May 4: Autism Speaks race
Alpha Xi Delta sponsors 5K run, walk to benefit Autism Speaks
9:19 a.m., April 23, 2014--Alpha Xi Delta at the University of Delaware will sponsor a five-kilometer run and walk to benefit Autism Speaks on Sunday, May 4.
Registration will begin at noon and the race at 1 p.m., starting at Christiana Commons on UD’s Laird Campus and continuing along White Clay Creek.
June 5: Blue Hen 5K
June 6-9: Food and culture series
There will be prizes for the top three runners in the following age groups: 18-22, 23-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 and older.
There also will be a bake sale, a raffle and other activities before the race.
Participants can preregister at this website, and will receive a shirt the day of the race.
All proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks. Autism affects one in 68 children and a child is diagnosed every eight minutes.