Drishti Dash - Wayne

Wayne, PA, USA
08 Sep, 2024 (Sun)

Running

5 km

Walking

1 mi

About the event

On Sep 8th, 2024, Drishti Foundation is organizing a 5K or 1mile run/walk at Wilson Farm Park, Wayne, PA to support blind and visually impaired children in collaboration with Royer-Greaves School for Blind, Paoli, PA, and the American Council of the Blind (ACB). The event includes a virtual section as well.
ACB will aim to award college scholarship to a Pennsylvania resident, or to any blind student who meets ACB’s qualifications. Royer-Greaves will focus on vocational programming for the individuals served. Runners will be provided bib tags with chips for automated and instantaneous race timing.

5k Race Prizes-

Overall Winners 18  years and above - 1st / 2nd / 3rd prizes for Men and WomenUnder 18 years - 1st / 2nd / 3rd prizes for Boys and Girls18 years to 39 years - 1st/ 2nd prizes for Men and Women40 years to 49 years -  1st/ 2nd prizes for Men and Women50 years to 65 years - 1st/ 2nd prizes for Men and Women65+ years  - 1st / 2nd prizes

Agenda-

7:30 AM - Check-in commencement and new registrations8:15 AM - Welcome Speech and National Anthem8:30 AM - Words from Dignitaries8:45 AM - Warm-up and Line-up9:00 AM - Race Kick off10:00 AM - Awards and Certificates10:30 AM - Festivities Commence, including Raffle tickets11:00 AM - Vote of Thanks

Please sign up & participate in the run to support this cause- https://runsignup.com/DrishtiDash

Drishti Foundation is a section 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Your contributions can be tax deductible and also employer-matched.

Drishti is founded and run by High School and Middle School students who believe in Kathy Calvin's words, “Giving is not just about making a donation. It is about making a difference”. This foundation aims at instilling a sense of giving in children and adults alike. 

Since its inception, Drishti has organized fundraisers for causes such as Cataract surgeries for the underprivileged, scholarships for the blind, and medical care for visually impaired children. During the Covid-19 pandemic, Drishti has raised funds and sent medical equipment to impacted communities including schools for the handicapped. Some of the organizations that Drishti volunteers have worked with include Chester County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Royer- Greaves School for the Blind, Vision Corps, American Council for the Blind, Children’s Eye Foundation, Overbrook School for the Blind, and the Society for the Blind. 

Website: drishtiusa.org/
Please like & share: Facebook.com/drishtiusa

Races offered by this event

You have 7 weeks to prepare

1Mile Walk

08 Sep, 2024 (Sun) - 09:00
Walking
1 mi
Solo
On site
Road

5K Run

08 Sep, 2024 (Sun) - 09:00
Running
5 km
Solo
On site
Road

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