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Event Info:

The 4th Annual emb(race)® on Sunday, February 23, 2014 will bring together people with and without disabilities for a morning of racing, walking and fun. Emb(race)® is a message of hope – and a historic day that celebrates everyone’s abilities. It's an opportunity for friends, family and neighbors to come together and learn side by side about diversity in our community.

The event will be held on the campus of Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL. The event will feature a 5K, 10K and one-mile family walk and include people of all ages and abilities. Whether participants run, walk, stroll, roll, use a wheelchair or hand cycle, everyone can enter. There will be games for children, live music, food, prizes, awards and much more!

The inaugural event attracted over 1,200 participants and volunteers and included several honored guests including U.S. Congressman James Langevin (RI), who serves on the Armed Services Committee, House Permanent Select Committee on intelligence and the only member of Congress who is a quadriplegic. He was joined by U.S. Congressman Ted Deutch (FL), U.S. Congressman Allen West (FL), Commissioner Steve Abrams, Boca Raton Mayor Susan Whelchel and numerous local, regional and Florida State Representatives.

All event proceeds will benefit Stand Among Friends' programs and services that support individuals with disabilities.

Event Location:
Florida Atlantic University

Need directions? Click here for a map


Event Schedule:

Check-In2/23/2014 6:00 am - 7:00 am
DIRECTIONS from Glades Road traveling East; make a left turn at the 2nd entrance into FAU (this is the eastern most entrance), proceed North to the first stop sign at Arts Avenue and make a left, then continue straight past the stop sign to the parking deck on your left hand side.2/23/2014 6:00 am - 12:00 pm
10K Race2/23/2014 7:30 am
5K Race2/23/2014 7:30 am
1-Mile Family Walk2/23/2014 8:45 am
Fees:
10K: $35.00


5K: $25.00


1-Mile Family Walk: $15.00
Children under 2 years of age are free.



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