Western New England Walk Now for Autism Speaks
Our event committee attends today's 5th Annual Autism Speaks Fall Classic. Left to right: Jamie Maack, Scott Carpenter, Nico Sumas, Dave Smith, Anne St. Clair, Bob Wright, Doug Boothe, John Weiss Dave St. Clair
Over 3,500 families and individuals joined Autism Speaks for its 8th annual Cleveland Walk Now for Autism Speaks event on Sunday, September 14th at Progressive Field. Four year emcee Jason Nicholas, from WEWS News Channel 5, returned and partnered with Jim McIntyre of WHK Radio in the emcee duties. Walk day started out a little chilly, but teams and walkers came out to show their support and increase awareness in a BIG way with their team shirts and signs.
(Sept. 6, 2014) -- Thousands turned out for Walks in Nashville, Tenn, Southwest Missouri and the Salt Lake City area this weekend.
NEW YORK (Sept. 6, 2014) -- New York’s Central Park was the place to be where over 5,000 runners participated in the 2nd annual Autism Speaks 4 Miles of Hope. The crowd included a dedicated team of 150 runners specifically running and raising money to support the mission of Autism Speaks, with a fundraising total to date of over $40,000.
Alex and Jamie Schneider are 24-year-old identical twins who are severely affected by autism. Yet, their accomplishments as runners has brought them international attention.
(August 31, 2014) - On two early mornings over the weekend of August 30-31, a dedicated group of Team Up! runners took to the streets of Anaheim, Calif., to show their endurance in the annual Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend.
More than 600 attendees participated in the 6th Annual Oregon Walk Now for Autism Speaks at Alpenrose Dairy on a beautiful, sunny, and warm Sunday morning! We had an incredible turnout for a day that featured the Portland Timbers’ Timber Joey in the crowd and Oregon Teacher of the Year, Brett Bigham, who not only spoke to the crowd about his amazing honor as the first Special Education teacher honored for Oregon, but had donations from twelve different states and a $20 note from Australia, from the Australian National Teacher!