The following was submitted by Lisa Gibbs:
Samantha’s Harvest, a non-profit organization devoted to enhancing the lives of individuals with Down syndrome, is pleased to announce it will be hosting its second 5K Run and Family Walk on Sunday, June 10th at 10:00 A.M. The road race will start at Stadium on 82 Oakland Street in Reading, Massachusetts.
The proceeds from this event will benefit worthy organizations that include the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress (MDSC), Reading Integrated School Experience (RISE) of Reading, Criterion Stoneham Early Intervention Program of Woburn, The ARC of East Middlesex, the Department of Cardiology at Children's Hospital, Boston, the Woburn Launch Program, VSA arts of Massachusetts, and the Special Olympics Northeast Golf Program. Samantha's Harvest also provides scholarships for students entering the field of Special Education.
You may pre-register for the run/walk online and view race information, including entry fees, online. Registration on the day of the race will begin at 9:00 A.M. and the race will begin at 10:00 A.M. Sponsors and volunteers are welcome and much appreciated. If you wish to provide sponsorship or volunteer during the race please contact Lisa Gibbs at (781) 354-0544.
Enjoy half-priced appetizers at on 530 Main Street in Reading, Massachusetts after the race simply by showing your race number or volunteer t-shirt.
Please join us for what is sure to be a fun and rewarding event for all!