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Mar
27
Mon
Autism Awareness Tee from Ivory Ella
Mar 27 – Apr 30 all-day

Purchase an Autism Awareness t-shirt from Ivory Ella during the month of April, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit OAR!

 

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Ivory Ella was founded in April 2015, and donates 10% of their net profits to Save the Elephants and other charitable organizations.  Since their beginning they have donation over $1 million to charities.  For more information visit Ivory Ella.
   

Apr
1
Sat
Donate to OAR at Mezeh Mediterranean Grill @ Mezeh Mediterranean Grill
Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day

Visit one of the four Mezeh Mediterranean Grill locations below during the month of April, and you can choose to make a donation to OAR at the register! 

Arlington, VA
2450 Crystal Drive | 22202
703.685.9907 
Gaithersburg, MD
262 Crown Park Avenue | 20878
301.339.8166 
Charlottesville, VA
2015 Bond St #180 | 22901
434.202.1446 
Short Pump, VA
11710 W Broad St #200 | 23233
804.528.5619 


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Free Event Entry
Apr 1 – Apr 30 all-day
Free Event Entry

 

Did you know that the RUN FOR AUTISM has FREE guaranteed entries in the events below?  Get involved today to help support OAR!  Fundraising minimums vary by event, so be sure to check out all the ones that interest you!

 

 

 

5/7/2014 Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon, Half Marathon, and Relay – Registration deadline April 14th   

6/3/2017 Virginia Wine Country Half Marathon 

7/16/2017 Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon 

8/5/2017 IRONMAN 70.3 Boulder 

9/10/2017 IRONMAN Wisconsin 

9/24/2017 BMW Berlin Marathon

11/11/2017 Geico Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas 

Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series – All North American Events 

Tough Mudder – All North American Events 

FCPS Special Education Conference
Apr 1 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
FCPS Special Education Conference

OAR is excited to attend the Fairfax County Public Schools Special Education Conference again this year!  Stop by our booth for information on OAR’s programs and resources, or just to say hello.

For more information visit: https://www.fcps.edu/event/special-education-conference 

Apr
2
Sun
Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K @ Chicago, IL
Apr 2 all-day
Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K @ Chicago, IL

Need an entry?

Runners who need entry can guarantee their spot in the race by registering through OAR. Select “Fundraise for this Campaign”, set up your page, and a member of our RUN staff will be in touch with the next steps in the registration process.

Have an entry?

Runners who already secured an entry to the Shamrock Shuffle can join the RUN FOR AUTISM team at any time and fundraise for OAR. Click here to Become a Fundraiser.

Team Benefits

  • RUN FOR AUTISM t-shirt and race singlet
  • Personal staff support
  • RUN FOR AUTISM team e-mails with training and fundraising tips
  • OAR finisher’s medal

Fundraising

  • $250: Free race entry at the 2017 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K ($50 value)
  • $1,200: Free race entry at both the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon (pending availability) and Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K

Runners with their own race entry are asked to raise $50 for OAR to receive all team benefits. All fundraising is due one month after the race: May 2, 2017.

Apr
8
Sat
Arizona Tough Mudder @ Arizona
Apr 8 – Apr 9 all-day
Arizona Tough Mudder @ Arizona

Need an entry?

Runners who need entry can guarantee their spot in the race by registering through OAR. Fill out the form and a member of our RUN staff will be in touch with the next steps in the registration process.

Have an entry?

Runners who already secured an entry to the Tough Mudder can join the RUN FOR AUTISM team at any time and fundraise for OAR. Click here to join the team.

Team Benefits

  • RUN FOR AUTISM t-shirt and race singlet
  • Personal staff support
  • RUN FOR AUTISM team e-mails with training and fundraising tips
  • OAR finisher’s medal

Fundraising

Runners who register for the race with a charity entry must commit to a $750 fundraising minimum for the full and a $500 fundraising minimum for the half. Runners with their own race entry are asked to raise $250 for OAR to receive all team benefits. All fundraising is due one month after the race.

Apr
23
Sun
Virgin Money London Marathon @ London, UK
Apr 23 all-day
Virgin Money London Marathon @ London, UK | London | England | United Kingdom

Join the RUN FOR AUTISM for the world’s largest charitable event–the Virgin Money London Marathon. This race is known for its crowd support, “fancy dress” costumes, and famous landmarks. Highlights of the course include scenic Greenwich, the Tower Bridge, revelry at the Isle of Dogs, the Thames River, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace.

OAR is honored to participate in this prestigious event, receiving reserved charity entries for our always impressive runners and fundraisers. OAR has a limited number of charity bibs available, but those who have received entry through the lottery are also invited to sign up with the RUN FOR AUTISM team

 

 

 

Need an entry?
OAR is currently SOLD OUT of available charity entries for the 2017 Virgin London Marathon.  To be added to our wait list please .

Have an entry?
OAR is accepting team members who have secured their own entry. to join our team! We encourage team members to set a fundraising goal of $2,500.

Team Benefits

  • RUN FOR AUTISM t-shirt and race singlet
  • Exclusive team discounts to ROKA Sports and Rudy Project
  • Team e-mails with training and fundraising tips
  • Personalized staff support
  • OAR finisher’s medal

Fundraising

Runners who register for the race with a charity entry must commit to a $5,000 fundraising minimum. Runners with their own race entry are asked to raise $2,500 for OAR to receive all team benefits. All fundraising is due one month after the race: May 23, 2017.

Apr
27
Thu
Autism Society of Wisconsin Conference @ Kalahari Resorts & Convention Center
Apr 27 – Apr 29 all-day

ASW-WIOAR is a proud sponsor of the Autism Society of Wisconsin’s 2017 Conference! Stop by our booth for information on OAR’s programs and resources, or just to say hello. Registration can be completed on ASW’s website.

Apr
29
Sat
Atlanta Tough Mudder @ Atlanta, GA
Apr 29 – Apr 30 all-day
Atlanta Tough Mudder @ Atlanta, GA

Need an entry?

Runners who need entry can guarantee their spot in the race by registering through OAR. Fill out the form and a member of our RUN staff will be in touch with the next steps in the registration process.

Have an entry?

Runners who already secured an entry to the Tough Mudder can join the RUN FOR AUTISM team at any time and fundraise for OAR. Click here to join the team.

Team Benefits

  • RUN FOR AUTISM t-shirt and race singlet
  • Personal staff support
  • RUN FOR AUTISM team e-mails with training and fundraising tips
  • OAR finisher’s medal

Fundraising

Runners who register for the race with a charity entry must commit to a $750 fundraising minimum for the full and a $500 fundraising minimum for the half. Runners with their own race entry are asked to raise $250 for OAR to receive all team benefits. All fundraising is due one month after the race.

May
6
Sat
Central Texas Tough Mudder @ Texas
May 6 – May 7 all-day
Central Texas Tough Mudder @ Texas

Need an entry?

Runners who need entry can guarantee their spot in the race by registering through OAR. Fill out the form and a member of our RUN staff will be in touch with the next steps in the registration process.

Have an entry?

Runners who already secured an entry to the Tough Mudder can join the RUN FOR AUTISM team at any time and fundraise for OAR. Click here to join the team.

Team Benefits

  • RUN FOR AUTISM t-shirt and race singlet
  • Personal staff support
  • RUN FOR AUTISM team e-mails with training and fundraising tips
  • OAR finisher’s medal

Fundraising

Runners who register for the race with a charity entry must commit to a $750 fundraising minimum for the full and a $500 fundraising minimum for the half. Runners with their own race entry are asked to raise $250 for OAR to receive all team benefits. All fundraising is due one month after the race.

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