The 19th Annual Strides for Disability 5K Run/Walk and 3K Family Fun Walk is hosted by Easterseals Southern California to honors diversity & inclusion and celebrate 100 Years of Easterseals disability services. The annual Strides for Disability 5K Run/Walk and 3K Family Fun Walk will be held on October 19, 2019, at Shoreline Aquatic Park in Long Beach.
Over 130,000 people with disabilities have benefited in Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) events. It will be a great opportunity for you to join this year's annual event by registering online, registration is open now through October 18, 2019. The registration fee is $35 for participants age 11 and older and free for kids age 10 and under. On-site registration is available on the day of the event for $40.
Easterseals Southern California has done a lot in changing the way people with disabilities are defined. Now, people of all abilities feel 100% included and 100% empowered.
"At this year's event, we will celebrate the 100 years of Easterseals’ disability services, and the impact the organization has on the lives of individuals with disabilities, their families and communities not just as a powerful advocate but as a leading provider of innovative services. Strides for Disability is truly a special event that each year brings together our diverse community in a fun and meaningful way,” said Mark Whitley, President, and CEO, Easterseals Southern California. “It is a day where people celebrate and break down barriers to show what’s possible when we all have the right access, opportunities, inclusion, and support.”
All participants at this year's 19th Annual Strides for Disability 5K Run/Walk and 3K Family Fun Walk will receive a t-shirt, medal and access to the event’s partners plaza featuring a complimentary breakfast provided by national sponsor, Amway, snacks, games, giveaways, photo booth, Aquarium of the Pacific discount coupons, and more. Participants will also be treated to special performances.
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