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Autism Society of Illinois 11th Annual Rally for Autism

The Autism Society of Illinois

Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)

Libertyville, IL

Autism Society of Illinois 11th Annual Rally for Autism

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Autism Society of Illinois 11th Annual Rally For Autism 600 Tickets Ended
Donate to a Team for Rally for Autism 597 Tickets Ended
Non for Profit Exhibitors 10 Tickets Ended Free $0.00
For Profit Exhibitors 10 Tickets Ended $75.00 $2.49
Sponsors- Rally Friend Ended
Sponsors- Bronze- 250.00 10 Tickets Ended $250.00 $5.99
Sponsor- Silver 10 Tickets Ended $500.00 $7.95
Sponsor- Gold 10 Tickets Ended $750.00 $7.95
Sponsor_ Platinum 10 Tickets Ended $1,000.00 $7.95
Sponsor- Winner 5 Tickets Ended $2,500.00 $7.95

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Event Details

Goals of the event
We aim to provide runners and walkers of all abilities a high quality event! Proceeds from the Autism Society of Illinois- Eleventh Annual Rally For Autism will fund provide direct support to families affected by Autism, assist other non-profit organizations which serve the Autism community and raise awareness of Autism.
Packet pick up / t-shirts / gear check
Early packet pickup will be available at Runner's Edge in Libertyville, 111 E. Cook Ave on thursday August 15th from 12-7 p.m. We will do our best to provide each registrant with a goody bag and technical fabric t-shirt but this cannot be guaranteed. We are unable to provide a gear check for our participants.
Rally for Autism Donations
Simply select "I just want to make a donation" or donate directly to a participant!
Awards Ceremony
We will endeavor to have the awards ceremony begin by 10:25. Awards not picked up on race day will be mailed by sending $5.00 and SASE to the race director. There will be trophies for the Top Male and Female Overall and Masters winners. Medals for Top 3 finishers in each age division: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and up! Additional awards for top Individual pledge collectors.
Family Activities
The Autism Society of Illinois will in addition to the featured 5k Run/Walk, provide fun fair for "kids" of all ages, bounce house and slide too! Plan to stay the day and enjoy all the recreational activities of beautiful Independence Grove.
No pets allowed
No pets other than Service Animals are allowed in Independence Grove.
Raffle
Everyone can be a winner at the Rally for Autism. Each registrant will be given a raffle ticket to enter for a chance to win a prize of their choice. Additional tickets can be purchased $1 each or 6 for $5. A list of available prizes will be emailed during the week preceding the event!
Autism Society of Illinois Rally for Autism -Resource Fair
Visit the vendors in our resource tent to learn all about autism and how you can assist your loved ones with autism. If you would like to be part of the resource fair please contact Mary Kay Betz at betzm@autismillinois.org for pricing. Non For Profits will be free of charge.
CARA Certified Race
The event is a Chicago Area Runners Association (CARA) Certified race and will meet or exceed all CARA Standards whenever possible. CARA is a non-profit organization devoted to expanding, motivating, supporting and celebrating the running community of Chicagoland. CARA connects runners to resources that enable them to run - further, faster, better, for life. www.cararuns.org
Rally For Autism Sponsors 
We are excited to announce a major partnership with Runner's Edge stores! 2012 Sponsors: Runner's Edge, Lake County Journal, KMA and Associates Inc. Architects, Ashley Design, Grayslake Orthodontics, Kids Dentist, RedStar Sportswear, Find Sports Now, Brain Balance, Mandolini Co. Inc., AAA TentMasters, Road ID.com, Earthly Goods, USA Track and Field, Chicago Athlete. To become a sponsor or for more information about sponsorship please contact the Autism Society of Illinois-1.888.691.1270 or email betzm@autismillinois.org We will keep you updated on new sponsors as they join!
Course and Starting Line
As in previous years, the course follows the scenic Overlook and Lakeside Trails, crossing three bridges and winding around a beautiful lake. The race route is entirely asphalt paved, with gentle hills and curves. For those familiar with the event look for minor revision to the final 1/4 mile. There will be multiple water stations and mile-split times. NO bicycles, skates, roller blades, are permitted in 5K Run. Wheel chairs, jogging strollers, wagons are permitted but must start at rear of pack. Course (will be) USATF certified - certification number (to be revised). Registered runners and walkers will be chip timed as provided by LakeShore Athletic Services! We ask that you place yourself at the starting line at an appropriate location for your expected pace as we have a thin starting line. NO ONE UNDER 18 ALLOWED AT FRONT OF PACK AT THE STARTING LINE. Walkers to remain at rear of pack and will start 1 minute after runners.
Volunteers Needed!
We are in need of volunteers for race day and to help organize the event. Come and join our successful team! The Rally For Autism is a great opportunity for community groups to help a most worthy cause! Contact us at rally4autism@aol.com
Race Results
Race results by Lakeshore Athletic Services will be made available during the event. Complete results will be linked on our website www.rallyforautism.com and posted at www.mychicagoathlete.com
To sign up: https://www.signmeup.com/site/online-event-registration/89247
Have questions about Autism Society of Illinois 11th Annual Rally for Autism? Contact The Autism Society of Illinois

When & Where


Independence Grove Forest Preserve
Route 21
Libertyville, IL

Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (CDT)


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Organizer

The Autism Society of Illinois

The Autism Society of Illinois is a 501(c)3 "Boots on the Ground" organization and one of the top ten Autism Society of America Chapters. For over 38 years, The Autism Society of Illinois' mission has been to partner with families and communities living with autism in Illinois by generating awareness and providing education, training, support, and guidance as a compassionate and caring authority. We accomplish this providing:

· Special Education Advocacy
· Legislative support at the local, state and federal levels
· Specialized training to parents, rst responders and school districts
· One-on-one assistance for families and individuals in real time
· Increasing public awareness of Autism
· Referral network of hundreds of services and programs across the state of Illinois. 

Now with 1 out of 50 children diagnosed with Autism, ASI needs your support more than ever before.  

ASI is proud to say, ALL MONEY RAISED IN ILLINOIS STAYS IN ILLINOIS to continue to support Autism in our communities. 

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