May 4: Autism Speaks race

Alpha Xi Delta sponsors 5K run, walk to benefit Autism Speaks

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9:19 a.m., April 23, 2014--Alpha Xi Delta at the University of Delaware will sponsor a five-kilometer run and walk to benefit Autism Speaks on Sunday, May 4.

Registration will begin at noon and the race at 1 p.m., starting at Christiana Commons on UD’s Laird Campus and continuing along White Clay Creek.

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There will be prizes for the top three runners in the following age groups: 18-22, 23-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60 and older.

There also will be a bake sale, a raffle and other activities before the race.

Participants can preregister at this website, and will receive a shirt the day of the race.

All proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks. Autism affects one in 68 children and a child is diagnosed every eight minutes.

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