7:10 a.m. Last Minute Onsite Packet Pick Up Open
7:10 a.m. Gear Check Opens
8:10 a.m. Last Minute Onsite Packet Pick Up Close
8:15 a.m. Kids Dash Start
8:30 a.m. 5k/5 Mile Start
9:45 a.m. Course Closes
10:00 a.m. Gear Check Closes
Organization for Autism Research
The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) is a national nonprofit organization formed and led by relatives of children and adults with autism and Asperger Syndrome. OAR is dedicated to promoting research that can be applied to help families, educators, caregivers, and individuals with autism find much-needed answers to their immediate and urgent questions. Committed to excellence in its services to the autism community, OAR funds applied research that will make a difference in individual lives; provides information that is timely, useful, and cost-efficient; and offers opportunities for the autism community to collaborate and make advances together.
START/FINISH LINE LOCATION:
Flushing Meadows – Corona Park
Queens, NY 11375
See course map above for start/finish location within park.
Take the 7 train to Mets-Willets Point. Please check MTA Trip Planner for up to date and detailed mass transit directions.
Parking, within the park, is limited. We strongly encourage you to use mass transit.
Awards will be awarded to the top 3 participants, male and female in each age group and overall. Age Groups:
14 & under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64 & 65+
Participants can pick up their award from the awards table shortly after finishing. If you do not pick up your reward there will be a $5 fee to have it mailed to you.
Kids Dash finisher award to all participants.
Join the fun as a volunteer. All volunteers receive a free event shirt. Volunteers can help with water stations, course marshaling, registration or similar
This event is chip timed. Your “chip” is integrated with your bib. You must wear your bib on your front across your stomach to be electronically timed.
Runners and walkers can participate in this event as long as the participant can finish within the event time limit, see schedule above.
All participants are required to read and sign the event waiver form.
It is the participant’s responsibility to make sure that they do not impair their ability to hear, see, sense, and detect present or potential hazards and dangers.
If at any time you are in need of assistance throughout the event please notify a volunteer or course monitor.
No dogs. Strollers are allowed for walkers only after all other runners and walkers have started. Children in strollers must be wearing helmets.
The event will start rain, snow or shine. The event could be delayed due to lightning or other dangerous conditions. Above schedule is weather dependent. Trail conditions could be variable.
Office hours: M – F from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. CST
*We may not be in the office on Mondays or Fridays due to being on-site for events.
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