Proceeds from the event will directly benefit the Autism Society Tidewater Virginia, a grassroots local non-profit organization connecting families and individuals with Autism to the resources and support that they need when they need them.
Our goal is to raise funds for the continuation of our mission of creating these connections, empowering everyone in the Autism community with the resources needed to live fully.
5th Annual Autism Superheroes vs. Villains 5K
Saturday, April 1, 2023
Great Dismal Swamp Canal Trail
1246 Dismal Swamp Canal Trail
Chesapeake, VA 23322
Early Packet Pick-Up is Friday, March 31st 4:00 - 7:00 PM at Point 2 Running Company on 741 Eden Way N, Ste 310, Chesapeake, VA 23320
Check-In: Between 8:00 and 8:50 AM near the Registration tent.
5K will begin at 9:00 AM. Prizes will be for the top 3 male and top 3 female runners.
Costume Contest: Prizes will be awarded for best dressed superhero, most villainous villain, and best family of heroes.
More event details:
From 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, we will have a diversity of exhibitors including local providers, and sensory inclusive activities. The costume contest will award prizes to the best dressed individual and family regardless of superhero or villain status. Finally, make sure to stop by our many exhibitor tables, they are invaluable resources and tools for your journey navigating Autism.
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