Benhaven Walk for Autism

September 30, 2018

North Haven Middle School

North Haven, CT

Join the Benhaven Walk for Autism this Fall! The 2 Mile Walk begins at North Haven Middle School and passes residential neighborhoods before finishing on the NMHS track. All proceeds benefit Benhaven and their mission of improving the quality of life for individuals with autism.

VIRTUAL WALK OPTION! Can’t make the day of the walk? Not to worry. Sign up for the virtual walk, log your own miles and we’ll send you an event t-shirt and a race bib (if registered by September 17, 2018). Email maggie@jbsports.com with questions on the virtual walk.

SCHEDULE:

7:30 a.m. Packet pick-up & raceday registration

9:00 a.m. 2 Mile Walk Start

9:30 a.m. Post-Race Party!

10:00 a.m. Awards Ceremony

AWARDS: Top individual and team fundraisers receive awards!

SHIRTS: Cotton shirts to the first 200 entrants!

PARKING: Ample parking is available at North Haven Middle School, 55 Bailey Rd, North Haven, CT 06473.

POST-RACE CELEBRATION: Hang around after the race for a post-race celebration! The party includes music, food, refreshments, awards ceremony & more!

*Please note walkers are not timed.

Course map will be available soon.

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Your participation supports Benhaven, a local non-profit based in North Haven, CT. Benhaven’s mission is to enable people with autism and pervasive developmental disorders to participate in community life, exercise productive control over their own lives, have meaningful relationships and associations, be gainfully employed, and experience happiness and personal satisfaction. Benhaven provides educational services and support to approximately 40 children and adolescents with autism, intellectual disabilities and/or related disabilities from ages 5 – 21. Over 35 students are served by out Academy and Transition Program, 85 individuals receive in-home behavioral supports and 42 individuals are in Benhaven’s residential programs. Learn more about Benhaven here.

Fundraising teams and individuals are encouraged! Awards are presented to top individual and team fundraisers! All proceeds and fundraising of this event goes towards Benhaven’s mission of  improving the quality of life for individuals with autism.

The largest fundraiser will be rewarded with Deluxe 1-Night Stay and $100 Fine Dining Credit at Foxwoods Resort Casino!

 
Those who donate or raise $200 or more earn a complimentary entry to the Benhaven Walk for Autism. Email jody@jbsports.com for your complimentary entry!

Sponsors:

 

Abraham Joseph Avni-Singer, MD, AMR, Bond Bilt Garages, Cannan Christian Fellowship, Coach Auto Body Inc., DS Sewing Inc, GC Electric Inc., Goodspeed, Goody’s Hardware, Home Branford, Josh Karsmarski, PMT Associates Inc., Sharon’s Salon,  Southern Connecticut Dental Group, The Advisor, The Rural Gas Company, and Yale Child Study Center.