Walk or Run with Hope So Bright to raise funds for ADHD and Autism
Hermosa Beach (Canceled)
All people are welcome to run or walk during the race but you need to tell us what your preference when you register. Your shirt color will indicate whether or not you are a walker or a runner.
Students who have been diagnosed with ADHD face many challenges. In addition to overcoming a learning disability that makes concentration, problem-solving and impulse control difficult, they face the common obstacle of paying for their post-secondary education.
Over the last twenty years or more, the diagnoses of ADHD have been on a dramatic rise. Many more children and adults are afflicted with this learning disability than previously believed, with as many as 1 in 10 students being subject to the effects of ADHD. School can be particularly challenging for students with ADHD, and dropout rates are isproportionately high amongst those struggling with this learning disability.
Early Registration: To be sure to get the correct t-shirt size we recommend
you register prior to September 2nd, 2017
7:30 AM: Check-in and Registration
8:45 AM: Opening Ceremony
9:00 AM: Hero Runners begin
9:15 AM: Hero Walkers begin
*Feel free to have fun and dress as your favorite hero
Hero Runners and Walkers will be running the same course. The 5K Run is open to children ages 12 and up.
*Children ages 3 and under do not receive capes, medals, or goodie bags.
$35 Hero Runners *must be(12+)
$35 Adult Hero Walkers(18+)
$25 Kid Hero Walkers(4-17)
$30/Person Group Rate of 6 or more
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Where is the Hermosa Beach Walk located?
How far is the Walk?
The Hermosa Beach ADHD/Autism Hero Walk and 5K Run is about 5 kilometers or roughly 3.11 miles long. The walk is at your own pace and can be completed as quickly or as slowly as you feel comfortable going. Walkers, strollers, and wheelchairs are welcome. Runners will go first at 9:00 AM and the walkers will follow at 9:15 AM.
Who needs to register?
Everyone that will be participating in the ADHD Hero Walk and 5K Run MUST register online or at the day of the event at the registration tent, kids included! Kids 3 and under are free. We strongly encourage pre-registration to save you money!
I have already registered. Do I need to do anything else?
Yes, registration will be available on the day of the event.
When is online registration closed?
Online registration will close on midnight the day before the event.
Where should I park?
Local Street parking. Validation not included.
What will be provided by the ADHD Hero Walk and 5K Run?
In addition to the items in your registration packet, the ADHD Hero Walk will provide registered runners and walkers with water and an energy bar. Restroom facilities will be on site and emergency services provided if needed.
Will there be emergency services?
EMT’s will be available the day of the event.
Can I register the day of the event?
Are there prizes?
Two first-place prizes will be awarded for the ADHD Hero Runners, one for the first place female runner and one for the first place male runner. All ADHD Hero Walkers will receive a medal.
Thank you to AUTISM LEARNING PARTNERS for their sponsorship!
Autism learning partners are a full service provider that specializes in the treatment of autism and other developmental disabilities. Their broad thinking approach addresses the whole child by collaborating with doctors, therapists, schools and specialists.
Their goal is to work together to achieve the best possible outcome… PROGRESS!
Sean Sullivan, who has autism himself, loves talking to families of recent diagnosed individuals who have developmental, cognitive and other types of disabilities!
He is very confident that he can use himself as a role model and a exemplary example of potential and success for people with disabilities.