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Helen’s 5k Run/Walk 2023

Helen's 5k Run Walk

Join us, RAIN or SHINE, for Helen’s 5K Run/Walk through beautiful Sands Point, Long Island, as we raise funds for Helen Keller Services’ Health & Wellness Programs.

EVENT INFORMATION:
When:
April 23, 2023
Where: Sands Point Preserve
127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, NY
Check-in & Registration Time:  7:45 – 9:00 am
Official Start Time: 9:30 am

Virtually: anytime, anywhere from April 15th – 23rd.

WALKERS/RUNNERS:
Individuals of all ages and disabilities are welcome to participate. Participants under 18 years of age must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.

REGISTRATION INCLUDES:
• T-shirt
• Refreshments
Register by April 3rd to guarantee T-shirt size. T-shirts are not guaranteed for same-day registration.

AWARD CATEGORIES:
Awards will be given to the following:

  • The first physically challenged male and female finishers
  • The 1st place, 2nd place and 3rd place finishers who are DeafBlind
  • The first three male and female winners in each age category: 10 and under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

ABOUT HELEN KELLER SERVICES’ HEALTH & WELLNESS PROGRAM:

The Health & Wellness Program benefits individuals ages 18 and older who are blind, have low vision, DeafBlind, and/or have intellectual disabilities. This important and popular program among HKS consumers provides accessible physical health activities and mental health initiatives, both in-person and virtually, in the Brooklyn, Hempstead, Islandia, and Sands Point, NY locations.

The program includes but is not limited to dance movement therapy, yoga and/or Pilates instruction, nutrition education, creative arts therapy, gardening activities, aromatherapy, and workshops on various topics related to health and wellness, including a quarterly mental health and self-advocacy component.

With your support and sponsorship, HKS will continue to offer a wide variety of innovative programs and services to the people we serve who urgently need us.

Helen Keller Services (HKS), a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, offers programs and services through two divisions: Helen Keller National Center for Deaf/Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC) and Helen Keller Services for the Blind (HKSB).  With your support and sponsorship, HKS will continue to offer a rich variety of innovative programs and services for people who are blind, have low vision or DeafBlind as they seek to attain their own definition of success and independence.

Register for Event

Location

Sands Point Preserve, 127 Middle Neck Road, Sands Point, NY