BE YOU Run, Walk, and Wheel Race for Charity

Rochester, New York

Rochester, New York

Sun 2nd June 2024 - Sun 9th June 2024

3 races

Organiser's Description

Welcome to Abilities Movements Third Annual BE YOU Run, Walk and Wheel Charity Race! This race is for individuals of all fitness levels and abilities to join together for a 5K race/1.25 mile walk that truly represents connection, community, fitness, and fun! 
Help us support our community! In 2023, support efforts helped Abilities Movement provide programs and opportunities for over 350 community members and their families. Abilities Movement helps facilitate fitness and sports opportunities for individuals with varying needs and health diagnoses, including Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Down Syndrome, Muscular Dystrophy, Epilepsy, Visual Impairments, Traumatic Brain Injury, Mental Health Challenges, Developmental Disabilities, Surgery/Injury Recovery, and Genetic Disorders. Abilities Movement is one of few providers who offer personalized fitness for people with severe medical needs.
Abilities Movement provides comprehensive, adapted opportunities through our programs and classes including: Individual and Community Group Fitness, TeleFtiness, Mighty Dunks Adapted Basketball, Rochester Speed Demons Power Wheelchair Soccer, Group Biking, Kayaking, Sitting Volleyball, Tennis, Hiking Club, Snow Sports, and Run Club. Abilities Movement activities foster physical health benefits (cardiovascular, endurance, muscle/joint strength, flexibility and balance) and socio-emotional health benefits (self-confidence, cooperation, community engagement, connection with nature). These activities increase independence and quality of life for program participants who have various disabilities.
Join Abilities Movement and the entire greater Rochester area community as we join together for the BE YOU Charity Race, bringing our entire community together to run, walk, and wheel together!
When: Sunday June 9, 2024
Time: 9:00am Start
Where: Roundhouse Pavilion at Genesee Valley Park. The course will go through the park and follow the river.
Why: Its fun and will raise money to help Abilities Movement continue serving the community
Cost: January 1, 2024- February 29, 2024 is $25, March 1, 2024 to May 9, 2024 is $30, May 9, 2024 -June 9, 2024 is $35
T-shirt: Sign up by May 1, 2024 to guarantee chosen size  
Packet Pickup: Saturday June 8, 2024 from 10am-12pm at Rochester Running Company 1387 Mt. Hope Ave Rochester 14620, Sunday June 9, 2024 7am-8:30am at Roundhouse Pavilion
Participant Caps: 5k race 250 participants, 1.25 mile walk 100 participants
Prizes: Overall Male and Female TBD
Ship your Race T-Shirt and Medal: $10 shipping at registration for post-race shipping

Races

  • BE YOU Race 5k Race- Walkers, Runners and Wheelchair Racers

    Sun 9th June 2024

  • BE YOU Race 1.25 Mile Walk- Walkers and Wheelchair Participants

    Sun 9th June 2024

  • Virtual - Be You 5k

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  • BE YOU Race 5k Race- Walkers, Runners and Wheelchair Racers

    Sun 9th June 2024

  • BE YOU Race 1.25 Mile Walk- Walkers and Wheelchair Participants

    Sun 9th June 2024

  • Virtual - Be You 5k

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