Running for Autism Awareness: NSSA’s 12th Annual Jack’s Run

i May 16th No Comments by

In spite of threatening skies, Mother Nature graciously held the rain off til just after the last award was handed out, and NSSA’s 12th Annual Jack’s Run for Autism Awareness went off without a hitch.

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Over 150 runners came out to run and support NSSA.

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Staff, families and even clients participated in the run…

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As well as behind the scenes…

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Jack himself had a great time running!

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There were enthusiastic runners of all ages.

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Congratulations to Overall Winner: 12-year-old Alex Addison and and Top Overall Female: 13-year-old Ishil Kirkhan
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We are grateful to the Miranda and Slone families for starting Jack’s Run 12 years ago in support of their nephew and NSSA.

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We are so appreciative of everyone who helped make this event a success: runners, volunteers, donors, staff and sponsors.

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Thanks to everyone who participated – we look forward to seeing you at future events!

A Reason to Run – NSSA’s Jack’s 5K Run for Autism

i May 14th No Comments by

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In spite of the cool foggy morning on May 9, Jack’s 5K Run for Autism was a bright spot in the day.

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Runners, volunteers, teachers, families, and staff all showed up to help make the event a success.

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A first-timer was the overall winner, congratulations!

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We had lots of helpers.

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It was great to see so many youngsters doing the run!

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Thanks to everyone who showed up to run and volunteer, and to the many people who made donations online at https://www.firstgiving.com/Page/3042873/Donation – and it’s not too late to help, donations can be made at FirstGiving through August 2015.