's Panera BreadAberdeen IronbirdsGiant FoodOne Dish CuisineSmith-Mosley Photography  Mars

  

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