We are proud to announce that the 16th Annual Autism Awareness event has been renamed. The Ruth Sullivan Rally For Autism®. The Bike Tour starts at 8:50 AM and the 5K Run/Walk starts promptly at 9:00 AM.
We HIGHLY encourage everyone to arrive 30-45 minutes early to get your event packet and be ready for the start!
2016 Highlight Video
As noted above, the 5K runners will be leaving just in front of the 5K walkers for safety.
The 40K Bike Tour begins from Ritter Park and will return in time for the post-race festivities. Full Info
The event benefits The Autism Society- River Cities, Inc., Autism Services Center, and the WV Autism Training Center. These agencies are all locally based and all funds raised stay local.
Autism Society River Cities Chapter, formerly known as the Huntington Area Autism Society, was founded in 1982 by Dr. Ruth Christ Sullivan. It is an all-volunteer organization providing information and support to individuals and families living with autism in the Tri-State area including eastern Kentucky, southern Ohio and western West Virginia.
Autism Services Center, For over 30 years, ASC has provided life-span services for individuals with autism in local residential and community settings. Our new clinic for children, using Applied Behavior Analysis techniques, teaches the behavioral, communication and social skills necessary to attain the highest quality of life.
The West Virginia Autism Training Center at Marshall University is a statewide program that offers a variety of direct training and training resources to WV families and educators of children with autism.
This is a brief description of the agencies listed above. For more details about these three benefitting agencies, please click here
Check this list to see who has the biggest team. It is updated automatically every time somone registers!
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