Pace Preview: 2016 Richard Wigney Memorial Run For Autism hosted by the Bridgeway House

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On April 17th, celebrate the arrival of Spring with a flat, fast, and scenic run/walk along the Willamette River in Eugene.  The 2016 Richard Wigney Memorial Run For Autism is Presented by and supporting the Bridgeway House.  This is an opportunity to support a great local organization which provides support and services for children with autism and related disabilities while educating and supporting their families.  Support includes but not limited to: ABA therapies, social skills groups, education, summer camps, and much more. Along with a course description of scenic, flat, and fast, participants will cross the Willamette River on the Autzen and DeFazio bridges. Join in on the 5K run/walk or an 8K run along the bike paths of Alton Baker Park.  The start and finish will be located near the park shelter.  Course maps are available on USA Track and Field websites:


5K Course Map
8K Course Map

View of the DeFazio Bridge

Participants have the option to register without purchasing a short sleeve tech shirt, but for an additional $15 (if ordered before April 8th) you can have a memento from the event and provide additional support for Bridgeway House.

Results will be available on Electric Edge Racing  webpage.

Race Details:

When: Sunday, April 17th
7:30 am-8:45 am – Packet Pickup and Race Day Registration
9:00 am – 8K and 5K Start
10:15 am – Awards

Where: Alton Baker Park – Eugene, Oregon .  Start and finish is located near the shelters within the park.

Registration:

$15 Without shirt through Friday 4/15.
$27.50 Individual with shirt through Friday 4/15.
$60 Teams of up to 6 without shirt through Friday 4/15.
$110 Teams of up to 6 with shirt through Friday 4/15.
$20 Individual without shirt on race day.
$75 Teams of up to 6 without shirt on race day.
$15 Race Shirt (only guaranteed if ordered by 4/8)
Register online here, or you can register in person at the Eugene Running Company (116 Oakway Center) or Bridgeway House (3575 Donald St), through 12 noon, Friday, April 9.  Entries may also be mailed but must be postmarked by April 8. Day of race registration is from 7:30 am to 8:45 am.
Website:  Bridgeway House

 

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