Literacy 5000 — 5K/1K Run/Walk – Sunday, April 22 at Riverside Fairmount Park
The Inland Empire Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is encouraging stay-fit enthusiasts to register and participate in the 3rd Annual Literacy 5000, 5K/1K Run/Walk, scheduled for Sunday, April 22 at Fairmount Park, Riverside. Participants can take advantage of early registration fees on or before April 6: Adult $30, Youth $15 (15 years and under), members of 100 Mile Club $10.
Fees increase April 7-19th: Adult $35, Youth $20, 100 Mile Club $10. On-site day-of-event fees will be: Adults $40 and Youth $25. Register through Active.com (http://www.active.com/running/riverside-ca/literacy-5000-2012) or Eventbrite (http://literacy5000.eventbrite.com). To obtain a mail-in flyer, go to http://www.dyslexia-ca.org/literacy5000.php. Volunteers are welcome and will receive a t-shirt and Community Service Certificate. Volunteers may sign up at http://volunteerliteracy5000.eventbrite.com.
Medals will be awarded to fastest time participants and to all 1K participants. Our Huge Health and Education Expo include many activities for kids, such as a climbing wall and Fire Engine. Enjoy our variety of food, product and health Vendors. Vendor information: (951) 712-6301.
The Inland Empire Branch of IDA serves Riverside, San Bernardino, and parts of Orange County. IDA provides programs that mentor educators in identifying and serving individuals, youth and adults, with minor to severe learning disabilities. The issue of poor literacy affects society in countless ways (poor self-esteem, impaired social development of individuals, interference with future employment) and is a major public health concern. We have served over 4000 individuals in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties alone, since 1984. For more information call (951) 686-9897or visit us at www.dyslexia-ca.org or on our Facebook page (Inland Empire International Dyslexia).