Area teens are organizing a run to help support the Autism Programs at Clawson and Royal Oak High Schools
The Link Program in Clawson provides an opportunity for students to help other students in the Autism Spectrum Disorder Program. The outcome of becoming a peer mentor builds leadership skills, allows for team building and diversity awareness. This is such a popular program that there are many more students who sign up to help others than the program has capacity for at this time. The Bridges (Building Relationships and Independence Daily) program brings together students with special needs as well as students with autism and learning disabiities to build friendships and celebate peer mentoring.
Additional funds will allow student volunteers to develop fun lessons and activities for students with autism.
Start time: 10:00 AM
Course Description: This 5k course winds through the tree lined streets of Clawson. Mile splits are marked, and there are road guards at all intersections. There is a water station at the 2 mile mark.
Cost: $20.00 for adults before October 6th.
$10.00 for kids before October 6th
Mile Fun Run
Start time: 9:30 AM
Course Description: The Mile Fun Run follows the woodchip path in Clawson City Park.
Cost: $5.00 (t-shirts for runner registered before October 6th.)